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The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) designs and operates some of the world's most powerful computing resources.

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Register now for C++ at TACC!

Registration for TACC Summer Institutes Opens April 1st!CLOSING TODAY:C++ for C Programmers with Victor EijkhoutThis training will be on site at TACC in the Advanced Computing Building; maximum 30 attendees -- registrants will be notified within one week of registration Friday Feb 16 | 9:00AM – 12:00PM CST (session 1 of 2)Friday Feb 23 | 9:00AM – 12:00PM CST (session 2 of 2)In this tutorial, we explore C++ from the point of view of what it adds to C, and which C mechanisms should not longer be used.Section 1 of 2: A quick introduction to object-oriented programming for intermediate level C programmers; C++ containers as replacement of C array mechanisms.Section 2 of 2: Discusses various modern C++ mechanisms, for both C programmers and aspiring intermediate C++ programmers; an opportunity for attendees to workshop their own code alongside TACC staff and receive feedback.Register here: https://tacc.utexas.edu/use-tacc/training/2024/c-for-c-programmers/Per our policy, attendees must have an active TACC account to participate in training activities on TACC resources. To verify your login information and ensure your account is active, or to create a TACC account* please visit https://accounts.tacc.utexas.edu/ at least one week prior to the start of the training. *If you are creating a new TACC account, we recommend using your institution email address (e.g. name@utexas.edu) for prompt verification and approval.All upcoming trainings can be found here: https://tacc.utexas.edu/use-tacc/training/

Closing Soon: C++ at TACC

Registration Open: CLOSING SOON:  C++ for C Programmers with Victor Eijkhout This training will be on site at TACC in the Advanced Computing Building; maximum 30 attendees -- registrants will be notified within one week of registration Friday Feb 16 | 9:00AM – 12:00PM CST (session 1 of 2)Friday Feb 23 | 9:00AM – 12:00PM CST (session 2 of 2)In this tutorial, we explore C++ from the point of view of what it adds to C, and which C mechanisms should not longer be used.Section 1 of 2: A quick introduction to object-oriented programming for intermediate level C programmers; C++ containers as replacement of C array mechanisms.Section 2 of 2: Discusses various modern C++ mechanisms, for both C programmers and aspiring intermediate C++ programmers; an opportunity for attendees to workshop their own code alongside TACC staff and receive feedback.Register here: https://tacc.utexas.edu/use-tacc/training/2024/c-for-c-programmers/CMake with Victor Eijkhout This training will be on site at TACC in the Advanced Computing Building; maximum 30 attendees -- registrants will be notified within one week of registration.Friday April 12 | 9:00AM – 12:00PM CSTThis tutorial covers CMake in three increasingly sophisticated stages: using CMake, creating packages, and sharing packages with CMake users. Register here: https://tacc.utexas.edu/use-tacc/training/2024/cmake/Per our policy, attendees must have an active TACC account to participate in training activities on TACC resources. To verify your login information and ensure your account is active, or to create a TACC account* please visit https://accounts.tacc.utexas.edu/ at least one week prior to the start of the training. *If you are creating a new TACC account, we recommend using your institution email address (e.g. name@utexas.edu) for prompt verification and approval.

Frontera System Maintenance Tues 13 Feb 2024

Frontera will not be available from 8:00 AM to 7:30 PM (CST) on Tuesday 13 February 2024.  System maintenance will be performed during this time.Please submit any questions you may have via the TACC User Portal. https://tacc.utexas.edu/portal/tickets

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CMake with Victor Eijkhout

This short course covers CMake in three increasingly sophisticated stages: Help! This software uses CMake! Help! I want to write my own CMake configuration! Help! I want other people to use my CMake package!

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Byte Size Basics

A collection of easily digestible discussions on a variety of training topics.