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December 24, 2014

Things That Go Boom

It is easier to make a safe light bulb than to make a safe explosive.

December 22, 2014

Abstractions For Binary Search, Part 10: Putting It All Together

After the discussions of the last few weeks, we are finally ready to build our test cases.

December 19, 2014

The Touch of a Button

Of course, I wasn't satisfied with the simple approach, so I added a bit of code to sense swipes much as you would find on a touchscreen phone.

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February 03, 2009

Published source code accompanying the article by Dana Moore and John Hebeler in which examine how you can you can create cloud applications through Amazon Web Services and the Google Application Engine. - Web Development

Associated article: Computing In the Clouds

Tags: Web Development     Cloud     Tools     Open Source     Parallel    


January 12, 2009

Published source code accompanying the article by Greg Williams in which he shows how you can take advantage of unstructured data in the database -- video, in this case -- and access this data from Oracle Forms. - Database

Associated article: Videos and Oracle Forms 10g

Tags: Database     Web Development     Tools     Parallel     JVM Languages    


January 07, 2009

Published source code accompanying the article by R. Samuel Klatchko in which he examines unnecessary coupling. One issue with the common C compilation model is that it can easily lead to unnecessary coupling between files. But decoupling those files isn't necessarily easy either. - C/C++

Associated article: Decoupling C Header Files

Tags: C/C++     Open Source    


January 05, 2009

Published and unpublished source code accompanying the article by Paul Kimmel in which he examines Parallal LINQ, which is part of the Parallel FX extensions for .NET. PLINQ lets you use basic LINQ keywords to tap into the extra power that multicore systems provide. - .NET

Associated article: Parallel LINQ

Tags: Parallel     .NET    


December 03, 2008

Published source code accompanying the article by Bartosz Milewski in which he examines the two major problems in concurrent programs -- data races and deadlocks. The solutions that Bartosz presents in the D language is based on a deadlock-avoidance protocol. Also see LOCK_D.ZIP. - C/C++

Associated article: Lock Options

Tags: C/C++     Parallel     Design    


December 02, 2008

Published source code accompanying the article by Walter O. Krawec in which he presents the DOORS OS, an operating system designed to run on the HC11. Also see DOORSSDK.ZIP. - Embedded Systems

Associated article: The DOORS OS

Tags: Embedded Systems    


December 02, 2008

Published source code accompanying the article by Eric Bergman-Terrell in which he finds out that a VM and Mono comes in handy when creating C# .NET programs. In addition to Linux, Mono lets you develop and run .NET client and server applications on Solaris, Mac OS X, Windows, and UNIX. Also see DOTNETLX.ZIP. Also see UbuntuDotNetDevVM.ZIP. - .NET

Associated article: .NET Development on Linux

Tags: .NET     Tools     Open Source     Design    


December 02, 2008

- Mobile

Associated article: The iPhone Application Builder

Tags: Tools     Mobile    


November 07, 2008

Published source code accompanying the article by Sergey Babkin in which he presents Advanced Mutex, a parallel programming pattern. - Parallel

Associated article: File Descriptors And Multithreaded Programs

Tags: C/C++     Tools     Parallel     Design    


November 06, 2008

Published source code accompanying the article by Oliver Haase, Jurgen Wasch, and Bo Zhao in which they present a custom registry that objects can register with remotely. Also see RMI.ZIP. - JVM Languages

Associated article: A Remote Java RMI Registry

Tags: Tools     JVM Languages     Design