Archive for November, 2013

Monday, November 18th, 2013

mgunit 1.4.0 released

mgunit 1.4.0 has been released! Download available on the Releases page. mgunit is an easy to use unit testing framework for IDL. New in this release: Checks for updates when using the VERSION keyword. Fix for test cases with no valid tests. Added RUNNERS keyword and allowed FILENAMES to accept a string array so that […]

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Thursday, November 14th, 2013

FastDL: parallel computing in IDL

The Tech-X website was redesigned this year with an emphasis on our VORPAL based products, moving FastDL off the website but FastDL is still maintained and sold. I added Windows support and had made a few smaller updates for TaskDL this year. TaskDL is a task farming library for naturally (“embarrassingly”) parallel problems, such as […]

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Monday, November 11th, 2013

mgunit: Unit testing with IDL

I spoke at LASP today about mgunit: Unit testing is a technique to automate testing individual units of code. It is generally considered to have many advantages including helping find problems early, providing safety for making changes, and providing examples of code usage. mgunit is an open source unit testing framework for IDL with the […]

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