Overload Journal 128 - August 2015

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  • Editorial: Semi-automatic Weapons  WEB  PDF
    By Frances Buontempo
    Automating work can save time and avoid mistakes. But Frances Buontempo doesn’t think you should script everything.

  • Multi-threading at Business-logic Level is Considered Harmful  WEB  PDF
    By Sergey Ignatchenko
    Multi-threaded code promises potential speed-up. Sergey Ignatchenko considers how it often slows things down instead.

  • Two Daemons  WEB  PDF
    By Dietmar Kühl
    Most people have come across C++11’s forwarding references. Dietmar Kühl explains what && really means.

  • Don’t Design for Performance Until It’s Too Late  WEB  PDF
    By Andy Balaam
    People claim optimisation can cause unreadable code. Andy Balaam argues good performance should be at the core of code design.

  • Template Programming Compile Time String Functions  WEB  PDF
    By Nick Weatherhead
    Practising old exercises in new ways can keep you sharp. Nick Weatherhead demonstrates some wellknown code katas using C++ compile time tricks.

  • Numbers in JavaScript  WEB  PDF
    By Anthony Williams
    JavaScript floating point numbers can confuse C++ programmers. Anthony Williams draws our attention to some surprising behaviour.

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