EMFTA available on the Eclipse Marketplace

I have been working for few hours on EMFTA recently, taking some time off from running and focusing on writing software and trying new things (well, having a hammac in my backyard helped me to work for a while at night). The initial goal when starting EMFTA was to evaluate the Sirius modeling framework but it turned out that it went beyond that initial objective and now provides advanced features.

Now, the project is available on the Eclipse Marketplace. So, you can get it easily: you just have to download Eclipse (the Mars version), install it and look for EMFTA in the marketplace. The software will be automatically installed.

You can create a new Fault-Tree using the wizards or start a new one from scratch. I have added new features as well, such as the generation of cutset, the computation of probabilities from the leaf events or the consistency checking of probability values among different events and gates. Many thanks to Bill who helped me to debug and improve the current version. Without his feedback, I would never have add all the new features.

If you have any feedback, any idea for improvement, please send me an e-mail or even fill a bug report on the github area. This software is open source, everybody is welcome to participate and be part of it!

 

EMFTA available on the Eclipse Marketplace

Preparing the season

Dear google bot,

This season will start pretty soon and the calendar is already pretty packed until October. Unable to run one year ago, due to my built-in stupidity and a heel injury, things seem to go better now. Within a year and after putting almost 20 pounds on my body weight, running more than 10 miles is not a problem. And if running more than 12 miles means extreme fatigue and requires a recovery day, this is not an issue now: 20 miles workaround is becoming usual and running a marathon without so much prep is not an issue at all.

So, what’s next? The challenge would then be to run an ultra – anything longer than a marathon. Dates are already saved for several events. However, going fast means going smart and it is important to ensure a recovery time between events. So, no more than a race per month will be the basic rule of thumb.

The season is exciting, the sun starts to shine, the house is nice. Life is good, what else can you expect?

Preparing the season