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Perl is a Better Sed, and Python 2 is Good
Description : Silas S. Brown sweats the differences between tools on common platforms.
Category: [ CVu Journal Vol 26, #5 - November 2014 ]
Debuggers Are Still For Wimps
Description : Frances Buontempo shows how to remote debug python from Visual Studio.
Category: [ CVu Journal Vol 26, #5 - November 2014 ]
Debug Complexity: How Assertions Affect Debugging Time
Description : Debugging any program can be time consuming. Sergey Ignatchenko and Dmytro Ivanchykhin extend their mathematical model to consider the effect of assertions.
Category: [ Overload Journal #123 - October 2014 ]
Alternative Overloads
Description : How do you return a default value given a condition? Malcolm Noyes presents solutions using older and newer C++ techniques.
Category: [ Overload Journal #123 - October 2014 ]
Everyone Hates build.xml
Description : Using Ant build tool can be tricky. Andy Balaam shows how to structure and test the build code.
Category: [ Overload Journal #123 - October 2014 ]
Defining Visitors Inline in Modern C++
Description : The Visitor pattern can involve non-local boilerplate code. Robert Mill and Jonathan Coe present an inline Visitor in C++.
Category: [ Overload Journal #123 - October 2014 ]
Paper Bag Escapology Using Particle Swarm Optimisation
Description : Some attempts at programming one’s way out of a paper bag need an upfront model. Frances Buontempo simplifies things using particle swarm optimisation.
Category: [ Overload Journal #123 - October 2014 ]
Does Test-Driven Development Harm Clarity?
Description : Is clarity the key thing to aim for when writing software? Andy Balaam considers if TDD harms clarity and if this matters.
Category: [ Design of applications and programs | Overload Journal #122 - August 2014 ]
Musings on Python – by a C++ Developer
Description : Python and C++ are very different languages. Sergey Ignatchenko walks through things in Python that can confuse a C++ programmer.
Category: [ Overload Journal #122 - August 2014 ]
Activatable Object
Description : Using locks will slow down threaded code. Len Holgate demonstrates how an Activatable Object can reduce the time spent blocked.
Category: [ Overload Journal #122 - August 2014 ]
KISSing SOLID Goodbye
Description : Can you remember what SOLID stands for? Chris Oldwood distills it down to two easy to remember principles.
Category: [ Design of applications and programs | Overload Journal #122 - August 2014 ]
TDD Discussions and Disagreements
Description : Recently people have been arguing about the benefits and pitfalls if TDD. Seb Rose summarises the differing standpoints and presents his own.
Category: [ Design of applications and programs | Overload Journal #122 - August 2014 ]
Branching Strategies
Description : Branching can either be embraced or avoided. Chris Oldwood documents the pros and cons of three main branching strategies.
Category: [ Process Topics | Overload Journal #121 - June 2014 ]
Beauty in Code
Description : Attractiveness matters. Adam Tornhill uses a Clojure example to show how generalisation can be more beautiful than special cases.
Category: [ Overload Journal #121 - June 2014 ]
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.
Category: [ Overload Journal #121 - June 2014 ]
Stop the Constant Shouting
Description : CONSTANTS often shout. Jonathan Wakely considers why this happens in C and what the alternatives are in C++.
Category: [ Overload Journal #121 - June 2014 ]
Minimal Overhead for Multiple Interfaces
Description : Using multiple interfaces can slow things down. Daniel Gutson and Pablo Oliva present an alternative.
Category: [ Overload Journal #121 - June 2014 ]
Size Matters
Description : Should you target 32 or 64 bits? Sergey Ignatchenko and Dmytro Ivanchykhin consider the costs and benefits.
Category: [ Overload Journal #120 - April 2014 ]
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: [ Overload Journal #120 - April 2014 ]
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: [ Overload Journal #120 - April 2014 ]

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