Static code analysis for C++ for free and for Pro

Up and until Visual Studio 2010 Microsoft decided that Code Analysis tool was available only for Visual Studio Premium and Ultimate editions. I have Visual Studio 2010 Pro w/MSDN subscriptions (actually 2 of them), but can not use Code Analysis tool. This however will change with upcoming Visual Studio 11. See the SDL blog: Code […]

COM, BSTR or _bstr_t is leaking memory

COM, BSTR or _bstr_t is leaking memory. That was my first thought when I saw increasing number in Task Manager under memory colon for the process I am developing. Searching Google for quick answer I found famous Microsoft employee and blogger Larry Osterman’s blog post about Hey, why am I leaking all my BSTR’s? He […]