Neil Hopcroft

A digital misfit

Archive for December 2014

Building Octave

Having spent the last few months working with Matlab, Octave caught my eye. It is GNU project intended to be ‘quite similar to Matlab’. It looks like they have a bunch of unmaintained packages that could use a bit of refreshing. These are the steps I’ve taken to build and run Octave under Cygwin: hg […]

Another new era – it’s different this time

I’ve been looking around for a while for an open source project to get involved with, until now nothing has really piqued my interested. After heartbleed I took a look at OpenSSL but figured that had a lot of eyes on it especially then and I’d get lost in the crowd. Now my life is […]