Archive for December, 2013

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

IDL 8.3 released

IDL 8.3 was quietly released on Monday. While I don’t see any truly major features, it has quite a few useful additions: PLOT, SURFACE, and CONTOUR can create displays represented by an equation implied print, i.e., just type an expression at the command line and it will be printed convenience routines for HDF5 asynchronous timers […]

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Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

AGU 2013

I’m presenting “Accelerated IDL using OpenCL” (IN53B-1563) Friday afternoon. This is a variety of work to accelerate IDL using HPC technologies such as adding OpenCL support for GPULib along with combining it with multi-core technologies such as TaskDL and mpiDL. If you want to meet up the second half of the week, let me know!

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