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 […]

2011 links no. 3

Interview With Sacha Barber in The Code Project. The ABA problem occurs during synchronization, when a location is read twice, has the same value for both reads, and “value is the same” is used to indicate “nothing has changed”. However, another thread can execute between the two reads and change the value, do other work, […]

2011 links no. 2

Stack Overflow profiler open sourced: Profiling your website like a true Ninja. Smaller is Faster (and Safer Too). Chrome team have just started using a new compression algorithm called Courgette to make Google Chrome updates small. Read more. Ask Amir Taaki About Bitcoin. From Slashdot. The Four Stages of NTFS File Growth from Windows Server […]