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Dec
24
revised What are effective interview questions?
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Dec
24
comment Message Queue for RTOS for microcontrollers
What is the difference between the first and second version? Please highlight.
Dec
24
answered Safety-critical software and optimising compilers
Nov
27
awarded  Popular Question
Sep
25
comment Email service or simply abstract email out and call from?
Luc, please post that as an answer.
Sep
24
answered Good 'real life' example of operator overloading C++
Sep
9
awarded  Yearling
Aug
3
answered Processor architectures for testing C/C++ portability
Aug
3
comment What's the difference between an API and an SDK?
Visual Studio is not an SDK but some editions include the Windows or .NET SDK as you're likely to develop for them using VS.
Aug
3
comment What's the difference between an API and an SDK?
Not all API's are documented - sometimes you just have to inspect/reflect the interface.
Jul
30
comment Sequentially/parallel algorithm for extracting blob outer perimeter/contour length
Okay, fair point. Have you looked on dsp.stackexchange.com?
Jul
28
answered Sequentially/parallel algorithm for extracting blob outer perimeter/contour length
Jul
26
comment Why do executables depend on the OS but not on the CPU?
Windows RT is modern but not x86
Jul
16
comment Pros and cons of an HTML/JavaScript only web app
Example: If the user clicks Vote Up and then quickly clicks Vote Down before the Vote Up server call has finished, how many votes are there?
Jul
16
answered Desktop to Web - How to deal with user-interactive workflows
Jul
16
comment Is it a good idea to “#define me (*this)”?
@immibis: most of the top coders I work with don't use the mouse - it is too slow.
Jul
8
comment Should a developer be allowed to use VSS if he prefers it?
One opinion on TFS: thoughtworks.com/radar/#/tools/tfs
Jul
6
comment How do I deal with classes that are only used once, say in only a single function?
+1. We do this - private class defined in anonymous namespace in CPP file and it works very well. Also useful for Functors if you're on an old compiler with no lambdas.
Jun
18
comment How to avoid downcasting?
Double/Dynamic Dispatch or Visitor Pattern does not need reflection to work - that's the whole point of it.
Jun
18
answered Alternatives to foreach iterators involving ref and out