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  • October's Overload Journal has been published.
    5 October 2021

    The October 2021 ACCU Overload journal has been published and should arrive at members' addresses in the next few days. Overload 165 and previous issues of Overload can be accessed via the Journals menu.

  • September's C Vu Journal ePub is now available.
    17 September 2021

    The ePub version of the September 2021 ACCU C Vu journal has been uploaded to the website.

  • September's C Vu Journal has been published.
    7 September 2021

    The September 2021 ACCU C Vu journal has been published and should arrive at members' addresses in the next few days. C Vu 33-4 and previous issues of C Vu can be accessed via the Journals menu (ACCU members only).

  • August's Overload Journal ePub is now available.
    16 August 2021

    The ePub version of the August 2021 ACCU Overload journal has been uploaded to the website.

  • August's Overload Journal has been published.
    6 August 2021

    The August 2021 ACCU Overload journal has been published and should arrive at members' addresses in the next few days. Overload 164 and previous issues of Overload can be accessed via the Journals menu.


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Contents

  • The Right Tool for the Job.
    Fads and frameworks come and go. Frances Buontempo encourages us to find what works rather than follow fashions.

  • Showing Variables Using the Windows Debugging API.
    Debuggers use deep magic to help us out. Roger Orr explores how this magic is performed.

  • Stufftar Revisited.
    Personal projects can provide valuable learning opportunities. Ian Bruntlett shares a system call surprise he discovered while extending stufftar.

  • Executors: a Change of Perspective.
    Parallelism is powerful. Lucian Radu Teodorescu explains the new C++ proposal for managing asynchronous execution on generic execution contexts.

  • Afterwood.
    It’s useful to step back and evaluate from time to time. Chris Oldwood reflects on reflection.