About the CobrasI'm a C, C++, Objective C and PHP programmer. I develop various things for PCs, Macs and the iOS platforms. On and off I'm developing an iPhone game which I expect I shall never finish. I feature progress reports on how far I am from completing it in this blog along with me rattling on about learning French and any other junk I need to get off my chest. I shouldn't really need to say it in this day and age, but obviously, the opinions here are mine and not those of anyone who pays me... unless I've been bribed, in which case, all bets are off. There's more here.
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Tag Archives: C++
For top secret work1 reasons I am learning a touch of C# at the moment. Normally, because it’s a Microsoft technology, you’d expect any knowledge you acquire to be transient due to their merciless and comprehensive deprecation strategy. This, as … Continue reading
Ihave been becoming increasingly disheartened in recent years by how little the new generation of programmers know about how computers work. Their understanding of the relationship between what they tap into a computer and what the microprocessor actually ends up … Continue reading
Afair while back, I had a call from someone who wanted to know if I could fit in some consultancy time to help solve some development problems. It turned out to be the least profitable work that I have ever … Continue reading
“”You are not a fool just because you have done something foolish, only if the folly of it escapes you. Ionce met a man who claimed to know everything about C++. Everything. Indeed, he was now looking for something that … Continue reading
If words like “C++”, “12 inch rotary debugger”, “dangling pointers” (phhwwoooarr!), “caffeine drip” and “early grey hair” are baffling, confusing or frightening to you, it’s probably best that you skip this post. It’s all technical, boring and generally an opportunity … Continue reading