The first public release of Portico (then jaRTI) was in May of 2006. It was v0.2 and a simple, Java-only affair at the time, providing only basic federation management support. It has since grown to provide support for almost all of the HLA 1.3 specification and parts of the IEEE 1516 specification, in both Java [...]
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Today I read an interesting article that defines “software quality” as a function of thought and reflection rather than purely measurable metrics such as the number of passing unit tests. This sentiment resonates quite clearly with me and especially so over the past month. In this time I’ve been assigned to work on a legacy [...]
It doesn’t crack the sads when I shut the lid of my computer, putting it to sleep. It just happily suspends itself, continuing from where it left of once the computer is woken up. It doesn’t miss a beat.
If you happen to be running an entire federation on the computer at the time, it just [...]
I’m totally over running my own server at home. It is a constant source of worry. On any given day, the following goes through my head several times:
“Is it up?”
“What will I do when it goes down while I’m not at home?”
“Must remember to check and see that the backups are still working”
“BOLLOCKS! My ADSL [...]
Big props to Mick for his efforts on the jaRTI C++ bindings today. We started a 1pm and he only just left. That’s over 12 hours of effort, on a Sunday as well.