Overload Journal 159 - October 2020

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  • Virtual/Reality  WEB  PDF
    By Frances Buontempo
    Do we know what reality is? Frances Buontempo is no longer sure and now wonders if she’s a fictional character.

  • poly::vector – A Vector for Polymorphic Objects  WEB  PDF
    By Ferenc Nándor Janky
    Heterogeneous vectors can be slow. Janky Ferenc introduces a sequential container for storing polymorphic objects in C++.

  • Kafka Acks Explained  WEB  PDF
    By Slanislav Kozlovski
    Kafka’s configuration can be confusing. Slanislav Kozlovski helps us visualise this most misunderstood configuration setting.

  • Concurrency Design Patterns  WEB  PDF
    By Lucian Radu Teodorescu
    Orchestrating concurrent tasks using mutexes is seldom efficient. Lucian Tadu Teodorescu investigates design patterns that help unlock concurrent performance.

  • C++ Modules: A Brief Tour  WEB  PDF
    By Nathan Sidwell
    C++20’s long awaited module system has arrived. Nathan Sidwell presents a tourist’s guide.

  • The Edge of C++  WEB  PDF
    By Ferenc Deák
    Everything has limits. Deák Ferenc explores the bounds of various C++ constructs.

  • Afterwood  WEB  PDF
    By Chris Oldwood
    Assume failure by default. Chris Oldwood considers various fail cases.