Archive for April, 2015

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Selectively running mgunit tests

Sometimes it is useful to selectively run tests from a suite of mgunit tests. For example, in the GPULib unit test suite, certain tests required hardware capable of performing them, e.g., double precision computations, streaming, etc. There is a SKIP keyword to ASSERT to handle these situations. For example, a GPULib unit test requiring double […]

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Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

MySQL bindings

Recently, I have been working on a data pipeline that updates a MySQL database. We have been using Java simply to access the database and I thought I would simplify our toolchain by removing the dependency on Java by updating the database directly from IDL where we already have all the data that is needed […]

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Friday, April 17th, 2015

Print version of Modern IDL sold out

I sold the last print copy of Modern IDL that I had this morning. At this time, I do not intend to make another print run; the PDF will be the only version of the book from now on1. While I continually update Modern IDL for new versions of IDL, only the PDF purchasers get […]

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