During some random, boredom dispelling web wandering one day about a year or so ago I came across the web site for the zBox. In most areas of the sciences these days, having access to some sort of high performance computing facility has become a non-negotiable requirement. However, purchasing these large clusters is an expensive [...]
Archive for July, 2005
I love Mac Miniâ€™s. There is no doubting it. Despite giving mine up to a very good home a while ago now I still marvel at how Apple have managed to pack a decent enough machine into such a small, attractive and quiet package. However, the mini is not without its faults and it is [...]
I spent the night refactoring the configuration code for fedWS2. While at the end of a seven hour stretch it does nothing it didnâ€™t do before and I have managed to knock nothing off the todo list, I have an incredible sense of achievement.
While the functional requirements and general design was mapped out, the exact [...]
Work on fedWS2 is plugging along at a nice pace. As many of you will know, the HLA has numerous restrictions on the platforms it will run on (well, the particular RTI have to use at lesat). To add to this pain, the particular simulation we are working with at the moment will only work [...]
Iâ€™ve spent some time with different IDEâ€™s in recent days and while the two Eclipse alternatives I tried were really, really good, they lacked one feature which for me is a deal breaker (Iâ€™ll get to that shortly). The two I tried were Netbeans and IntelliJ IDEA:
I began my IDE days as a Netbeans [...]