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By Steve Crouch, Research Software Group Leader, talking with Matt Gerring, Senior Software Developer at Diamond Light Source and Mark Basham, Software Sustainability Institute Fellow and Senior Software Scientist at Diamond Light Source.

This article is part of our series: Breaking Software Barriers, in which we investigate how our Research Software Group has helped projects improve their research software. If you would like help with your software, let us know.

Building a vibrant user and developer community around research software is often a challenge. But…

By Steve Crouch, Devasena Inupakutika, Alun Ashton, Mark Basham and Matthew Gerring

Scientific projects are often created as stand alone applications which use their own definitions for algorithms and visualisation tools. This makes it difficult to benefit from other people's work. The DAWN Science project allowed a large group of scientific developers and software engineers to  collaborate by developing a single, general purpose API to allow access and sharing of existing algorithms and visualisation tools. This significantly accelerates the development of new…

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