Archive of Notes and Events

The SoundSoftware 2012 Workshop 19 Jun 2012

The SoundSoftware 2012 Workshop yesterday was a successful event, bringing together talks on software development and experience from the audio and music research field with best practice ideas from around the research world.

First Workshop on Maintainable Software Practices in e-Science 11 Jun 2012

Our colleagues at the Software Sustainability Institute are co-organising an international workshop on Maintainable Software Practices in e-Science, co-located with the 8th IEEE International Conference on eScience, Chicago, October 2012.

SoundSoftware 2012 Workshop: registration deadline extended 31 May 2012

The registration deadline for the SoundSoftware 2012 Workshop on Software and Data for Audio and Music Research has just been extended until the 11th of June.

Making Open Access a reality for Science 31 May 2012

Encouragement for supporters of Open Access publication this week from Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda.

SoundSoftware 2012 Workshop: programme available 25 May 2012

We're happy to announce that the full programme for the SoundSoftware 2012 Workshop is now available.

A successful workshop in Newcastle 16 May 2012

We helped to organise the Software Carpentry bootcamp at Newcastle university this week, together with the Digital Institute and the Software Sustainability Institute.

Mercurial at the UCL Bootcamp 4 May 2012

We used Mercurial with EasyMercurial in the version control segment of the Software Carpentry boot camp at UCL this week. Here's a report on how it went.

SoundSoftware 2012: Workshop on Software and Data for Audio and Music Research 25 Apr 2012

We're organising a one day workshop on "Software and Data for Audio and Music Research". The aim of this workshop is to discuss issues such as robust software development for audio and music research, reproducible research, management of research data, and open access.

Unit testing: Why bother? 13 Apr 2012

We explain what unit testing is, how you can make it work for you with the minimum of fuss, and why you might like to do so.

Pitfalls in C and C++: Unsigned types 12 Apr 2012

Discussing problems with unsigned types in C and C++, one of a number of common pitfalls for audio and music research developers.