Modern Fortran in Practice

Cambridge University Press
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From its earliest days, the Fortran programming language has been designed with computing efficiency in mind. The latest standard, Fortran 2008, incorporates a host of modern features, including object-orientation, array operations, user-defined types, and provisions for parallel computing. This tutorial guide shows Fortran programmers how to apply these features in twenty-first-century style: modular, concise, object-oriented, and resource-efficient, using multiple processors. It offers practical real-world examples of interfacing to C, memory management, graphics and GUIs, and parallel computing using MPI, OpenMP, and coarrays. The author also analyzes several numerical algorithms and their implementations and illustrates the use of several open source libraries. Full source code for the examples is available on the book's website.
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About the author

Arjen Markus is a senior consultant at Deltares, an institute for applied research in the field of water, subsurface and infrastructure in the Netherlands, where he develops and maintains their numerical modelling programs and the tools that accompany them. He is an active contributor to the ACM newsletter Fortran Forum and the comp.lang.fortran newsgroup.

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Cambridge University Press
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Jun 18, 2012
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Pages
271
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ISBN
9781139510738
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English
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Computers / General
Computers / Programming / General
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