Fortran Modernisation Workshop, Aug 2016

This two day computational science-centred practical hands on workshop is aimed at Fortran programmers who want to write modern code, or modernise existing codes, to make it more readable and maintainable by encouraging good software engineering practices.

Topics will include:

  • Software engineering for computational science;
  • Modern Fortran standards and how to write optimized and efficient Fortran;
  • NetCDF and HDF5 scientific file formats for data sharing in Fortran;
  • GNU Automake to automate the build process;
  • pFUnit unit testing framework for testing Fortran codes;
  • Doxygen for Fortran code documentation;
  • Git version control for collaborative code development;
  • In-memory visualisation using PLplot in Fortran;
  • IEEE Floating Point Exception Handling
  • Software verification and portability using the NAG Fortran compiler
  • Fortran interoperability with C, Python and R;
  • Introduction to parallelism for Fortran.

Click on the links below for further details and registration:

28-29/JUL/2016 Southampton – http://www.nag.co.uk/soton-07-2016

27-28/OCT/2016 Daresbury – https://eventbooking.stfc.ac.uk/news-events/fortran-modernisation-workshop

For further information, please contact wadud.miah@nag.co.uk

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