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Very senior embedded real-time systems programmer (Texas law is very picky about the use of the term "engineer"), unsuccessful candidate for U.S. Congress, and unreconstructed Cold Warrior.

Jul
7
answered Full signed part of two complement long
Jul
3
answered Is it a good idea to return a default value if a field in a query cannot be found?
Jun
17
answered How to define different names for the same type and have the compiler check them?
Jun
8
answered How can you predict the time it will take for two processes in two different machines in a cluster to communicate?
Jun
3
answered Does anyone still use logic analyzers for debugging real time systems?
Jun
3
answered Are there advantages for using recursion over iteration - other than sometimes readability and elegance?
May
30
answered Which is more expensive multiple conditional branches or multiple relational expression in a single condition?
May
14
answered Is lack of whitespace a sign of a cargo cult programmer?
May
11
answered Standardized Programming Languages
May
10
answered Do commercial statistical calculators calculate with a high degree of arbitrary precision or just floating point precision?
May
6
answered Is there a metric that can be equated to complexity in laymens terms?
Apr
13
answered Is byte stuffing required when using a packet field length
Apr
5
answered Is secretive systems development really possible?
Mar
30
answered Trouble understanding the COCOMO model
Mar
26
answered Left and Right most Derivation
Mar
25
answered Does the GPL allow anyone to obtain GPL software without paying for it?
Mar
17
answered Why was “goto” originally supposed to be included in Java?
Mar
13
answered When not to move a “C style” code to “C++ or Object Oriented” code?
Feb
28
answered Chained ruleset parsing and evaluation code: recommendations?
Feb
17
answered Is it necessary to science of DSP for a c++ programmer?