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Doctor Fortran in "To Be Continued"
Опубликовано Steve Lionel (Intel) Размещено 30.12.2016 0
This is my last blog post as an Intel employee (see Doctor Fortran in "Thirty-Eight") but I intend to keep active in the Fortran (and Intel Developer Zone) community. First, though, I'll take a short break. Future Doctor Fortran posts will be found here. Before I go, a brief update on the status...
Doctor Fortran in "Thirty-Eight"
Опубликовано Steve Lionel (Intel) Размещено 02.10.2016 3
October 2, 1978 was a typical New England fall day. I walked into the entrance of what had once been a Caldor department store in Tewksbury, Massachusetts. This converted shopping center was the just-opened software development outpost of Digital Equipment Corporation, or DEC, and it was my first...
Doctor Fortran in "A Blast from the Past"
Опубликовано Steve Lionel (Intel) Размещено 19.01.2016 0
David Muxworthy, ISO Fortran standards committee (WG5) Corrigenda editor and member of BCS (formerly British Computer Society) recently sent along a fascinating document. It comes from a project to digitize old papers from the archive of the BCS Fortran Specialist Group and is a 1977 summary of c...
Doctor Fortran in "One Door Closes"
Опубликовано Steve Lionel (Intel) Размещено 04.09.2015 0
In previous posts (here, here and here), I've written about the content of and process of creating the next revision of the Fortran standard, Fortran 2015. At the August 2015 joint WG5/J3 meeting in London, England, we finally shut the door on adding still more new features to F2015, though a few snuck in during the meeting. First I'll bring you up to date on what's planned for the new standard, including the latest additions, and then talk a bit about what comes next.
Doctor Fortran in "We All Live in a Yellow Submodule"
Опубликовано Steve Lionel (Intel) Размещено 07.07.2015 0
This article introduces the implementation of the submodule feature new in Intel® Fortran in compiler version 16.0. This allows modification of submodules without recompiling every source that uses a module.
Doctor Fortran in "The Future of Fortran"
Опубликовано Steve Lionel (Intel) Размещено 27.03.2015 4
In November 2014, I led a session at SC14 (the event formerly known as “Supercomputing”) titled “The Future of Fortran”. I invited representatives from other vendors and members of the Fortran standards committee to participate, and had some accept, but when it came time for the session, I was up...
GNU Terry Pratchett
Опубликовано Steve Lionel (Intel) Размещено 24.03.2015 0
  xkcd This post contains no Fortran. British author Sir Terry Pratchett died March 12, 2015 at age 66, finally succumbing to what he called "The Embuggerance", a rare form of Alzheimer’s disease, posterior cortical atrophy (PCA), which affects the rear portions of the brain. An extensive obit...
Doctor Fortran in "It's a Modern Fortran World"
Опубликовано Steve Lionel (Intel) Размещено 30.12.2013 0
I recently received a copy of "Numerical Computing with Modern Fortran", by Richard Hanson and Tim Hopkins, and noted how many books on Fortran are being published recently with "Modern Fortran" in the titles. It turns out this is not a new phenomenon - a search on Amazon.com shows that this phra...
Has it really been 35 years?
Опубликовано Steve Lionel (Intel) Размещено 02.10.2013 6
I knew this date was coming up, but I had forgotten about it for a while until my manager reminded me - October 2, 2013 marks my 35th anniversary "at Intel". I put that in quotes because Intel "grandfathered" my time at DEC and Compaq. It was October 2, 1978, when I walked into DEC's facility in ...
Doctor Fortran Goes Dutch: Fortran 2015
Опубликовано Steve Lionel (Intel) Размещено 08.08.2013 1
The ISO Fortran Standards Committee held its annual meeting in Delft, The Netherlands, in late June. I represented Intel at this meeting where the focus was on completing the set of requirements for the next revision of the Fortran standard, to be called Fortran 2015. You can read my earlier post...