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Best C++ Article of August 2015

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Each month at CodeProject we gather together the best of the articles submitted the previous month and ask our readers to choose the best of the best. Entry is automatic - just submit you articke and we'll do the rest.

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Current Entries

Articles that match the contest criteria are automatically entered.

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22 Aug 2015
Juan AG
Create a dll wich uses MFC statically linked and allow you to call normal methods, static methods and global variables, quick an easy
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13 Aug 2015
Joren Heit
Easy, compile-time manager of EEPROM variables
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13 Aug 2015
Joren Heit
Easy, compile-time manager of EEPROM variables
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22 Aug 2015
Arthur V. Ratz
This article demonstrates how to implement the Huffman adaptive compression alogrithm to compress graphics images of 256 colors depth and other multimedia files
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28 Jun 2016
JohnX2015
This is a cross-platform general C++ engine, including a general runtime and a reflection engine.
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11 Apr 2021
Evgeny Pereguda
This article presents my project for capturing of video and audio sources on Windows OS by Microsoft Media Foundation.
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15 Aug 2015
IssaharNoam
Simple and customizable Chat Conversation control, with DataTable datasource, inspired by SMS application balloons in OnePlus One Android smartphone.
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6 Aug 2015
Huzifa Terkawi
This article will aim to give you a brief and to point tutorial about DES modes , hash Functions , AES , RSA algorithms and example of their usage , using OpenSSL.
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17 Aug 2015
schollii
Convert integer numbers to english text representation
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18 Aug 2015
schollii
Compute the number of trailing zeros in factorial(N) for any 32-bit integer N > 0
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24 Aug 2015
Durga Prasad Dhulipudi
Rendering polygon shapefiles and filling them
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3 Aug 2015
Steffen Ploetz
How to draw transparent and gradient output on a X11 window unsing the (low level API) XRender protocol extension for X11.
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4 Aug 2015
cocaf
The generic network endpoint (IP address and port) class that can be compared with and cast to/from the protocol aware boost::asio::ip::udp::endpoint and boost::asio::ip::tcp::endpoint objects.
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26 Aug 2015
Christophe Duparquet
This article introduces a hardware abstraction tool for microcontroller programming.
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13 Aug 2015
Sibeesh Passion
Export Hierarchical (Multi-Level) HTML Table With Styles Using jQuery
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4 Aug 2015
matthewproctor
Today, most people think of Lync and Skype as tools for Unified Communications – Instant Messaging, Audio and Video conferencing, Application Sharing and in some instances telephony solutions.Lync (and soon Skype for Business, the next version of Lync) can also be used as the end-point for receiving
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13 Aug 2015
Reader Man San
I wanted to further read about Plugin Architecture, which I made a list for reading about it, in this article: “C# Plug-In Architecture Articles“, so added more reading for Layered Software Architecture, and found the following very interesting presentations: .
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17 Aug 2015
Sweta Mittal
Validate whether value in string is a valid decimal number or not.

Current Participants

Those with articles that match the contest criteria are automatically entered.

Arthur V. Ratz
Software Developer (Senior) EpsilonDev
Ukraine Ukraine
I’m software developer, system analyst and network engineer, with over 20 years experience, graduated from L’viv State Polytechnic University and earned my computer science and information technology master’s degree in January 2004. My professional career began as a financial and accounting software developer in EpsilonDev company, located at L’viv, Ukraine. My favorite programming languages - C/C++, C#.NET, Java, ASP.NET, Node.js/JavaScript, PHP, Perl, Python, SQL, HTML5, etc. While developing applications, I basically use various of IDE’s and development tools, including Microsoft Visual Studio/Code, Eclipse IDE for Linux, IntelliJ/IDEA for writing code in Java. My professional interests basically include data processing and analysis algorithms, artificial intelligence and data mining, system analysis, modern high-performance computing (HPC), development of client-server web-applications using various of libraries, frameworks and tools. I’m also interested in cloud-computing, system security audit, IoT, networking architecture design, hardware engineering, technical writing, etc. Besides of software development, I also admire to write and compose technical articles, walkthroughs and reviews about the new IT- technological trends and industrial content. I published my first article at CodeProject in June 2015.
No Biography provided
cocaf
Software Developer (Senior)
Canada Canada
No Biography provided
Durga Prasad Dhulipudi
Software Developer
India India
He works in the GIS and allied technologies. His areas of Interest are GIS/CAD ,Defence,Aerospace and Law Enforcement.
Evgeny Pereguda
Software Developer
Australia Australia
No Biography provided
Huzifa Terkawi
Software Developer (Senior)
Syrian Arab Republic Syrian Arab Republic
C++ , MFC , Win32 professional Developer.
IssaharNoam
Software Developer (Senior)
Israel Israel
Software Development freelancer.
JohnX2015
Founder
United States United States
No Biography provided
Joren Heit
Netherlands Netherlands
No Biography provided
Juan AG
Spain Spain
No Biography provided
matthewproctor
CEO Kutamo and ErrLog.IO
Australia Australia
Pluralsight Author, .Net Developer, Writer & Blogger

