Excerpt: “Advances in high-throughput biology have transformed modern biology into an incredibly data-rich science. Biologists who never thought they needed computer programming skills are now finding that using an Excel spreadsheet is simply not enough.”
Script languages offer help for those who do not want to embrace R for Data processing and editing, and this (free!) course seems to be a very good resource. It assumes no previous knowledge of programming, and what I have seen until know it is easy to understand yet helpful.
Thanks Claudius, for the link!