July 01, 2021
Authors: Laurence Kedward, Sebastian Ehlert, Ondřej Čertík, Zachary Moon, Milan Curcic
Welcome to the July 2021 edition of the monthly Fortran newsletter. The newsletter comes out at the beginning of every month and details Fortran news from the previous month.
This month we’ve had several updates to the website:
Let us know if you have any suggestions for the website and its content. We welcome any new contributors to the website and the tutorials page in particular - see the contributor guide for how to get started.
Here’s what’s new in
Work in progress:
dispfunction to display your data
format_stringto format other type to string
Please help improve stdlib by testing and reviewing pull requests!
The candidate for file system operations to be included in stdlib is being developed by @MarDiehl and @arjenmarkus in this repository. Please try it out and let us know how it works, if there are any issues, or if the API can be improved.
Alpha release update: Last month saw the release of v0.3.0 for fpm which includes a number of new features and bug fixes.
Here is what is new in fpm:
Work in progress:
fpm is still in early development and we need as much help as we can get.
Here’s how you can help today:
The short-term goal of fpm is to make development and installation of Fortran packages with dependencies easier. Its long term goal is to build a rich and decentralized ecosystem of Fortran packages and create a healthy environment in which new open source Fortran projects are created and published with ease.
lfortran fmtworks on more projects): block data, common block, equivalence, custom operator declaration, flush, critical and event statements
FortranCon 2021 will be held virtually from September 23-24, 2021. For more information, visit the FortranCon website.
We thank everybody who contributed to fortran-lang in the past month by commenting in any of these repositories: