Category Archives: Humour

Relieving the load

Imagine that you are a Stellarium developer. You are working on a computer (or more precisely, on an OS) that is so slow that rebuilding Stellarium takes a long time even after small changes. Most of your changes are limited … Continue reading

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Cargo cult programming

A simple utility function suddenly becomes not so simple: There are a few problems with that code. Can you spot them? If you don’t know any Qt, you probably can’t, but they are there. It’s not exactly material for the … Continue reading

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Stellarium and the Homeland Security cottage industrialists

To quote myself from before: I occasionally search for Stellarium in Google when I’m bored. It’s a good way to find out what good (or bad) things software reviewers are saying about Stellarium (and sometimes about me). It’s also a … Continue reading

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Stellarium – you’re using it wrong: Comets and asteroids

I occasionally search for Stellarium in Google when I’m bored. It’s a good way to find out what good (or bad) things software reviewers are saying about Stellarium (and sometimes about me). It’s also a good way to catch bugs … Continue reading

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