Archive for January, 2011

Saturday, January 8th, 2011

IDLdoc 3.3.1 bug fix release

IDLdoc 3.3.1 fixes a couple memory leaks and a bug where hidden/private routines would show up in the categories listing when they shouldn’t.

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Friday, January 7th, 2011

Software development for scientists

Zeeya Merali makes an excellent point in her recent article for Nature Why Scientific Computing Does Not Compute.” (Nature, 467, 775; October 14, 2010) : As a general rule, researchers do not test or document their programs rigorously, and they rarely release their codes, making it almost impossible to reproduce and verify published results generated […]

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