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C++ Traits

‘C++ Traits’ is an idiom that allows a great level of abstraction, normally possible only by a combination of inheritance and composition, all at compile time. It allows a class to use any object by relying on its traits, i.e., functions and member variables exposed by that object. What C++...

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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 be similar, though here we...

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Getting GNU compilers on Windows (MSYS2/MinGW-x64/boost/Windows 10)

Okay… first of all… There are multiple packages and tutorials available for getting one or the other working on Windows 10. This tutorial here teaches how to create a comfortable maintainable compiler environment that can be used for a long time. If you want to skip to the actual steps...

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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 basement you find a major fire outbreak. 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 Oh great. So you call your supervisor and tell...

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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 having seen nobody else seeing this, I think it is time I myself wrote it. Basically, it is for not very smart people. Like...

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JetBrains CLion

After a million years of trying out different IDEs, that I could use seamlessly on different machines with different operating systems, it seems I have finally found the right thing. To keep the record, here is a list of all the softwares I tried: vim – Had to be mentioned....

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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 under the heading of the...

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Marketing and Technology

So I had a chat with my boss. After a massive fuck-up, where I refused to deal with constant belittling from a DTL (Domain Tech Lead in PayPal) and then started working from home instead, I was contacted by managers and architects to ask me ‘what is going on?’. After...

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FVWM

Just updated fvwm_patches project on github, so all the patches apply on latest FVWM cvs snapshot. This has sent me back to those times when I was amply free and was full of enthusiasm. Let me tell you a story… Those were the times when I thought installing Gentoo was...