About SoftEng

The Software Engineering Group ( SoftEng ) is part of the Scientific Computing Department of the Science and Technology Facilities Council and is based in Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.

SoftEng has been involved in the development of numerical software for computational physics and the deployment of software engineering techniques for many years.

Its current research and development focus is on the use of advanced but pragmatic software engineering techniques to improve software quality and productivity in computational science and engineering.

Current Activities

  • CCPForge - Administration, Maintenance and Development
  • EURACE - An agent-based software platform for European economic policy design
  • Software Engineering Support Centre
  • Technology and software for agent-based simulations

Latest news

Latest blog posts

  • Syntax Highlighting for code browser within CCPForge / GForge CCPForge provides a repository browsing interface using ViewVC (for CVS and SVN) and GitWeb (for Git). While these tools do have support code syntax highlight, it is not enabled by ...
  • Collaborations Workshop At the Collaborations Workshop organised by Software sustainability Institute.  Web site: http://www.software.ac.uk/home/cw11 Twitter hashtag #cw11.  (You could try #cw2011 for something completely different.)

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