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April 12, 2010

From Scripting to Scaling

Craig Lucas

Over the past year or so, whenever I talk to anyone involved in the support of researchers who use HPC facilities and the subject of  programming  comes up, there seems to be a growing consensus. The next generation of scientific programmer is not using Fortran or C/C++. An increasing number of researchers can fulfil their computational needs using Python or MATLAB, or some other packages/high level languages.

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