A quick insight into one of my favorite university modules.
Sick to death of the Sonos speakers "dissappearing". See ya later
When things "accidentally" fall into your Amazon basket.
So I'm working through "The Ray Tracer Challenge" by Jamis Buck. It walks you through writing a ray tracer (obvs) and focuses on unit testing. It's language agnostic and I chose to write mine in C.
I stumbled across a program called Valgrind today. OMG, the code I've written so far leaked like a sieve!
Valgrind is, among other things, a memory profiler that checks for memory leaks. I.e using malloc() and then not using free() later on in your code. A LOT learnt today, feels good.
Here is my take on why Arduinos are not always the best option.
Finally, an electronics post!
So I made the move to Jekyll yesterday/today.
Mature (questionable) student studying Electronic Engineering. Husband & father. Generally nice chap
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