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December 16, 2014

Abstractions For Binary Search, Part 9: What Do We Need to Test?

Many people confuse the idea of a test case working correctly with the idea of a program producing correct output.

December 09, 2014

Abstractions for Binary Search, Part 8: What Does It Mean To Say "It Works?"

Last week, we talked in general terms about how to test a binary-search function. Now let's get specific.

December 03, 2014

Abstractions For Binary Search, Part 7: Choosing Test Cases

Binary search is a particularly instructive algorithm to figure out how to test.


C/C++ Feature Articles RSS

Jolt Awards 2015: Coding Tools

The best tools available for creating, testing, and debugging code.

Building Node.js Projects in Visual Studio

Developing server-side apps with the popular Node.js framework can now be done with the full support of Visual Studio IntelliSense, debugging, and project management.

Building Portable Games in C++

The cocos-2d-x open source framework can be used to build games, apps, and other interactive software in C++. Here's a hands-on guide to using it to write and port games.

C# and .NET's Sudden Ubiquity

Microsoft ports .NET to Linux and Macintosh and open-sources the entire stack.

Data Compression with Arithmetic Encoding

Arithmetic encoders are better suited for adaptive models than Huffman coding, but they can be challenging to implement.

C/C++ News RSS

CoderGears CppDepend 5.0 Arrives

Analyze a codebase and automate code reviews

JetBrains CLion: A New Cross Platform C/C++ IDE

Available now as an Early Access Program build

RemObjects Calls Forth Fire For Oxygene and RemObjects C#

Fire is a new IDE for Oxygene and RemObjects C# that runs on Mac OS X

PC Personality Tool For Settings Transports

UP includes support for C, C++, Java, and C#

Appmethod For C++ Android Apps

New "complimentary subscription plan" for free Android phone targeting

Xamarin Updates Cross-Platform

Release introduces the Xamarin Studio IDE and the Xamarin Component Store

C++-Based Scientific Computing Made Ceemple

Based on C++ integrating a large number of scientific libraries into an IDE

Leroy's Designable Deployment Automation Workflows

New release from Epic Force for application deployment now stable

Typemock Isolator++ Goes 64 Bit

Complete mocking framework for C/C++

Coverity Covers C/C++, Java, and C#

Version 7.0 combines code analysis, change-aware unit test analysis, and policy management

Events of Interest

December 11-12. Washington, D.C. ModevCon

March 2-6, 2015 London, UK. QCon London

March 5-8, 2015. Recife, Brazil. Tropical Ruby

March 17-19, 2015. Boston, MA. O'Reilly Software Architecture Conference

March 23-24, 2015. Palo Alto, CA. Evans Data's 11th Annual Developer Relations Conference

April 8-16, 2015. Montreal, Canada. PyCon 2015

April 27-30, 2015. Baltimore, MD. 11th Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Architecture Technology User Network (SATURN) Conference

May 4-8, 2015. Chicago, IL. Microsoft Ignite Conference

May 12-14, 2015. Zaragoza, Spain.Protocols Plugfest Europe 2015

Videos of Past Events

September 2014. Atlassian Summit 2014

September 2013. JavaOne

June 2013. JAXConf 2013

May 2013. Google I/O

October 2012. JAXLondon 2012

September 2012. Strangeloop

July 2012. Java Language Summit

June 2012. Google I/O 2012

May 2012. Atlassian Summit

May 2012 (paid). Fluent Conference

March 2012. Multicore World

July 2011. JVM Language Summit