User:Tetherman

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Activities for Dave Lang

Date Time Tasks
2008_Sep_23 1.5_hrs Looking into Ubuntu and open source Fortrans
2008-Sep-24 0.5 hrs Communication/Admin; Mac Intel PC Virtual Machine exploration
2008-Sep-25 1.0 hrs Getting PC Virtual Machine "VMware Fusion"; Install and set-up configurations
2008-Sep-26 1.5 hrs Download and Install Ubuntu; Problems encountered with VMware-Fusion & Ubuntu windows; Looking into changing to Parallels VM for Mac
2008-Sep-27 3.5 hrs Download Parallels; Familization with installation and configuration; Identifying choice of Open source Fortran 95; Some Python education
2008-Sep-29 3.0 hrs Install Parallels VM on Mac; Exploring Python and Array Pointers
2008-Sep-30 5.0 hrs Install and Configure Ubuntu under Parallels; Bringing up Ubuntu desktop; Figuring out VM Ubuntu-to-Mac file transfer procedure.
======> End of Pay Period 1: TOTAL Time for SEPT= 16 hrs
2008-Oct-1 2.0 hrs Establishing and testing Ubuntu/GTOSS inter-machine file transfer path options
2008-Oct-3 1.5 hrs Move GTOSS source to Ubuntu; Download GNU "g95 Fortran"
2008-Oct-4 3.0 hrs Figuring out g95 Fortran installation; Linux System admin stuff
2008-Oct-5 6.0 hrs Business Admin; Setting up Fortran installation; Solving configuragtion difficulties
2008-Oct-6 7.5 hrs Solved config problem(s), g95 now executes; Dealing w/GNU-vs-Absoft Fortran idiosyncracies; Successful compile of GTOSS; entering Makefile/Config purgatory (but not Hell); Successful "makes" of all GTOSS apps
2008-Oct-7 4.5 hrs Brought-up "GTOSS-verification scripts" under Ubuntu; Wrestling with g95 application "segmentation faults"; Exploring Python vers for Mac
2008-Oct-8 4.5 hrs Chasing Seg Fault problem.
2008-Oct-9 6.5 hrs Seg Fault solved; Ubuntu GTOSS execution verified; Preparing Ubuntu GTOSS install manual; Preparing GTOSS distribution files
2008-Oct-10 2.5 hrs Developing Ubuntu GTOSS "Getting Started" manual; Organizing GTOSS Delivery docs; Exploring Python Object Oriented features
2008-Oct-11 3.5 hrs Preparing Ubuntu GTOSS "Getting Started" manual; Organizing GTOSS Delivery docs
2008-Oct-12 6.5 hrs Preparing Ubuntu GTOSS "Getting Started" manual; Setting up Intel-Ubuntu PC
2008-Oct-13 7.5 hrs Preparing Ubuntu GTOSS "Getting Started" manual; Exploring g95 compiler for Kubuntu on Intel PC
2008-Oct-14 9.5 hrs Preparing Ubuntu GTOSS "Getting Started" manual; Creating sample SE run for users; Installing g95 compiler; porting GTOSS to Kubuntu (text-case hell); GTOSS complex successfully compiled & verified
2008-Oct-15 2.0 hrs Preparing Ubuntu GTOSS "Getting Started" manual; Resolved porting-text issue; Creating sample SE run for users;
=====> End of Pay Period 2: TOTAL Time for 1 OCT thru 15 OCT = 67 hrs
2008-Oct-16 6.0 hrs Installing OpenOffice; Word->ODT conversion HELL; SE Runs for User delivery
2008-Oct-17 6.5 hrs Used Acrobat to do .pdf doc conversions; Finished GTOSS docs for Wiki; Finishing user-run definitions; Python Conversion thoughts
2008-Oct-18 3.5 hrs Going over design notes for GTOSS v2; Finished Wiki SE user-run defs;
2008-Oct-19 6.0 hrs Added additional SE runs for Users (total of 35 SE runs/descriptions); GTOSS v2 design notes familiarization
2008-Oct-20 7.0 hrs Final overview of Ubuntu delivery package; Meeting with Keith
2008-Oct-21 3.5 hrs Python familiarization; exploring F2YP
2008-Oct-22 2.5 hrs Python familiarization; identified 3 ways to do Fortran-Pyhton-Interface-Generaton(FPIG); Identified winning FGIP
2008-Oct-23 2.0 hrs Mercurial familiarization; upgrading Mac Python to 2.5.2; installing Mercurial;
2008-Oct-25 2.5 hrs Attempting SS GTOSS repository update; F2Py explorations
2008-Oct-26 3.0 hrs Finished SS Archive education!; Trying to find proper PyTables/HDF5 install scheme;
2008-Oct-27 2.5 hrs Python familiarization; Python-Fortran testbed development
2008-Oct-28 3.5 hrs Python-Fortran test development; Setting up Python/GTOSS development structure; Troubleshooting f2py
2008-Oct-29 3.5 hrs Reading f2py References, etc; Re-installed Python-complex, now f2py + everything else works
2008-Oct-30 1.5 hrs Successfully generated f2py C-code; Troubleshooting C-library-issues created by f2py C-code wrapper output
2008-Oct-31 3.0 hrs Troubleshooting C/Fortran compile library-issues created by f2py C-code wrapper output; C-code makefile issues
=====> End of Pay Period 3: TOTAL Time for 15 OCT thru 31 OCT = 56.5 hrs
2008-Nov-01 0 hrs No activity; chill-out contemplating problem!
