Overload Journal 120 - April 2014

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  • Editorial: Your Life in Their Hands  WEB  PDF
    By Ric Parkin
    We leave an increasingly detailed digital footprint. Ric Parkin worries who can see it.

  • Size Matters  WEB  PDF
    By Sergey Ignatchenko and Dmytro Ivanchykhin
    Should you target 32 or 64 bits? Sergey Ignatchenko and Dmytro Ivanchykhin consider the costs and benefits.

  • Enforcing the Rule of Zero  WEB  PDF
    By Juan Alday
    We’ve had years to get used to the old rules for making classes copyable. Juan Alday sees how the new standards change them.

  • Quality Matters #8: Exceptions for Recoverable Conditions  WEB  PDF
    By Matthew Wilson
    Too many programs deal with exceptions incorrectly. Matthew Wilson suggests practical steps to improve your code.

  • Static - A Force for Good and Evil  WEB  PDF
    By Chris Oldwood
    We’ve all learnt to avoid the use of the static keyword. Chris Oldwood questions this wisdom.

  • Search with CppCheck  WEB  PDF
    By Martin Moene
    Finding code of interest is a vital skill but our tools are often too simple. Martin Moene tries something better.

  • Windows 64-bit Calling Conventions  WEB  PDF
    By Roger Orr
    How the stack works is useful to understanding your programs’ behaviour. Roger Orr compares and contrasts.

  • Teenage Hex  WEB  PDF
    By Teedy Deigh
    There’s a big push to get programming into schools. Teedy Deigh considers what would suit the target audience.

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