Category Archives: Web 2.0

Collaborating With GitHub – 225th AAS Meeting

We are in the process of making the making the Montage mosaic engine accessible through GitHub, so it was good timing to attend the workshop on Collaborating With GitHub at the 225th American Astronomical Society (AAS) meeting in Seattle, WA … Continue reading

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The dot Astronomy 6 Conference

For my last post of 2014, I would like to draw everyone’s attention to the on-line material about the dot Astronomy 6 Conference, held this year at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago, on December 8-10. This annual meeting on on-line astronomy … Continue reading

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Software Events at the 225th AAS Meeting, Seattle, Jan 4-8

Reproduced from the AAS web page and the ASCL Blog, with the permission of Alice Allen. See the ASCL Blog for more details. Join the Software Publication Special Interest Group (SPSIG) The AAS Working Group on Astronomical Software (WGAS) has … Continue reading

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Second Workshop on Sustainable Software for Science: Practice and Experiences

The Second Workshop on Sustainable Software for Science: Practice and Experiences (WSSSPE2) was held on Sunday, November 16, 2014, in New Orleans, in conjunction with Supercomputing ’14.  Broadly speaking, the WSSSPE events aim to provide a cross-discipline forum for a discussion of the … Continue reading

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Enhancements to the Astronomy Source Code Library (ASCL)

The Astronomy Source Code Library (ASCL) is a rapidly growing, free online registry for astronomical source codes that have been used in research that have appeared in, or been submitted to, peer-reviewed publication. There are now over 900 codes indexed by … Continue reading

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Software Carpentry Lessons Learned – A Talk at Sci Py2014

This is a video of a highly entertaining presentation by Greg Wilson, the founder of Software Carpentry, which teaches lab skills for scientific computing through intensive “boot camps” and on-line resources. The story of how Software Carpentry came about alone … Continue reading

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