Archive for April, 2009

Distributed Development at Agile 2009

Monday, April 27th, 2009

A while back I wrote a paper on Distributed Agile Development at Microsoft patterns & practices. I’ll be giving a talk on this at Agile 2009 in Chicago. One of the things I’d like to do as part of getting this talk together is gather some more ...

N-Body Modeling and Technical Computing Resources

Thursday, April 16th, 2009

Someone asked for a list of resources on N-Body modeling. I had a bunch of links in my favorites so here they are. I also threw in some more on technical computing and writing high performance code.

Dealing With Rounding Errors in Numerical Unit Tests Updated

Tuesday, April 14th, 2009

I’ve updated Dealing With Rounding Errors in Numerical Unit Tests to include some more features based on some of the comments I’ve received. If you used the original source code then best check the updated version which deals with the case where the expected value is zero a lot better.

Parallel Computing: The New Old Thing

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

  This is one of several forthcoming posts on concurrency and parallel computing. Much of the content may end up in a white paper I’m writing to help developers get to grips with concurrent or parallel computing. I’d love to hear your feedback on this. If you think this is helpful ...