Archive for December, 2011

Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Computational science on StackExchange

StackExchange, a network of collaborative question and answer sites, has opened a new site for computational science. Some questions on the site now: Is it possible to dynamically resize a sparse matrix in the Petsc library? Future of OpenCL? Parallel I/O options, in particular parallel HDF5 Is it worthwhile to write unit tests for scientific […]

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Monday, December 12th, 2011

IDLdoc 3.4.2 release

The new IDLdoc 3.4.2 release changes one small aspect of the .sav file in the distribution (the source distribution is example the same as the 3.4.1 release): it removes the IDL library routines from the .sav file, i.e., it doesn’t do a RESOLVE_ALL when constructing the .sav file. Currently, IDLdoc is built with IDL 6.4 […]

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Monday, December 12th, 2011

Coyote graphics docs

David Fanning recently used IDLdoc to generate documentation for his Coyote Graphics library: On-line documentation is now available for all 41 of the Coyote Graphics programs. (These are a subset of the programs in the Coyote Library.) This will make it much easier to use these Coyote Graphics programs.

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