Sunday, June 3, 2018

Top 5 free GitHub alternatives in 2018

Now that Microsoft has acquired GitHub, many are looking to move their code to some other hosting platform. But, what are some good free alternatives to GitHub in 2018?

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Friday, April 27, 2018

$10 Flash Sale!

Take advantage of Packt Publishing's Flash Sale: Head on over to to get the eBook version of Machine Learning for OpenCV, OpenCV with Python Blueprints, and OpenCV: Computer Vision Projects with Python for only $10 each!

Limited time only.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

10 simple rules for making research software more robust

Scientific software is often developed by a single person, usually a graduate student or a postdoc. The code might run just fine on their own computer, but what if someone else wants to run it? More often than not, scientific code is poorly documented, might work in unexpected ways (or not at all), rely on nonexistent paths or resources, or might simply fail to reproduce what was published in the paper. To avoid many common challenges associated with scientific code, Morgan Taschuk from the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) and Greg Wilson from the Software Carpentry Foundation (Austin, TX) have come up with a list of ten simple rules.