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Security TCBuild: A New Build Tool for Fortran 

Fortran 90 can include reasonably complex dependencies, which must be taken into account when building a multiple-file program. Unfortunately, most build tools either don’t support Fortran, or don’t help the developer much. A standard make file, for example, requires you to enter dependencies manually, or develop a…

Cocoa for Scientists 

Articles in this series include: Hello Brave New World Classy Cocoa Living Objects Good References It’s All in the Genes Jekyll and Hyde Into Xcode IB, Therefore I am MVC is not the ‘Motor Vehicle Commission’ Popping Up All Over the Place The Value in…

Grant Writing on a Mac 

As my grant writing has ramped up over the years, I’ve gradually brought my workflow over to the iWork suite and found it much more satisfying than in the Office world. Surprisingly, there are no resources on the internet providing tips and tricks for research…

Compiling MPI with f90 support on Snow Leopard 

Good day friends, I am trying to compile the latest stable iteration of MPI, downloadable from http://www.mcs.anl.gov/research/projects/mpich2/index.php, on my MacBook Pro that utilizes the Snow Leopard OS, 10.6.4. I have installed both gfortran and gcc, both obtained from http://hpc.sourceforge.net/ When I compile the MPI program,…

OpenCL Security Tutorials 

The OpenCL Tutorials: In iTunes, you can subscribe to the podcasts by going to: Advanced -> Subscribe to podcast URL: http://feeds.feedburner.com/opencl Episode 1 – Introduction to OpenCL Episode 2 – OpenCL Fundamentals Episode 3 – Building an OpenCL Project Episode 4 – Memory Layout and…

Tinkering with Google App Engine 

Google announced Google App Engine, their long-awaited answer to web services offered by Amazon and others. Google took a different approach to their competitors by including a full application stack for developers. This made App Engine less flexible, by forcing developers to use the programming tools and libraries…