Re: Programming ideas - OT

From: Björn Gimle (bg_26934@glocalnet.net)
Date: Wed Mar 04 2009 - 11:33:51 UTC

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    Even more useful is to code/compile it as a COM object or DLL, so it can be 
    used in any VB, C# and C++ project (and others?)
    I mainly code in VB (and CA Realizer)
    
    Björn
    
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: "John Burns" <seesat@john.geek.nz>
    To: <SeeSat-L@satobs.org>
    Sent: Wednesday, March 04, 2009 12:17 PM
    Subject: Re: Programming ideas - OT
    
    
    > Daniel.
    > If you're after ideas and know C++, may I suggest coding the SGP and  SDP 
    > functions into Stellarium?  I'm a C# and VB man and just can't  find the 
    > time to learn enough C++ to put it into practice.
    >
    > I find Stellarium to be a brilliant piece of software and would love  for 
    > someone to implement this.
    >
    > Either way, the best coding you'll ever do is something you're  interested 
    > in.
    >
    > John
    >
    >
    > On 4 Mar 2009, at 10:08, daniel crawford wrote:
    >
    >> Hello folks,
    >>
    >> I don't contribute much to this list or the observing community - I do
    >> believe that I have read each and every post for the past 8 or so
    >> years.  I am rocked by the knowledge that I have collected by this
    >> group of fine people.  Thanks.  My 11 y/o son has several dozen
    >> (perhaps a hundred) ISS observations along with shuttles, Iridiums,
    >> NOSS and flashing sats.  I appreciate how my interest has grown and
    >> helped develop my son's interest.  It is also nice to have something
    >> that we can do together.
    >>
    >> I'd like to give back a little.  I'm a 'puter guy by trade - a unix
    >> sysadmin that has never programmed anything.  After 18 years of doing
    >> sysadmin, I have decided to take a programming class.
    >>
    >> I'm asking for suggestions on a programming project that would help
    >> the observing community.  If you have any thoughts on a tool that is
    >> desired, please let me know.
    >>
    >> Daniel
    >>
    >> PS - My 3 y/o daughter had a very animated discussion with the
    >> neighbor a few evenings ago.  I let them talk because I knew that my
    >> daughter was right, it was Venus not an airplane.  :)
    >>
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