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NCO Integrated Dissemination Program (IDP) Standards

The IDP Standards outline policies and technical standards that must be met in order to implement operational code in the production suite running on the Integrated Dissemination Pogram (IDP) and maintained by NCEP Central Operations (NCO). The coding standards and best practices presented have been established to enable operational stability, efficient troubleshooting and improved environmental equivalence.

IDP Technical Application Standards

  • Release Date: Jan 8, 2020
    • Expanded logging and included examples
    • Prohibited use of embeded code, IE Java
    • Documented how to handle site differences within system/software configurations
    • Added specific version numbers
    • Included a software blacklist

IDP Application Onboarding Guidelines

  • Release Date: July 31, 2019
    • Initial public release of document