2008-Nov-02 0.0 hrs No activity - chill out, contemplating problem
!2008-Nov-03 1.5 hrs Exploring f2py C-compile connundrum
2008-Nov-04 2.5 hrs Exploring f2py C-compile connundrum; Learning about PyTables
2008-Nov-05 2.0 hrs Exploring f2py C-compile connundrum; Learning about PyTables
2008-Nov-06 5.5 hrs Solved f2py compile connundrum; Python-to-Fortran connection successful; Learning about PyTables
2008-Nov-07 3.0 hrs Exploring Fortran->Python Call-back; Learning about PyTables
2008-Nov-08 6.5 hrs Troubleshooting Fortran->Python Call-back scheme
2008-Nov-09 0.0 hrs No Activity
2008-Nov-10 5.5 hrs Troubleshooting Fortran->Python Call-back scheme
2008-Nov-11 3.5 hrs Troubleshooting Fortran->Python Call-back scheme
2008-Nov-12 3.5 hrs Exploring NumPy; Troubleshooting Fortran->Python Call-back scheme
2008-Nov-13 0.0 hrs No activity - chill out, contemplating problem
2008-Nov-14 0.0 hrs No activity - chill out, contemplating problem
2008-Nov-15 3.0 hrs Resolved the Fortran->Python Call-back scheme!!!!
=====> End of Pay Period 4: TOTAL Time for 1 Nov thru 15 Nov = 36.5 hrs
2008-Nov-16 0.0 hrs No activity
2008-Nov-17 2.5 hrs Mocking-up more complex GTOSS-Python logical exection flow to test f2py wrap/call-back
2008-Nov-18 6.5 hrs Dealing with wrap/call-back issues in GTOSS-Python logical exection flow; problem solved!!
2008-Nov-19 1.5 hrs Mocking-up more complex GTOSS-Python logical exection flow;
2008-Nov-20 5.5 hrs Going over f2py docs to figure out how to do complex wrap; Meeting with Curtis
2008-Nov-21 0.0 hrs No Activity; contemplating next approach
2008-Nov-22 5.0 hrs Successfully mocked-up more complex GTOSS-Python logical structure; Preparing SE movie Wiki package
2008-Nov-23 8.0 hrs Configuring GTOSS sources/makefile to produce f2py-friendly structure; Preparing SE movie Wiki package
2008-Nov-24 0.0 hrs No Activity; contemplating f2py issues
2008-Nov-25 6.5 hrs Re-Configured GTOSS sources/makefile to produce f2py-friendly structure; Wrestling with f2py issues
2008-Nov-26 2.5 hrs Wrestling with f2py issues;
2008-Nov-27 2.0 hrs Wrestling with f2py issues;
2008-Nov-28 2.0 hrs Wrestling with f2py issues; Preparing SE movie Wiki package
2008-Nov-29 5.0 hrs Wrestling with f2py issues; Preparing SE movie Wiki package
2008-Nov-30 3.0 hrs Still Wrestling with f2py issues....exploring alternate approach!
=====> End of Pay Period 5: TOTAL Time for 15 Nov thru 30 Nov = 50.0 hrs
2008-Dec-01 5.0 hrs Still Wrestling with f2py issues; Formulating alternative approach!
2008-Dec-02 2.0 hrs Exploring HDF5 and JSON; Meeting with Keith
2008-Dec-03 3.0 hrs Determined JSON convert times; Exploring HDF5 for gfortran
2008-Dec-04 3.5 hrs Organizing movies for Wiki; Exploring HDF5 for Fortran
2008-Dec-05 3.0 hrs Organizing movies for Wiki; Exploring HDF5 for Fortran
2008-Dec-06 6.5 hrs Organizing f2py test bed; additional f2py explorations
2008-Dec-07 4.0 hrs Additional f2py explorations
2008-Dec-08 2.0 hrs Additional f2py explorations; attempting HDF5 Fortran setup
2008-Dec-09 4.5 hrs Additional f2py explorations; attempting HDF5 Fortran setup
2008-Dec-10 4.5 hrs Additional f2py explorations; HDF5 Fortran testing
2008-Dec-11 1.5 hrs HDF5 Fortran testing, Exploring Wiki to install movies.
2008-Dec-12 0.0 hrs No activity
2008-Dec-13 0.0 hrs No activity
2008-Dec-14 1.5 hrs f2py exploration; HDF5 work
2008-Dec-15 6.5 hrs Wiki development; f2py re-prise.
2008-Dec-16 4.5 hrs Wiki development
2008-Dec-17 4.0 hrs Wiki development; HDF work
2008-Dec-18 5.0 hrs Wiki development; Ubuntu HDF linking issues
2008-Dec-19 2.0 hrs Wiki development; Ubuntu HDF linking issues
2008-Dec-20 2.0 hrs Wiki development
2008-Dec-21 1.5 hrs Wiki development
2008-Dec-22 6.0 hrs Wiki development
2008-Dec-23 2.5 hrs Wiki development
2008-Dec-24 0.0 hrs No activity
2008-Dec-25 0.0 hrs No activity
2008-Dec-26 3.0 hrs Wiki development; HDF5 work
2008-Dec-27 5.5 hrs HDF5 work; Setting up Python effort
2008-Dec-28 2.0 hrs Numpy/PyTables refresher for designing GTOSS data structures;
2008-Dec-29 4.0 hrs Numpy/PyTables refresher for designing GTOSS data structures;
2008-Dec-30 5.0 hrs Meeting with Keith
2008-Dec-31 0.0 hrs No activity
=====> End of Pay Period 6: TOTAL Time for 1 Dec thru 31 Dec 08 = 94.5 hrs
2009-Jan-01 0.0 hrs No activity
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2009-Jan-14 0.0 hrs No activity
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