Today I was watching our project manager and my colleague programmer fixing a bug in a production code. Something like this.
“Windows” is a series of funny drawings on post-it notes from programmer’s life. The notes are posted on a windows screen.
Character set encoding in Visual Studio is not only important for representation of local character sets. It’s also an important factor that will let you compile different libraries together. If you are using many different libraries you must decide what character set your project should use.
In Visual Studio you can select different character sets. In [...]
We are in a constant process of making our products better. Later I was fixing layout of our texture site SF Textures and faced a problem where I needed to position a shopping cart over and to the right of the top menu.
Here’s the HTML code:
I have two div tags after [...]
Can’t find the right way to get a random number in the range of your choice?
If you are programming in C++ for a while, chances are you once got in a situation where you want to get some random number between two given ranges; you might have used old C-function rand() with [...]
There is a time during the usage of a container class (std::vector, std::list, etc.) in your program, when you want to know if some element is present in the container. For instance, you want to create a collection of numbers (let’s suppose you have stored them in std::vector) and you have some function [...]
We computer enthusiasts get to buy a lot more computer equipment and video games than any other people.
Sometimes our passion costs huge amounts of money. The last time I spent almost 2 thousand dollars on new hard drives for my pet-PC at home. My wife wasn’t really too thrilled about spending those amounts on hardware, so what [...]
I was recently hired as a C++ guru and performance specialist at a fairly large software consultancy company (1000+ employees). This particular division turned out to be a special division. More on that later. They had some software, which was in dire need of some new set of eyes watching over the code. One should [...]
Recently I found somewhat unusual and even unexpected advice about job search:
When applying for jobs (especially to large organizations), look through the job description and add any keywords they use to your resume as frequently as possible to get your application through HR.
The reason for this is simple. Human Resources Department is the [...]
Sometimes when creating, developing and maintaining a blog in the WordPress platform, you’ll need to customize it.
Here is a small snippet which you can put in your plugin or your theme to enable custom image sizes with custom names.
It’s rather simple, once you know how. I always forget the exact syntax and name [...]
But WWW (World Wide Web) was invented by Tim Berners-Lee, a British computer scientist and former CERN employee in 1991. On March 12, 1989, he wrote a proposal for what would eventually become the World [...]
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