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Cleaning the CPAN cage: January 2015

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In the first installment of my participation in the CPAN Pull Request Challenge I was assigned the module XML::NamespaceSupport. The module enables one to pr...

Installing MinGW doesn’t suck anymore

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Recently a PhD student at the institute where I work wanted to use make and gfortran on a Windows box without having to install Cygwin in order to compile a ...

Windows Git Installation

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A version control system is fundamental to the work of anyone developing software, whether it be scientific software or not. This is one of the fundamental ...

Test suite profiling

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Recently at $work I found that our test suite was taking longer and longer to run and had begun to slow down development. A long-running test suite smells of...