Jack Crossfire's Blog – May 2009 Archive (1)

Picoc notes or "don't use assert in autopilots"

Integrated picoc as a runtime thread in VicaCopter. The current version locks up, it doesn't do floating point, it crashes your entire autopilot when it encounters an internal error, but after working around all the problems, managed to get some nifty flights out of it.

It's like turtle graphics with a very very expensive turtle. U can build up incredibly complex flights out of reusable maneuvers. U can repeat maneuvers. U can nest maneuvers in maneuvers.

Ironically, picoc… Continue

Added by Jack Crossfire on May 26, 2009 at 10:30am — 17 Comments

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