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Testing Scientific Software

Yesterday, Michael Feathers tweeted that, "The hardest bit of TDD [test-driven development] for ppl in scientific computation is that they often don't know ...
September 15, 2010

It Shouldn’t Hurt This Much

One of my students says good things about Spyder, a Python environment with MATLAB-like features. OK, I'd like to give it a try. On Mac OS X. Ah---it nee...
September 12, 2010

And For My Next Trick…

One of the things people have voted right up to the top of our poll is reproducible research. The phrase means different things to different people, but part...
September 09, 2010