Category Archives: Software Engineering

Ideone.com now, again, with async support

finally Ideone.com got its thread support back again! Something like this would have failed a week ago http://ideone.com/RGYJps

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Concurrency : concurrent<T> part 2

concurrent<T> part I described a powerful wrapper that made all calls to the object to be executed asynchronously and in FIFO order. Using a lambda call made it easy to bundle several actions on the concurrent<object> in one asynchronous operation. … Continue reading

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C++11 template tricks: Finding the return value type for member function-pointer

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Concurrency : Concurrent<T> part 1

Herb Sutter presented in C++ and Beyond 2012 a very useful concurrency pattern that is an improvement from the “active object“. concurrent wraps any objecft and all calls to the object will be executed asynchronously and in FIFO order. Basically it … Continue reading

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Rethinking the coding IDE : SourceKit App on Google Chrome

For the last couple of months I have tried to study up for coming job interviews. This typically means finding an area where I am rusty and make it shine. As I do this I find myself going through my … Continue reading

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Java Battle Royal: LinkedList vs ArrayList vs DynamicIntArray

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Not enough patience, Uncle Bob!

<Part II of my personal reflection series, that started back in February> A while ago I set out to decide whether or not TDD is my cup of tea. Or rather, it is a cup I have just sniffed the … Continue reading

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g2log now with mainstream c++11 implementation

Now the thread part (and much more) of C++11 is available for free, for the mainstream C++ developer. Visual Studio 11 (beta and free) and g++-4.7 (free) are both stable and provides a lot of C++11 features. I really recommend … Continue reading

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Number crunching: Why you should never, ever, EVER use linked-list in your code again

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g2log – an asynchronous logging library is now live at CodeProject

G2log is finally live at CodeProject http://www.codeproject.com/KB/library/g2log.aspx Many thanks to the people who followed g2log and emailed me improvement suggestions. It made it a whole lot better! Apart from some formatting issues, a missing word in the introduction and that … Continue reading

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