instructions helps a lot for beginners
YAML stands for “YAML Ain’t Markup Language”. It is a “human friendly data serialization standard for all programming languages”. What this means is that a human can read the files you write in YAML, and there are libraries and packages in almost every language that can also parse these files. It’s a little bit more formal way to do parameter files and input files for models, since all the reading and error catching is provided by a library instead of by lines and lines of tedious code that you write.
I’m just playing around with this right now so I’ll share my notes here as I get it working.
The C++ libraries are available here.
- Follow the instructions on the website to download the zip file.
- The next instructions will either work on your Linux desktop or on the cluster. They will probably work in Windows too, but I…
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