http://www.kutamo.com/
http://www.errlog.io/
http://www.matthewproctor.com/
http://www.pluralsight.com/author/matthew-proctor

I am an Australian IT professional based in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

I'm a polyglot programmer, being proficient in a number of languages and frameworks including C#, VB.Net, F#, Javascript, Perl, Powershell and Z80 & 6502 assembly. Smile | :)
Reader Man San
Software Developer (Senior) Dev
United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
Hussain Naji Al-Safafeer

Work: Software Developer (Assistant manager)
Like: Programming, reading.
Technical site: https://readerman1.wordpress.com
schollii
Software Developer (Senior)
Canada Canada
No Biography provided
Sergiy Bogdancev
Software Developer
Ukraine Ukraine
No Biography provided
Sibeesh Passion
Software Developer
Germany Germany
I am Sibeesh Venu, an engineer by profession and writer by passion. I’m neither an expert nor a guru. I have been awarded Microsoft MVP 3 times, C# Corner MVP 5 times, DZone MVB. I always love to learn new technologies, and I strongly believe that the one who stops learning is old.

My Blog: Sibeesh Passion
My Website: Sibeesh Venu
Steffen Ploetz
CEO Ploetz + Zeller GmbH
Germany Germany
No Biography provided
Sweta Mittal
Software Developer
India India
No Biography provided

Contest Entries and Requirements

  1. The contest period covers the the first day of the month 12AM US Eastern Standard Time and ends the final day of the month at 11:59:59 PM US Eastern Standard Time. All entries must be submitted during this period in order to qualify.
  2. Entries must be an article, or blog entry.
  3. With the exception of the Everything Else category, the article must be tagged with at least one of the tags corresponding to that competition's category (for example, to enter the C# Competition you would need to tag your article with a C# tag).
  4. Articles entries must follow the CodeProject submission guidelines.
  5. No cheating, lying, plagiarizing articles, chicanery, or kicking.
  6. Articles may only be considered for a single category. If an article is eligible for multiple categories (for example, it pertains to both the C# and Web Dev categories), CodeProject editors and judges will decide which category the article shall be entered in.
  7. No author can be nominated twice in the same category.
  8. If an author writes has two separate articles, each article may be considered in their respective categories provided none of the aforementioned rules are broken. For example, if an author wrote two separate articles, one related to C# and one related to VB.NET, the author and articles could be nominated in the C# and VB.NET competitions, respectively.
  9. In the event an author wins multiple competitions, and repeat, identical prizes, the number of prizes issued is solely at the discretion of the prize issuer.
  10. In the event an article has multiple authors and/or contributors, the number of prizes issued is solely at the discretion of the prize issuer.
  11. In the event of a tie,  the number of prizes issued is solely at the discretion of the prize issuer.
  12. Multiple votes from the same IP will be automatically disqualified.
  13. The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  14. Only those who live in jurisdictions in which this contest is legal may enter.
  15. Any breach of the rules and the prize will be awarded to the runner up.
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  17. Entries shall be deemed to be submitted by the authorized account holder of the email address submitted at the time of entry unless clearly indicated otherwise. "Authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person who is assigned to an email address by an internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization (e.g. business, educational institution, etc.) that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address.

Eligibility

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1 Aug - 31 Aug 2015