Posts By: Kent


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C++ memory leak without virtual destructor

In this post I will talk about detecting and debugging memory leaks in a C++11 program, Visual Studio’s built in heap profiler and Intel Parallel Studio 2019. And also the importance of virtual destructors when implementing derived subclasses.

Visual Studio 2017 with C++17 and Boost

Visual Studio 2017 was just recently updated to version 15.5. It brings many goodies for us C++ programmers, among them a C++17 compiler switch /std:c++17, and a conformance mode switch /permissive-.

Integrating LibreOffice into C++

At our math website we publish printable PDF worksheets for school children. We’ve just started publishing crosswords, while relatively easy to create, they require much work to make them into tasks.