Archive for November, 2011

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

IDLdoc 3.4.1 released

There was a bug in IDLdoc 3.4 which caused crashes with certain content in the Requires tag. The fix is in IDLdoc 3.4.1, get it here. Also, I have confirmation that IDLdoc will run on big libraries, i.e., over 4000 files, 7700 routines, and 850,000 lines of code!

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Monday, November 28th, 2011

Tech-X at AGU

I will be AGU next week (Tuesday through Thursday morning). I’ll be hanging out at the Tech-X booth (circled at right, just up from the NASA booth) most of the time, but will also be patrolling the posters and hitting a few talks as well. Here’s our press release: Tech-X Corporation invites you to visit […]

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Monday, November 21st, 2011

IDLdoc 3.4 released

IDLdoc 3.4 was released today. This is mostly a bug fix version, but there is on big feature: LaTeX equation formatting. To use LaTeX equations in your docs, just use standard LaTeX syntax anywhere plain text is allowed. For example, here is an example of using an equation in the main description: ;+ ; Inverse […]

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Thursday, November 17th, 2011


When writing applications or even just longer programs, I used to sprinkle in PRINT statements regularly, telling me of the progress of the program. At some point, I would think the program is working correctly and I would then have to search through the code to find all the PRINT statements to either comment them […]

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