Infinity in Fortran?

What is the safest way to set a variable to +Infinity in Fortran? At the moment I am using: program test ...

What does “%” mean / do in Fortran??

I am trying to read some Fortran code, but can not determine what the % (percentage sign) does. It is in a line lik...

How to use and verify quad precision in gfortran??

I am trying to use quad precision in gfortran, but it seems like the real*16 does not work. After some fishing aroun...

Is Fortran easier to optimize than C for heavy calculations??

From time to time I read that Fortran is or can be faster then C for heavy calculations. Is that really true? I must...