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Doctor Fortran in "Revert! Revert! The End (of the format) is Nigh!"

Recently, a customer wrote in our User Forums that he wanted to write out the values of an array, all in one line, where the number of elements was not known at compile

Authored by Last updated on 01/24/2019 - 16:00
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Doctor, it hurts when I do this!

It is often said that you can write bad code in any language, and I certainly can't argue with that.

Authored by Last updated on 06/14/2017 - 16:43
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Domestic or Imported?

One day while I was wandering the aisles of my local grocery store, a woman beckoned me over to a table and asked if I would like to "try some imported chocolate?" Neatly arrayed on the table were

Authored by Last updated on 06/14/2017 - 15:57
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Doctor Fortran in "I Can C Clearly Now, Part I"

Spend any time in the comp.lang.fortran newsgroup, or other places where programming languages are discussed, and you’ll soon see a new “Which is better, Fortran or C?” thread show up.

Authored by Last updated on 06/14/2017 - 15:31
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Get the Most out of Intel® Compilers for your Ultrabook™ Apps

First, let me begin by saying that compiler switches are mainly targeted for specific processors (not operating systems).

Authored by Gael H. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 12/12/2018 - 20:18
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GCC x86 Performance Hints

      People say that GCC (GNU Compiler Collection) cannot generate effective code compared to other proprietary compilers. Is it a myth or reality?

Authored by Evgeny Stupachenko (Intel) Last updated on 03/27/2019 - 10:18
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OpenMP* 4.0 may offer important solutions for targeting and vectorization

The upcoming OpenMP 4.0 will be discussed at SC12, and there wil

Authored by James R. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 05/28/2018 - 18:28
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Doctor Fortran in "Source Form Just Wants to be Free"

In the beginning, there was only one source form for FORTRAN (as it was then known) programs. Each statement was exactly 72 characters long - no more, no less.

Authored by Last updated on 05/28/2018 - 18:28
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GCC x86 Code Size Optimizations

      The time when programmers did their best to minimize an application code size have gone.

Authored by Evgeny Stupachenko (Intel) Last updated on 03/27/2019 - 10:17
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“Why Should I Update GCC x86 Compiler?” or “GCC Compiler Performance on Intel® Atom™ from Version to Version”

      I’ll try to figure out what is new for Intel® Atom™ architecture in new versions of GCC and how this affects performance and code size on the well-known EEMBC CoreMark*  benchmark:

Authored by Evgeny Stupachenko (Intel) Last updated on 03/27/2019 - 10:21