Archive for September, 2014

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

IDL 8.3 über-installation

Paulo Penteado has updated his Building cross-platform IDL runtime applications article with an über-installation for IDL 8.3 on all current platforms: I created a package for IDL 8.3. It contains all the files in the current manifest_rt.txt file, which cover all the current platforms: Linux (x86_64), Windows (x86 and x86_64), Mac (x86_64) and Solaris (x86_64 […]

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Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Software Carpentry talk at SciPy 2014

Greg Wilson gave a great talk about Software Carpentry at SciPy this year. I think more efforts like the Software Carpentry seminars are greatly needed in science — I’ve mentioned Software Carpentry several times before. If you are interested in teaching, he highly recommends the book How Learning Works. It gives a summary of the […]

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