Tricks of the Trade

Here are some useful snippets, tools and tricks that we have come across and think might come in handy. A collection of 4 posts
How to build Conda packages?
Tricks of the Trade

How to build Conda packages?

As mentioned, packages can be installed directly from our conda channel. You may however want to build your own package at some point in the future or you may want to fix some of ours by submitting a Pull Request on github (You are more welcome to do so...) The
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Getting started with Pull requests
Tricks of the Trade

Getting started with Pull requests

Version control systems and online-communities such as Github have made contributing to the development of opensource software incredibly easy. That is assuming that people get over their initial fear of sharing their code!  In this short blog post I go through how to submit a pull request to one of
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Australian Seismometers in Schools - Noise monitoring dashboard
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Australian Seismometers in Schools - Noise monitoring dashboard

How we built a simple dashboard using Github actions with open source software and openly available (FAIR) data.
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An automated (zotero) bibliography in a webpage
Tricks of the Trade

An automated (zotero) bibliography in a webpage

How we added an auto-updating set of citations to underworld in our publications webpage. We need to curate all the publications that we can find that use the underworld geodynamics code and provide this information on our website. To avoid needless repetition, we take advantage of the fact that nearly
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