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Best C++ Article of October 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

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18 Jan 2018
Jan Dolinay
Source level debugger for Arduino with GDB and Eclipse
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27 Oct 2015
Daniel Pfeffer
A faster method for performing interval arithmetic
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14 Oct 2015
Petr Kirjat Valasek
This technique allows the Visitor (i.e., an instance of Visitor design pattern) to return value of arbitrary type.
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23 Oct 2015
Michael Chourdakis
A simple template for manipulating the registry
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23 Oct 2015
Ph. Jounin
A C-replacement for MessageBox
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14 Oct 2015
Larry M02
Pebble Watchapp development using C. Starting with a walk through of CloudPebble, Pebble's online development environment, we will build a swim lap counter with some unique features.
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8 Oct 2015
Intel Corporation
This article covers and expands upon the material from the Hands-on Lab Intel® Internet of Things (IoT) Developer Kit SFTL005 presented at the Intel® Developer Forum 2015
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28 Oct 2015
Alexander Iskhakov
Creating a HTTP proxy using Play framework and WS API
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11 Oct 2015
Member 11246861
Wifi communication between RaspberryPi2 and Laptop ASUS: fonts English, Russian.
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1 Oct 2015
Android on Intel
This series of videos presents an overview of Intel tools available for Android developers through Intel® Software.
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21 Oct 2015
Norbert Schneider
A short code snippet to fetch the USB Serial Number of a file name residing on a stick.
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3 Oct 2015
Uttam Kotdiya -India
This tip demonstrates how to use posix message for Inter Process Communication (IPC) in C#, Mono on Linux
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1 Oct 2015
Android on Intel
This step-by-step guide walks you through the process of setting up and compiling different libraries that are used in gaming and multimedia specifically for x86 target platforms.
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26 Oct 2015
Manjuke Fernando
Due to an unavoidable situation, it was decided that all the write access to a particular server (SQL Server) was required to be removed immediately. And only few people should be able to access the server with full privileges.
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1 Oct 2015
Android on Intel
Thanks to an x86-based Android tablet Intel loaned me for testing, PhonoPaper has been improved and optimized.
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8 Oct 2015
allan175_uk
Creating customized Pebble projects
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1 Oct 2015
Android on Intel
Porting Guide for Unity Game on Intel® Architecture for China Market
1 Oct 2015
Android on Intel
This article walks through an example Android application that offloads image processing using OpenCL™ and RenderScript programming languages.
23 Oct 2015
Intel Corporation
This article describes how to pick different resource binding mechanisms to run an application efficiently on specific Intel’s GPUs.
27 Oct 2015
Intel Corporation
The Intel® RealSense™ SDK provides a new feature for developers to record camera streaming sequences to a file on disk for future playback. This feature is very helpful in debugging and troubleshooting camera issues in the apps.
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29 Oct 2016
Ian Bell, #2
An introductory article that illustrates how to configure Visual Studio for Obfuscation
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29 Oct 2015
minor_28
Web Control - Google Maps
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2 Oct 2015
Marius Bancila
A walk-through several less known C++ features
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18 Jun 2016
Patrik Mlekuž
Image Control for viewing most common image formats with advanced features included (Import Image, Preview, Resize, Position, Pan, Zoom, Export Image, Extract Resource Icon).
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4 Nov 2018
Michael Chourdakis
A ready to be used hotpatching library with five methods!
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29 Oct 2015
Francis Xavier Pulikotil
Enable passing an argument by reference, to a function which expects an argument of a different type.
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15 Oct 2015
Abhishek Nandy
Smartwatch Development with pebble
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23 Dec 2015
Shvetsov Evgeniy
Helper functions to deal with the individual bits & digits, hashing and other
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22 Oct 2015
User 9557924
In this post I will try to cover some of the basic concepts and features of MEF over a working example.
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17 Nov 2015
flyhigh
SOUI is a directui library and had been used in many commercial softwares, which is published based on MIT and is completely free to any user.
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5 Oct 2015
ratah_
This tip discusses about a solution to allow us to use any class as a C-like 2-dimension array.
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30 Oct 2015
Android on Intel
In this guide we will detail a step-by-step process of building a cross-platform Android application with the help of Marmalade C++ SDK 7.1 and ShiVa3D game engine specifically for Android x86 architecture.
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9 Oct 2015
imagiro
A small class for using COM DLL modules without registering them
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8 Oct 2015
Farhad Reza
Chess piece movement project using C++ and GDI+
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29 Oct 2015
Ashwin. Shetty
Scaling application Horizontally using Message queue
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17 Oct 2015
zidane168
This topic focuses on what is the difference between SendMessage and PostMessage and how to use them?
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27 Feb 2019
Sreram K
This explains the working of Bellman Ford algorithm.

