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by cerberusti
Tue May 16, 2017 3:52 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What programming language Factorio is written in?
Replies: 38
Views: 8536

Re: What programming language Factorio is written in?

If you plan to make a career, start with C... the learning curve is universally years Not very encouraging. :( Unfortunately, wielding C++ as the developers of this game did is not something you will do in a few months. C was a language written by a genius for his own use after a decently long care...
by cerberusti
Tue May 16, 2017 3:22 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: What programming language Factorio is written in?
Replies: 38
Views: 8536

Re: What programming language Factorio is written in?

As someone who has been programming for a long time (more than 25 years, about 20 professional), your decision of first language is important. If you plan to only be an amateur, or want a standard desk job implementing general business code, Java, C#, or Python are good choices. If you plan to make ...
by cerberusti
Mon May 15, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Loading nuclear reactors
Replies: 39
Views: 8679

Re: Loading nuclear reactors

I built a system which can handle 16 reactors (it can buffer more than twice a single fuel rod of output on each, or run over full capacity with 440 turbines. I have the steam to turbines separately controlled based on an accumulator (not part of this circuit). I might expand it more, it lives withi...
by cerberusti
Wed May 03, 2017 4:10 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Is that piece of junk toy rocket an atomic bomb ???!
Replies: 35
Views: 5276

Re: Is that piece of junk toy rocket an atomic bomb ???!

I admit, I put a stack of nukes on a rocket and was a little disappointed I did not get a targeting cursor when I launched it.
by cerberusti
Tue May 02, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Fluids, Pipes and Pumps
Replies: 13
Views: 26135

Re: Fluids, Pipes and Pumps

I had a bunch of similar test setups, where it counted the time to fill 20,000 capacity of the tank. My tank to tank transfer through one pump and nothing else consistently came in at 135 ticks. Two pumps at opposite sides can fill 20,000 in about half that (but on the same side still take as long a...

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