Tagged: Programming

Factory pattern

Generic Factory in C++

A generic factory is a factory that can register any class type. It is very easy to write because we are allowed to use void pointers.


As we are simply casting a void pointer, it is left to the developer to ensure...

Maximum Subarray

Problem statement: Find the largest sum that is possible in an array. I.e., find the maximum sub-array. Solution: From the very first this problem looks complicated because of how it is framed. It sounds like we want to find the MAXIMUM from ALL THE POSSIBLE...

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Dark theme for QtCreator theme/Visual Studio

This is based on this Visual Studio 2013 for QtCreator along with my own changes. On Windows: Put the XML file in %APPDATA%/QtProject/qtcreator/styles On Linux/Unix: Put the XML file in $HOME/.config/QtProject/qtcreator/styles You are welcome!


C++ Traits

‘C++ Traits’ is an idiom that allows a great level of abstraction at compile time which is normally possible only by a combination of inheritance and composition. It allows an algorithm to change its behavior depending on the object’s traits, i.e., functions and member variables...


Installing log4cxx on MSYS2/Mingw-w64

In my previous post, I gave the rather simple steps to install MSYS2/Mingw-w64. Now I will tell you how to install a custom library, specifically log4cxx. Before starting, lets acknowledge that there are other libraries that might fit your logging needs. The installation steps will...

Major bugs and workarounds

Imagine you have been given the job of installing AC vent ducts in a house. Great. So you begin your work, starting from the basement for some reason. And there in the basement, you find a major fire outbreak. ????????? ????????? ????????? Oh great. So...

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Starting work on Time Manager

Okay, I have started working on the long demanded (for and by me) time management software. I got this idea a really long time ago and have seen nobody working on it so I think it is time I myself wrote it. Basically, it is...

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Practical UML: A Hands-On Introduction for Developers

Abstract This tutorial provides a quick introduction to the Unified Modeling Language. The heart of object-oriented problem solving is the construction of a model. The model abstracts the essential details of the underlying problem from its usually complicated real world. Several modeling tools are wrapped...