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November 2013

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☑ C++11: Template changes

I’ve finally started to look into the new features in C++11 and I thought it would be useful to jot down the highlights, for myself or anyone else who’s curious. Since there’s a lot of ground to cover, I’m going to look at each item in its own post — this one covers improvements to template declaration and instantiation.

This is the 5th of the 8 articles that currently make up the “C++11 Features” series, the first of which was C++11: Move Semantics. This article was preceded by C++11: Function and method changes.

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26 Nov 2013 at 7:12AM in Software
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September 2013

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☑ C++11: Function and method changes

I’ve finally started to look into the new features in C++11 and I thought it would be useful to jot down the highlights, for myself or anyone else who’s curious. Since there’s a lot of ground to cover, I’m going to look at each item in its own post — this one covers various changes to function and method declaration and definition.

This is the 4th of the 8 articles that currently make up the “C++11 Features” series, the first of which was C++11: Move Semantics. This article was preceded by C++11: Type inference and constant expressions.

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17 Sep 2013 at 7:50PM in Software
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☑ C++11: Type inference and constant expressions

I’ve finally started to look into the new features in C++11 and I thought it would be useful to jot down the highlights, for myself or anyone else who’s curious. Since there’s a lot of ground to cover, I’m going to look at each item in its own post — this one covers automatic type inference and generalised constant expressions.

This is the 3rd of the 8 articles that currently make up the “C++11 Features” series, the first of which was C++11: Move Semantics. This article was preceded by C++11: Initialization.

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4 Sep 2013 at 7:38PM in Software
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August 2013

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☑ Process groups and sessions

I finally took a little time to get my head around POSIX process groups and sessions.

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21 Aug 2013 at 9:26PM in Software
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July 2013

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☑ C++11: Initialization

I’ve finally started to look into the new features in C++11 and I thought it would be useful to jot down the highlights, for myself or anyone else who’s curious. Since there’s a lot of ground to cover, I’m going to look at each item in its own post — this one covers changes to initialization of variables.

This is the 2nd of the 8 articles that currently make up the “C++11 Features” series, the first of which was C++11: Move Semantics.

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15 Jul 2013 at 1:38PM in Software
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☑ Passwords: You’re doing it wrong

There are few technical topics about which there’s more FUD than picking a strong password.

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11 Jul 2013 at 3:55PM in Software
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☑ C++11: Move Semantics

I’ve finally started to look into the new features in C++11 and I thought it would be useful to jot down the highlights, for myself or anyone else who’s curious. Since there’s a lot of ground to cover, I’m going to look at each item in its own post — this one covers move semantics.

This is the 1st of the 8 articles that currently make up the “C++11 Features” series.

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9 Jul 2013 at 11:04AM in Software
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☑ Chunky requests

Why have webservers been so slow to accept chunked requests?

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3 Jul 2013 at 2:20PM in Software
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June 2013

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☑ Tuning in the static

In C++ the static keyword has quite a few wrinkles that may not be immediately apparently. One of them is related to constructor order, and I briefly describe it here.

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14 Jun 2013 at 4:18PM in Software
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☑ Just like old

If you have the luxury of migrating your Linux installation to a new hard disk before the old one packs up entirely, it’s quite easily done with standard tools.

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5 Jun 2013 at 6:02PM in Software
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