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Tue, Mar 22, 2005

Virtual Trackball Jumpstart
Here's some help getting started with the virtual trackball part of Assignment 3: grab trackball.c. Initially the sphere doesn't move. Fill in the parts labeled "TODO" with the equations discussed in class, and you should end up with a running program similar to trackball.exe.

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Quotes from Dijkstra and Knuth
Thought you might like these. Edsger Dijkstra, from How do we tell truths that might hurt?

The use of COBOL cripples the mind; its teaching should, therefore, be regarded as a criminal offence.
And Donald Knuth, from an interview in Dr. Dobb's Journal
DDJ: You've mentioned Edsger Dijkstra. What do you think of his work?

DK: His great strength is that he is uncompromising. It would make him physically ill to think of programming in C++.

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