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 [...]
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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 [...]
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.
I love open source software. Let me share with you a little store to illustrate why.
1:17am: User Jerome (who I think is in France?) finds a bug in jaRTI and posts details on the forums
1:24am: I get an email informing me of the post and am alerted to the problem
1:35am: I replicate the problem and [...]
It began with an idea almost three years ago. Now, nine months of hard work and countless late nights have passed since development started. Finally, it’s out there in the wild.
After a bit of a set back (see the previous post) I have managed to upload to Sourceforge the first official public release of jaRTI!