Overload Journal #121 - June 2014

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Editorial: Very small or very far away:A sense of perspective
Description : A tension exists between being immersed in something and stepping back. Frances Buontempo considers the importance of taking a break. by Frances Buontempo
Category: [ Journal Editorial ]
Branching Strategies
Description : Branching can either be embraced or avoided. Chris Oldwood documents the pros and cons of three main branching strategies. by Chris Oldwood
Category: [ Programming Topics | Process Topics ]
Beauty in Code
Description : Attractiveness matters. Adam Tornhill uses a Clojure example to show how generalisation can be more beautiful than special cases. by Adam Tornhill
Category: [ Programming Topics ]
The Code Is Not the Most Important Thing
Description : Choose the right sort of problem, focus on strategies for solving it, and the code will come easily. Seb Rose teaches kids to code. by Seb Rose
Category: [ Programming Topics ]
Stop the Constant Shouting
Description : CONSTANTS often shout. Jonathan Wakely considers why this happens in C and what the alternatives are in C++. by Jonathan Wakely
Category: [ Programming Topics ]
Minimal Overhead for Multiple Interfaces
Description : Using multiple interfaces can slow things down. Daniel Gutson and Pablo Oliva present an alternative. by Daniel Gutson and Pablo Oliva
Category: [ Programming Topics ]