Tag Archives: C++

Is fast evaluation really fast?

I have found over the years that readability of code has substantial value. I have also found that their are trade offs with respect to style and performance. This leads me to today’s topic that is something common to both … Continue reading

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“Effective C++” : Part 7

It’s been a while since my last post on C++ and I have been immersed in Java as of late. Some of the points today actually apply to languages other than C++ as Scott presents sound arguments for all objected … Continue reading

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“Effective C++” : Part 6

It’s time for another in the series of posts on effective C++. The nice part of these posts is that writing about the points forces me to learn about them and understand them well enough to summarize them for others. … Continue reading

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“Effective C++” : Part 5

In this next section we will look at C++ interfaces. With any programming problem we must first understand the use cases and the problem. Once we have a handle on what we are trying to accomplish we need to define … Continue reading

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“Effective C++” : Part 4

With this post I consider the next four tips from Scott Meyer’s book on effective C++. This post brings us to the end of chapter 3 in the book which is dedicated to resource management. Resources in C++ are much … Continue reading

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“Effective C++” : Part 3

With this post I circle back to the next four tips from Scott Meyer’s book on effective C++. This post brings us to the end of chapter 2 in the book. These next four tips are not as obscure as … Continue reading

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“Effective C++” : Part 2

In this post I bring you back to Scott Meyers book on effective C++ programming. We will consider the next four tips and hopefully add them to our programming arsenal. What follows is my take on the next four tips: … Continue reading

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“Effective C++” : Part 1

Effective C++ is a book published by Scott Meyers that is currently in its third edition. The first time I heard of the book was when I toured a gaming company in London Ontario. The company in question, purchases a … Continue reading

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