JetBrains today released the CLion 1.1.1 update of their C++ IDE. This update fixes a number of issues that where evident in the previous version of CLion. Users are encouraged to patch their current versions of CLion.
Today we’re going to talk about the C++ Standard Template Library also known as the standard library. C++ is a very old high-level programming language favored for its performance and power.
Even though C++ provides the bells and whistles like other high level programming languages. Like other programming languages it is not easy to do certain tasks using the core language features. This is why we need a library. Continue reading
The Picture of the Software Designer
The picture of the software designer deriving his design in a rational, error-free way from a statement of requirements is quite unrealistic. No system has ever been developed in that way, and probably none ever will. Even the small program developments shown in textbooks and papers are unreal. They have been revised and polished until the author has shown us what he wishes he had done, not what actually did happen. David Parnas and Paul Clements
With only a few months left to the NVIDIA Global Impact Award, the $150,000 social and humanitarian problem solving award has been open for submissions.
The award seeks to reward researchers or institutions using NVIDIA technologies to come up with breakthroughs that have a wide impact in society. Continue reading
Major new features that have been included with Clang 3.7 are: Supported for some uses of the __try, __except, and __finally language constructs on Windows targets. The use of the __declspec language extension. Full support for OpenMP 3.1 and OpenMP 4.0 among others.
Explaining to Six-year Olds
If you can’t explain something to a six-year old, you really don’t understand it yourself. Albert Einstein
The NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference, an expo showcasing the best in GPU technology. Where academia and industry professionals come together to interact and share ideas about GPU computing.
This is an annual conference of talks, hands-on labs, key-notes, exhibits and interactive challenges. The GPU Technology Conference is hosted by NVIDIA, best known as the makers of high performance GPUs and related technology. Continue reading
Google recently released the video game channel YouTube Gaming as a YouTube spin-off. YouTube Gaming seems to have adopted the model of Twitch another online video gaming website.
YouTube has already got a vibrant gaming community with the vast number of gamers recording and posting their game walk-throughs, let’s plays, speed runs, music video among others. Continue reading
Find the Box
If the ‘box’ is the boundary of constraints and conditions, then the trick is to find the box…. Do not think outside the box — find the box. Andy Hunt and Dave Thomas