Awk to split c functions into multiple files.

This, at present, is overly simplistic and makes many stupid assumptions: That the return type is short. That there are no short global variables declared. That everything is well-formatted so that the return type is always first column, and that there is a space between both function name and return type (as in, only spaces–no […]

Anti-spyware change of heart.

Spy Sweeper is my new anti-spyware solution of choice. I started out using Ad-Aware, but I ran across spyware that I was trying to remove that Ad-Aware could not take care of. At that time, I stumbled upon both the Microsoft Anti-Spyware Tool and Sunbelt CounterSpy. Both tools did an exceptional job, and went with […]

O’Reilly Book: Programming C#

Programming C#: Building .NET Applications with C# I’m not always impressed with books published under the O’Reilly label. I usually find them much more useful as a reference guide than a learning tool. This book, however, stands out. As someone well-versed in Java and C++ concepts, this book was a helpful introduction to C#. Whenever […]

How Not to Program in C++

How Not to Program in C++: 111 Broken Programs and 3 Working Ones, or Why Does 2 + 2 = 5986 I expected many great things from this book. I got mixed results. I usually enjoy figuring out “Bugs of the Day” and the like, but this was book was largely a mix of grading […]