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Reading roundup

Roundup of links from the last week's worth of interesting reads.

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Building a decision tree chart with graphviz

Walking through the process of converting my pen-and-paper sketch of a decision tree into a computer graphic with graphviz.

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Group meeting feedback, 20 Jan 2015

I gave another group meeting today, this time on random arrangements of iLoci. This entry records feedback I received from the group members.

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Formatting C code with clang-format

Found a nifty tool for enforcing formatting styles for C code.

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PEP8 and the Atom editor

I tried out the Atom text editor very soon after it came out. For some reason--whether a half-hearted attempt on my part, or the fact that Atom was an unrefined beta--I didn't love it. After only a day or two, I reverted to the Komodo Edit editor I had been comfortable with for several years.

Recently, I heard a ...

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Reading roundup

Roundup of links from the last week's worth of interesting reads.

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Reading roundup

Roundup of links from the last week's worth of interesting reads.

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New year reading roundup

Roundup of links to interesting Christmas/New Year holiday reads.

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Reading roundup

Roundup of links to interesting reads from the last couple of weeks.

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Misconceptions about research software

I stumbled across the following question the other day in an email digest from Quora.

I have 5 years of working experience, but I still code very slow. How can I code faster? What should I learn?

Most of the responses don't answer the question directly, but instead make the point that speed is a very poor metric by ...

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