I just implemented a small class to emulate the behavior of the C# events – I think this is called in the land of fancy-pants “The Observer Pattern”. It is not complete, nor do I intend to make it perfect … Continue reading
Since I had a lot of people telling me that no, C++ doesn’t suck, I said I would write in full some of the reasons why C++ does suck. I called it C++ sucks to make sure that people do … Continue reading
It’s a strategy since early 90s, at least, for the interviewers to ask questions about bugs. It’s a bad strategy and this tendency should stop: not only you don’t hire compiler writers, but you don’t necessarily want your hires to understand … Continue reading
Andrey Karpov has an article in which he explains how the worst function in C/C++ is memset. But he is only half right: all but one example he has there are invalid uses of sizeof, and all of the examples show … Continue reading
Mi-a plăcut foarte mult acest scurt seminar de introducere în grafica computerizată. Mi se pare fantastic cum poate să treacă cineva foarte rapid prin tot ce înseamnă grafică 3D și să și înțelegi multe noțiuni de-acolo, explicate simplu și la obiect.
A few days ago the Khronos Group released some documents regarding the intentions in the design of the graphics library of the future. OpenGL is obsolete in many ways, and even if the revered graphics library is known to yield better performance … Continue reading
I heard lately tons of discussions regarding the kernel numbering, and that it’s about time the kernel gets bumped to 4.0. But I felt that the discussion regarded only the cosmetic aspect of calling the kernel ‘a bigger version’. This happened … Continue reading
Here’s the thing. I tried to get attached to other programming languages, but somehow, deep inside my heart, C++ continues to reign supreme. It’s absolutely lovely, it has raw power, and you can optimize everything to hell and back. No, … Continue reading
I found these two wonderful articles in my saved links, and I thought it’s worth sharing them.
When I look at the keynotes addressed to developers by Google and Apple1)Both conferences are developer conferences, even if they are pushing marketing threads side by side, the conclusions are disastrous for Apple. I didn’t always dislike Apple; but year after year it … Continue reading