Overload Journal 134 - August 2016

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  • Editorial: Just a minute  WEB  PDF
    By Frances Buontempo
    Constraints can seem like an imposition. Frances Buontempo wonders if banning hesitation, deviation or repetition is a good thing.

  • Some Big-Os are Bigger Than Others  WEB  PDF
    By Sergey Ignatchenko
    Big-O notation is often used to compare algorithms. Sergey Ignatchenko reminds us that asymptotic limits might not be generally applicable.

  • Kill the Clones  WEB  PDF
    By Adam Tornhill
    Problems in code can hide in surprising places. Adam Tornhill demonstrates how to detect software clones and uncover hidden dependencies.

  • Implementing SNAAAKE  WEB  PDF
    By Thaddaeus Frogley
    Almost everyone knows the game Snake! Thaddaeus Frogley shares a diary of how his implementation grew over time.

  • C++ Antipatterns  WEB  PDF
    By Jonathan Wakely
    Certain mistakes crop up frequently in C++. Jonathan Wakely offers some pro-tips to help you avoid common errors.

  • Testing Propositions  WEB  PDF
    By Russel Winder
    Is testing propositions more important than having examples as exemplars? Russel Winder considers this hypothesis.

  • Afterwood  WEB  PDF
    By Chris Oldwood
    Barriers can cause bottlenecks. Chris Oldwood considers varying approaches to gatekeeping.

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