BCS Order Of Operations

When solving equations the order in which the operations are performed is critical.

The general order of operations is:

P = Parentheses
E = Exponents
M = Multiplication
D = Division
A = Addition
S = Subtraction

To remember the acronym (PEMDAS) I repeat the following sentence Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally.

Mr. Arch Brooks, Software Engineer, Brooks Computing Systems, LLC authored this article.

BCS WaterFox Browser of Choice

FireFox has exhausted my patience. The discontinuance of tools that makes my programming job easier, their willingness to install plugins without permission, selling my information as well as unbridled advertising has made me switch to WaterFox web browser.

The WaterFox web site home page is available by clicking here.

To learn more about WaterFox by clicking here and selecting the About option.

The source code may be located by clicking here.

Mr. Arch Brooks, Software Engineer, Brooks Computing Systems, LLC authored this article.

BCS Install Unreal Engine 4 on Linux Mint

This article explains an installation process for the Unreal Engine after the source code is downloaded to its target location.

The first script to execute is Setup.sh. As the name implies this script will check dependencies and install the application.

./Setup.sh

The second script to execute is the GenerateProjectFiles.sh. As its name implies project file will be setup for the Mint environment.

./GenerateProjectFiles.sh

Each process may be quite lengthy in execution time.  The speed of your machine and the Internet connection determine the actual length execution.

Now we are ready to make all the associated executables.

make -j4 ShaderCompileWorker UnrealLightmass UnrealPak UE4Editor

We are now ready to execute the unreal editor.

cd /home/ure/Desktop/UnrealEngine-release/Engine/Binaries/Linux
 
./UE4Editor

 
Mr. Arch Brooks, Software Engineer, Brooks Computing Systems, LLC authored this article.