Thread: What's your code footprint?

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    I wrote a significant part of Dead Rising 3 (Dead Rising 3 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia) that has reportedly sold over 1 million copies.

    I've also written a chess analysis bot for FICS (Free Internet Chess Server (FICS)) that has been used by 32,000 unique users according to logs. waterreaction / AnalysisBot — Bitbucket

    Not counting small patches to open source programs, mostly because I forgot most of them already.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cyberfish View Post
    I wrote a significant part of Dead Rising 3 (Dead Rising 3 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia) that has reportedly sold over 1 million copies.
    Cool, what part?
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    Cool, what part?
    The zombie spawning. Game designers specify what type and how many zombies to spawn in each region, and my code does the actual spawning/populating. It's harder than it sounds because of all the checks and optimizations required (zombies not seen, zombies stuck in objects, zombies standing on other objects, etc).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Yarin View Post
    I'm so sorry.
    Not sure why you would be.
    Code:
    //try
    //{
    	if (a) do { f( b); } while(1);
    	else   do { f(!b); } while(1);
    //}

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    zombies not seen
    >_<

    So you are to blame...

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    Yeap.

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    My professional coding is for embedded devices - specifically for high frequency power amplifier systems. There are probably around 100 systems in the world that contain my code (HDL, Assembly, C), where each system has anywhere from two to twenty-six programmable devices inside.

    I've recently gotten into GUI programming (largely for system interface simulation), but so far, most of that software is on the computers in-house in our system test and engineering labs.

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    Nothing so far most likely.

    I was thinking of porting some stuff to MINIX 3, though. So then...maybe 5 people will run my code? :P

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    Quote Originally Posted by Justin Wade View Post
    Nothing so far most likely.

    I was thinking of porting some stuff to MINIX 3, though. So then...maybe 5 people will run my code? :P
    I like that you signed up to say it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by whiteflags View Post
    I like that you signed up to say it.
    Me too.

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    Computers running it? Hard to say, especially with how heavily virtualized the software tends to be.

    In terms of how many people are affected, that's a bit easier... about 125-150 million people have medical records on my company's software.
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