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April 11, 2014

How Overloading Interacts With C Compatibility

The social properties of a programming language's user community affect the technical details of the language itself.

April 02, 2014

The Nightmare of Binary Compatibility

Wasn't C compatibility a major reason that C++ was designed the way it was? If so, why not write that desire into the standard?

March 31, 2014

Compiler Warnings: Calling the User-Defined Default Constructor from Objective-C++ Code

Interoperating between Objective-C and C++ code requires careful work -- as constructor calls vary, depending on which compiler you use.