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The Ecumenical Programmer, by Steve Love
What is ACCU? What is it about? What does it represent? What’s it for? When ACCU began, it was all about C and C++ – the latter in particular. It’s important to put it in it’s time to understand why: C++ was undergoing its first round of ISO standardisation. ACCU was an informal bridge between ‘users’ and ‘experts’ (although it’s impossible to make a clear distinction), and provided a platform for people to write and read about the latest developments in the C++ Standard. more...
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February's Overload Journal has been published.
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Overload 120 · April 2014
- Your Life in Their Hands
We leave an increasingly detailed digital footprint. Ric Parkin worries who can see it.
- Size Matters
Sergey Ignatchenko and Dmytro Ivanchykhin compare 32-bit and 64-bit programs.
- Enforcing the Rule of Zero
Juan Alday considers how the new standards have affected a common rule.
- Quality Matters #8: Exceptions for Recoverable Conditions
Matthew Wilson fights the problem of poor exception handling.
- Static – A Force for Good and Evil
Chris Oldwood finds the good in a maligned language feature.
- Search with CppCheck
Martin Moene tries a more powerful code search tool.
- Windows 64-bit Calling Conventions
Roger Orr sees how the stack organisation has changed.
- Teenage Hex
Teedy Deigh searches for the ideal programming language for teaching.
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