Current Participants

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

Abhishek Nandy
Software Developer
India India
I am into software Development for less than a year and i have participated in 2 contests here at Codeproject:-Intel App Innovation Contest 2012 and Windows Azure Developer Challenge and been finalist at App Innovation contest App Submission award winner as well won two spot prizes for Azure Developer Challenge.I am also a finalist at Intel Perceptual Challenge Stage 2 with 6 entries nominated.I also won 2nd prize for Ultrabook article contest from CodeProject
Link:-
http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/523105/Ultrabook-Development-My-Way

Microsoft MVA Fast Track Challenge Global Winner.
Ocutag App Challenge 2013 Finalist.

My work at Intel AppUp Store:-

UltraSensors:-
http://www.appup.com/app-details/ultrasensors
UltraKnowHow:-
http://www.appup.com/app-details/ultraknowhow
Alexander Iskhakov
Team Leader
Ukraine Ukraine
No Biography provided
allan175_uk
Software Developer (Senior)
United Kingdom United Kingdom
A long-time games developer, currently enjoying some smaller scale stuff on Pebble.
Android on Intel
United States United States
Intel is inside more and more Android devices, and we have tools and resources to make your app development faster and easier.

Ashwin. Shetty
Architect
India India
I have 17 years of experience working in Microsoft Technology & Open source. Now a days I enjoy playing with Nodejs, Angular, docker, Gcloud & Kubernetes. My complete profile is available at https://in.linkedin.com/in/ashwinshetty and you can mail me at ashwin@shettygroup.com
Daniel Pfeffer
Software Developer (Senior)
Israel Israel
B.Sc - Physics & Computer Science, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel

Over thirty years experience as a programmer and software engineer.

Currently employed at Western Digital*.



* Any opinions expressed are strictly my personal opinions, and do not represent my employer's position.
Farhad Reza
Software Developer
Bangladesh Bangladesh
I'm Shah Farhad Reza son of Md Ali Ershad (Rokan). I'm a software developer mainly develop software for PC usable under Microsoft Windows.

The areas of my expertise are the followings:

- OS Kernel developing.
- Programming language's compiler design and implement.
- Expert in C, C++ and Visual Basic and have basic knowledge on C#, D, Java.
- A few times used the Microsoft's new language F#.
- SQL Database programming.
- I've basic knowledge on lowest level programming language like assembly.
- Learning Mozilla’s Rust & Google’s GO programming language for software development.
- Code optimization for performance.
- Multi-threaded programming in C/C++ and Java.
- Know various advanced computer algorithm and have used them to develop graphics and simulation programs. Also working with Linear Algebra and keen to learn Quadratic Algebra in future.
- Graphics and Game programming (Both 2D and 3D).

Currently, I'm doing researches on programming language and its compiler development. I've made various kind of software and now I want to share my experiences with people.

I'm proud of being a Bengali and a Bangladeshi technical article writer. I'm trying to take steps towards working on Computer Programming and also on Scientific subjects for my country. But it is too far from being a success and will require a lot of time due to my family's economic position.
flyhigh
Software Developer (Junior)
China China
No Biography provided
Francis Xavier Pulikotil
Software Developer
United States United States
Besides loving spending time with family, Francis Xavier likes to watch sci-fi/fantasy/action/drama movies, listen to music, and play video-games. After being exposed to a few video-games, he developed an interest in computer programming. He currently holds a Bachelor's degree in Computer Applications.
Ian Bell, #2
Retired
Canada Canada
No Biography provided
imagiro
Software Developer
Germany Germany
Born in 1968 I do programming since over 25 years now. I started with Basic on a ZX81 and with hacking hexcodes in a Microprofessor before I switched to C++ and other languages.

Since more than 10 years I work as a professional software developer, currently for Salsitasoft in Prague.
Intel
United States United States
You may know us for our processors. But we do so much more. Intel invents at the boundaries of technology to make amazing experiences possible for business and society, and for every person on Earth.

