Internals

On this page you find all kinds of helpful resources that we  recommend you to use. In short we recommend you to use Git for version control and Latex for writing manuscripts.

Setting up Git

A version control system helps you with the management of  changes to documents, computer programs and other collections of information. In this guide give a brief introduction to resources you may use to start using Git.

Accessing the network disk (Z:) from Ubuntu

If you need access to the labs shared folder on the network disk in Ubuntu, this guide will help you to mount it.

LaTeX

LaTeX is a document preparation system, designed for the production of technical and scientific documentation. In this guide give a brief introduction to resources you may use to start using LaTeX.

Installing Ubuntu

Ubuntu is the recommended operating system for all our programming courses. The reason is that installation of software libraries is way easier in Ubuntu than Windows or Mac OS X. In addition, Ubuntu has grown to become a very easy-to-use operating system for everyday use as well.

Installing Qt Creator

We encourage you to use the Qt Creator IDE as your development platform for C++. Qt Creator has many nice features that will help you while developing, such as syntax highlighting, code completion, version control and visual debugging.