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Overload Journal #120 - April 2014

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Martin Moene

09 April 2014 19:57:04 +01:00

Your Life in Their Hands
Description : We leave an increasingly detailed digital footprint. Ric Parkin worries who can see it.
Category: [ Journal Editorial ]
Size Matters
Description : Should you target 32 or 64 bits? Sergey Ignatchenko and Dmytro Ivanchykhin consider the costs and benefits.
Category: [ Programming Topics ]
Enforcing the Rule of Zero
Description : We’ve had years to get used to the old rules for making classes copyable. Juan Alday sees how the new standards change them.
Category: [ Programming Topics ]
Quality Matters #8: Exceptions for Recoverable Conditions
Description : Too many programs deal with exceptions incorrectly. Matthew Wilson suggests practical steps to improve your code.
Category: [ Programming Topics ]
Static – A Force for Good and Evil
Description : We’ve all learnt to avoid the use of the static keyword. Chris Oldwood questions this wisdom.
Category: [ Programming Topics ]
Search with CppCheck
Description : Finding code of interest is a vital skill but our tools are often too simple. Martin Moene tries something better.
Category: [ Programming Topics ]
Windows 64-bit Calling Conventions
Description : How the stack works is useful to understanding your programs’ behaviour. Roger Orr compares and contrasts.
Category: [ Programming Topics ]
Teenage Hex
Description : There’s a big push to get programming into schools. Teedy Deigh considers what would suit the target audience.