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Process Topics or Overload Journal #149 - February 2019

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A Case Against the Use of Code ‘Smells’
Description : Simon Sebright asks if we’re using the term correctly.
Category: [ Process Topics | CVu Journal Vol 31, #4 - September 2019 ]
Afterwood
Description : There are parallels between writing and programming. Chris Oldwood shares his journey into learning to write well.
Category: [ Process Topics | Overload Journal #151 - June 2019 ]
Avoid Stagnation
Description : Pete Goodliffe cautions us against allowing our programming skills to become stale.
Category: [ Process Topics | CVu Journal Vol 31, #2 - May 2019 ]

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Overload 149 ePub

Bob Schmidt

15 March 2019 18:04:14 +00:00

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Rip It Up and Start Again
Description : Some things can be resurrected, others cannot. Frances Buontempo wonders when we need to repent and start over.
Category: [ Overload Journal #149 - February 2019 | Journal Editorial ]
5 Big Fat Reasons Why Mutexes Suck Big Time
Description : Mutable shared state in multithreaded code is often protected by mutexes. Sergey Ignatchenko reminds us that Re-Actors can avoid many of the problems.
Category: [ Design of applications and programs | Overload Journal #149 - February 2019 ]
A Small Universe
Description : Writing a programming language is a hot topic. Deák Ferenc shows us how he wrote a compiler for bytecode callable from C++.
Category: [ Design of applications and programs | Overload Journal #149 - February 2019 ]
A Small Universe Part II
Description : Writing a programming language is a hot topic. Deák Ferenc shows us how he wrote a compiler for bytecode callable from C++.
Category: [ Design of applications and programs | Overload Journal #149 - February 2019 ]
QM Bites: Understand Windows Operating-System Identification Preprocessor Macros
Description : Quality matters and bite sized articles help. Matthew Wilson returns with a QM Bites.
Category: [ Programming Topics | Overload Journal #149 - February 2019 ]
A Thorough Introduction to Distributed Systems
Description : What is a distributed system, and why is it so complicated? Stanislav Kozlovski explains.
Category: [ Design of applications and programs | Overload Journal #149 - February 2019 ]
Don’t Use std::endl
Description : How do you add a new line in C++? Chris Sharpe suggests std::endl is a tiny utility that’s more trouble than it’s worth.
Category: [ Design of applications and programs | Overload Journal #149 - February 2019 ]
Afterwood
Description : Good workers tidy up after themselves – it avoids accidents and makes them more productive. Chris Oldwood argues that good software developers should do the same.
Category: [ Process Topics | Overload Journal #149 - February 2019 ]
Effective Software Testing
Description : Pete Goodliffe describes a healthy software test regimen.
Category: [ Process Topics | CVu Journal Vol 30, #6 - January 2019 ]
DIY Technical Authoring
Description : Alison Peck shares some of the tricks of her trade.
Category: [ Process Topics | CVu Journal Vol 30, #6 - January 2019 ]
Afterwood
Description : Renovation or redecorating throws up decisions. Chris Oldwood reminds us to make sympathetic changes.
Category: [ Process Topics | Overload Journal #148 - December 2018 ]
Don’t Brush Bugs Under The Carpet
Description : Silas S.Brown presents an allegorical lesson on bug reports.
Category: [ Process Topics | CVu Journal Vol 30, #5 - November 2018 ]
To Mob, Pair, or Fly Solo
Description : Chris Oldwood compares different collaboration practices.
Category: [ Process Topics | CVu Journal Vol 30, #5 - November 2018 ]
A Guide to Group Decision Making
Description : Glen Stark advocates an approach to promoting team harmony.
Category: [ Process Topics | CVu Journal Vol 30, #4 - September 2018 ]
Afterwood
Description : The curse of Agile. Chris Oldwood outlines how it affects his day at work.
Category: [ Process Topics | Overload Journal #145 - June 2018 ]

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