#100DaysOfCode day 53 :
For my "murmuration" xscreensaver project :
- I attempted a first code compilation, and modified the xscreensaver Makefile (work in progress).
- I advanced a bit in my Delaunay triangulation implementation (this uses a LOT of 3-dimensional geometry).
#100DaysOfCode day 55 :
This week, I will release a first public version of my colorcheck utility (in Python 3).
Tonight, I added --version and --help options, with the argparse module.
#100DaysOfCode day 56 :
I fixed a little issue in my command line argument parsing, and I completed the setup file with all useful fields.
Now, I still have to understand how to publish the package on PyPI (Python Package Index).
#100DaysOfCode day 57 :
I learnt how to rename properly a directory with Mercurial (hg rename), and I modified some imports accordingly.
Then, I wrote a README file, with Markdown (that I never used before).
The public release should be ready tomorrow.
#100DaysOfCode day 59 :
I made a quick review of colorcheck, to prepare the next version.
The next version will see a complete change. HTML parsing will also be needed, in order to have full information about webpages color contrasts. I will use BeautifulSoup 4 for this (a parsing library I know well).
#100DaysOfCode day 60 :
I worked for my xscreensaver project, and tried to compile my code (in order to execute unit tests).
It is quite difficult if you don't know xscreensaver code and standards well. For example, I discovered that drand48() was not allowed in this project.
#100DaysOfCode day 61 :
I completed the Makefile I will use in order to test my xscreensaver project (and discovered the -D option for gcc).
It is nearly finished, but I still have an issue with 2 conflicting main() functions.
I will finish this next Saturday.
#100DaysOfCode day 64 :
I am testing my solving algorithm with custom (non-random) grids. It is really too difficult with random grids.
I designed a JSON-based file format for Kakuro grids, and I am adding a constructor in the Grid class to support this format.
#100DaysOfCode day 65 :
My JSON file importer is now functional, I could test it successfully on an example grid.
Unfortunately, my grid solving code does not work for this test grid.
I committed the JSON import code :
#100DaysOfCode day 66 :
I think my data structures for Kakuro grids description are too complex, and I am correcting this problem.
First effect : the word graph construction method (to build a graph indicating adjacencies between words) went from 43 to 28 lines of code.
#100DaysOfCode day 67 :
I have solved the problem I encountered last Sunday (day 61), and I could test and validate vector functions in my xscreensaver project.
I discovered the CU_ASSERT_DOUBLE_EQUAL macro in Cunit, useful when using floating-point arithmetic.
#100DaysOfCode day 68 :
I didn't write much C code today, mostly shell script and Makefile, in order to have a solid base before continuing my project.
The script I wrote will download and extract all needed source and header files to compile and run a xscreensaver project.
#100DaysOfCode day 69 :
I worked with rom (Ruby Object Mapper), for my Sinatra-based CMS project.
I learnt how relations, schemas and migrations work, and I tried to use these concepts for a simple article model.
#100DaysOfCode day 70 :
Tonight, I worked on Rakefiles, and I wrote one for my CMS application, to create database migration files automatically.
#100DaysOfCode day 71 :
I could finally create and test my first migration with commands "rake db:create_migration" and "rake db:migrate".
I have just to clean a bit the code, and I will do my first commit for the backend.
#100DaysOfCode day 72 :
I completed the ROM relation I have just created with methods to get a list of articles, or an article by id (equivalent to a SELECT in SQL).
I tried to use this relation in my controller, but it does not work yet. It will be finished tomorrow.
#100DaysOfCode day 73 :
I discovered how to register my ROM relation in a container, and how to use it properly in a Sinatra controller.
But I have now syntax errors in my HAML file (for a view).
#100DaysOfCode day 74 :
I worked with Matplotlib, to add PNG export for the charts generated in my "stopcovidwatch" project.
I also improved the presentation of my bar charts and searched how to configure xticks with the set_xticks() method.
#100DaysOfCode day 76 :
I worked for my MOS65xx emulator project, and I achieved the following things :
- Fix a bug in monitor mode (it crashed sometimes when entering data).
- Complete the man page.
- Add an helper function to check if the pointer returned by *alloc is NULL.
#100DaysOfCode day 77 :
I used the helper function I wrote yesterday to improve my emulator robustness.
I also made a small change in the CLI mode (use capital letters for digits from A to F).
The first public version of yame (Yet Another MOS Emulator) will be released tomorrow.
#100DaysOfCode day 78 :
After a long day of work, I did not have enough time for a first public release.
However, I added --help and --version options, with getopt_long(). I have only one minor change left, and I will able to release the 0.1 version.
#100DaysOfCode day 79 :
I made my last modification before a first public release of yame (I just moved a config file).
Then, I prepared the Makefiles, adding dist (for tarballs and zipfiles creation) and install rules. I have still a minor problem to solve with paths.
#100DaysOfCode day 81 :
For my xscreensaver project, I have nearly completed a full-functional (even if it is a bit artisanal) Makefile for my tests, and to build a standalone version of my screensaver.
I have also build my first patch, with the "diff" command.
#100DaysOfCode day 82 :
My standalone distribution and testing systems are now complete. I can now compile my xscreensaver program and the related unit tests easily.
The changes are visible on the link below :
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