Rip It Up and Start AgainWEBPDF
By Frances Buontempo
Some things can be resurrected, others cannot. Frances Buontempo wonders when we need to repent and start over.
5 Big Fat Reasons Why Mutexes Suck Big TimeWEBPDF
By Sergey Ignatchenko
Mutable shared state in multithreaded code is often protected by mutexes. Sergey Ignatchenko reminds us that Re-Actors can avoid many of the problems.
A Small UniverseWEBPDF
By Deák Ferenc
Writing a programming language is a hot topic. Deák Ferenc shows us how he wrote a compiler for bytecode callable from C++.
QM Bites: Understand Windows Operating-System Identification Preprocessor MacrosWEBPDF
By Matthew Wilson
Quality matters and bite sized articles help. Matthew Wilson returns with a QM Bites.
A Thorough Introduction to Distributed SystemsWEBPDF
By Stanislav Kozlovski
What is a distributed system, and why is it so complicated? Stanislav Kozlovski explains.
Don’t Use std::endlWEBPDF
By Chris Sharpe
How do you add a new line in C++? Chris Sharpe suggests std::endl is a tiny utility that’s more trouble than it’s worth.
By Chris Oldwood
Good workers tidy up after themselves – it avoids accidents and makes them more productive. Chris Oldwood argues that good software developers should do the same.
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