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Mar
4
comment In C, what is an unconditional jump?
@Solver after you finish the then clause you need to skip the else (by definition of the clauses), that requires a unconditional jump
Mar
4
answered In C, what is an unconditional jump?
Mar
3
comment Design, how to utilize The Hardware (multiple threads and/or GPU) while indexing (via a database) a very large set of binary files
@chrispepper1989 you are mistaken, IO is capped by architecture (the memory bus and drive speed) and more threads will not help
Mar
3
comment Design, how to utilize The Hardware (multiple threads and/or GPU) while indexing (via a database) a very large set of binary files
There is no use in using more CPUs when you are blocked by IO
Feb
23
comment Is relying on Demorgan's law in open-source code a barrier to contribution?
@scriptin it's probably used in a loop
Feb
20
comment Why does Jenkins warn you if you tell it to check for changes every minute?
every minute means that it is essentially constantly checking the repo for changes, that is kinda expensive...
Feb
19
comment Making an automotive system more 'modular' in terms of software?
"They want to be able to pick any car and replace its conventional battery or pump with a different type without having to redesign the entire system." -> That means standardized interfaces throughout.
Feb
18
comment Is there a term for data being written not being immediately available to be read?
bad caching in the data access layer
Feb
18
comment Finding the largest bundle of flagged points
first problem is that you need to group the red points, humans are good at it computers aren't.
Feb
18
answered standard format to describe opening schedules
Feb
18
comment standard format to describe opening schedules
who needs to read it?
Feb
18
comment cpp and h/hpp #include: “why” question
tl;dr legacy from C where it is legacy from dump compilers that could do symbolic import (as seen in every other language)
Feb
18
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Feb
18
revised Why is base-for-all-objects discouraged in C++
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Feb
17
revised Why should a HashMap be used(in functions) to determine which value to return(for a key) when an if else construct can do the job in better time?
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Feb
17
answered Why should a HashMap be used(in functions) to determine which value to return(for a key) when an if else construct can do the job in better time?
Feb
16
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16
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Feb
16
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Feb
16
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