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March 31, 2014

Java SE 8 Beyond Lambdas: The Big Picture

In addition to Lambdas, Java 8 features changes to the way annotations are handled, array processing, VM size, garbage collection, and so much more.

August 30, 2013

Defining an MPI Derived Type for Game of Life

What if you need to send data that is composed of two or more primitive types?

August 14, 2013

Life and Death in the Game of Life with MPI

In this post, I will finish up my description of how to compute each generation of cells on the grid.


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Programming with OpenCL 1.2

printf-style debugging and the ability to partition computing devices into subdevices make OpenCL 1.2 a very useful upgrade.

64-Bit SIMD Code from C#

A new beta of the CLR's just-in-time compiler enables direct generation of SIMD instructions in 64-bit code. Getting it set up and working takes a little know-how, however.

Pike Programming Language

A C-like language with all the OO trimmings, garbage collection, strong data types, and excellent string processing makes a powerful tool for Web programming.

Jolt Awards 2014: The Best Testing Tools

The best testing tools of the past 12 months

Debugging 256 GPU Threads in Visual Studio 2013

With Microsoft C++ AMP and Visual Studio, you can easily debug hundreds of GPU threads.

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Oracle Java 8 Launched with Lambda Expressions for Parallelism

The new Java positioned for convergence across the stack and for parallelism

TechExcel DevSuite 9.3 ALM

Manage requirements with customization based on project complexity

XebiaLabs: Why Dev Needs DevOps

New versions of XL Deploy and XL Release

Nvidia CUDA 6 Now Free To Download

A promise of an easier parallel programming model

Intel Updates Cluster and Parallel Studio XE 2013

Updates for Intel Cluster Studio XE 2013 and Intel Parallel Studio XE 2013

A New Measure For Agile Team Effectiveness

Software Development Performance Index (SDPI) developed with Carnegie Mellon

IPython 1.0 Language-Agnostic Architecture

Architecture for interactive computing, includes parallel tools

Real Agile Means Everybody Is Agile

VersionOne extends Agile collaboration to all stakeholders

TotalView Debugging Support for Intel Xeon Phi

TotalView 8.12 support for Cray XC30 supercomputer series and Apple

Assassin's Creed 3 Is Agile On Perforce

Swarm is new peer review software for distributed Agile teams

Events of Interest

September 17. St. Louis, MO. Powered by JavaScript

September 17-19. St. Louis, MO. Strangeloop

September 23-24. San Francisco, CA. Designers of Things Conference

September 24-25. Boston, MA. Boston App Expo

October 1-3. Santa Clara, CA. Software Developer's Workshop at ARM TechCon (Dr. Dobb's bloggers Al Williams and Eric Bruno will be presenting.)

October 9-10. Palo Alto, CA. Code Stars Summit

October 11-12. Los Altos Hills, CA. Silicon Valley Code Camp

October 17-18. Austin, TX. CITCON (Continuous Integration and Testing Conference)

November 3-5. San Francisco, CA. QCon

November 4-5. London, England. Code Mesh Conference

November 17-21. Budapest, Hungary. ApacheCon Europe

Videos of Past Events

September 2013. JavaOne

September 2013. SpringOne 2GX

June 2013. JAXConf 2013

June 2013. Chicago Algorithmic Trading Conference

May 2013. Google I/O

March 2013. GPU Technology Conference

October 2012. JAXLondon 2012

September 2012. Strangeloop

September 2012. Intel Developer Forum

August 2012. VMWorld

July 2012. Java Language Summit

June 2012. Google I/O 2012

May 2012. Atlassian Summit

May 2012 (paid). Fluent Conference

March 2012. Multicore World

July 2011. JVM Language Summit