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Yet another diversion

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It's been a bit quiet on the relay computer front again for a while ... well it is summer after all and there's no point staying inside the house tending to my hobbies when I can be running around outside getting sunburnt. Of course though, this is the UK and summer consists mostly of rain (as do most of the other seasons here) so what other excuse do I have for not posting in ages?

Well, I have been busy working on the relay computer but not in the way you might expect. A comment on one of my YouTube videos recently got me thinking ... it was a question around if I simulate the computer at each stage before building it for real. I had to admit that so far I'd been crossing my fingers and just going for it but as I get in to more complicated areas the benefits of simulating first seemed quite appealing. It just so happened that this coincided with needing to brush up on my web developing skills so this seemed a good time to kills two birds with one stone as the old saying …