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Open Source Support 

What are your experiences porting legacy code to OS X. Would you like to use compilers other than those currently supported by XCode. Think about an Automator script that performs: Xcode Transition: Doing It RightBefore you migrate a project to Xcode, you can take a…

Gfortran for Mac 

I am compiling a large collection of Fortran 77 code using gfortran. All source compiles cleanly without error or warnings. However, during link I get the following warning: “Can’t find atom for N_GSYM stabs….” Some google research has shown me that this error has occurred…

NVIDIA CUDA on Mac OS X 

NVIDIA just released its GPGPU technology i.e. the infrastructure for performing general purpose computing on its graphics cards, for Mac OS X. This technology is called “Compute Unified Device Architecture” or simply CUDA and it essentially provides a programmer with a C-compiler that creates executables that run on their…

Electronic lab Mac notebook 

Hi all, I’m starting on a new position soon, and thought I would start getting organized: having written my PhD thesis recently made me realize how hard it is to find the older things I’ve been doing. For that reason, I’m looking for an electronic…

MacResearch Partners with Dataseam 

It’s my pleasure to announce that MacResearch is partnering with the Kentucky Dataseam Initiative to help develop applications for scientific computing on the largest Xgrid powered computing grid. There will be more information in the coming weeks and months regarding projects we are working on…

In Memoriam: Warren L. DeLano 

It’s with sadness that I bring the news that Warren L. DeLano passed away, suddenly and unexpectedly, on Tuesday November 3rd. For some of you, Warren’s name will be instantly recognized. For many more, you know him indirectly as the developer of PyMOL. PyMOL, the…

Grand Central Now Open to All for Mac 

Apple today made the source code of Grand Central Dispatch available under an Apache open source license. One of the new technologies for concurrency added to Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Grand Central is Appleā€™s attempt to help developers deal with the rise of multi-core. The…