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Testing Image Processing

Testing has always been part of Software Carpentry, but it's also always been one of our weak spots. We explain that testing can't possibly uncover al...
March 17, 2013

Cumulative Enrollment

One measure of how well we're doing is the number of people we've helped. Here's what the last 15 months have looked like:
March 17, 2013

Snowstorms and Blackouts in Virginia

Despite inclement weather, last week's bootcamp at the University of Virginia went well. According to Steve Crouch, 33 researchers spent two days learning so...
March 15, 2013

A New Testing Framework for MATLAB

Steve Eddins just announced a new unit testing framework for MATLAB. Based in part on lessons learned from his earlier mUnit framework, it has everything yo...
March 12, 2013

Halving Fail Rates using Peer Instruction

Leo Porter, Cynthia Bailey-Lee, and Beth Simon: "Halving Fail Rates using Peer Instruction: A Study of Four Computer Science Courses". Proc. SIGCSE 2013. Pee...
March 08, 2013