Harnessing the capability of the cloud, the ubiquity of the Internet of Things, the latest advances in memory and programmable solutions, and the promise of always-on 5G connectivity, Intel is disrupting industries and solving global challenges. Leading on policy, diversity, inclusion, education and sustainability, we create value for our stockholders, customers and society.
Group type: Organisation

42 members

Jan Dolinay
Employed (other) Tomas Bata University in Zlin
Czech Republic Czech Republic
Works at Tomas Bata University in Zlin, Czech Republic. Teaches embedded systems programming. Interested in programming in general and especially in programming microcontrollers.
Larry M02
United States United States
No Biography provided
Manjuke Fernando
Technical Lead Air Liquide Industrial Services (Singapore)
Singapore Singapore
My passion lies in building business intelligence and data-based solutions, writing about things I work with and talking about it. New technologies relevant to my line of work interest me and I am often seen playing with early releases of such technologies.

My current role involves architecting and building a variety of data solutions, providing database maintenance and administration support, building the organization’s data practice, and training and mentoring peers.

My aspiration over the next several years is to achieve higher competency and recognition in the field of Data Analytics and move into a career of data science.


Specialities: SQL Server, T-SQL Development, SQL Server Administration, SSRS, SSIS, C#, ASP.Net, Crystal Reports
Marius Bancila
Architect Visma Software
Romania Romania
Marius Bancila is the author of Modern C++ Programming Cookbook and The Modern C++ Challenge. He has been a Microsoft MVP since 2006, initially for VC++ and nowadays for Development technologies. He works as a system architect for Visma, a Norwegian-based company. He works with various technologies, both managed and unmanaged, for desktop, cloud, and mobile, mainly developing with VC++ and VC#. He keeps a blog at http://www.mariusbancila.ro/blog, focused on Windows programming. You can follow Marius on Twitter at @mariusbancila.
No Biography provided
Michael Chourdakis
Software Developer
Greece Greece
I'm working in C++, PHP , Java, Windows, iOS, Android and Web (HTML/Javascript/CSS).

I 've a PhD in Digital Signal Processing and Artificial Intelligence and I specialize in Pro Audio and AI applications.

My home page: https://www.turbo-play.com
minor_28
Sweden Sweden
No Biography provided
Norbert Schneider
Software Developer (Senior)
Germany Germany
Born 1968, got a PhD in engineering. Been doing FEM type simulations in a varity of fields. Now working for a company that makes security software (Bring your own device solutiuons) for a varity of platforms.
Patrik Mlekuž
Slovenia Slovenia
No Biography provided
Petr Kirjat Valasek
Software Developer (Senior) FEI
Czech Republic Czech Republic
Does some technical leading in a technology company. Also, likes beer.
Ph. Jounin
France France
No Biography provided
ratah_
Engineer
France France
No Biography provided
Shvetsov Evgeniy
Software Developer (Senior) https://www.simbirsoft.com
Russian Federation Russian Federation
C/C++ dеvеlopеr (MS VS/WinAPI)
Sreram K
Student
India India
I like programming and the only languages I use as of now are C/C++. I am doing my second year computer science engineering and my favorite topics in computer science are: Data structures, algorithm analysis, Artificial Intelligence and I also like to develop learning algorithms. Apart from computer science, I also have a great interest in mathematics and physics. I like solving problems in these areas. I also like writing programs that solve problems in these areas.

I maintain a blog. I don't update it much. Here is it's URL: www.creativitymaximized.com

And my place in github: https://github.com/sreramk/
User 9557924
Software Developer
United Kingdom United Kingdom
No Biography provided
Uttam Kotdiya -India
Architect Secure Meters ltd
India India
Software architect with interest and experience in web application, mobile application and cross platform application development.
zidane168
Technical Lead
Vietnam Vietnam
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Thanks for code project, I joined code project's community in the begin of the year 2008. Code project helped me so much when I still a student.

Now I had working about 6 years (2015). Let Code project plentiful as thank its. So I decide sharing my little knowledge for help another students and developers.

If you have time, Visit my technical blog. http://learn-tech-tips.blogspot.com.

I will share many knowledge about Application, Web, Game, Programming languages C#, C++, Web(HTML, CSS, javascript). Office (Excel, Photoshop) and another useful things Smile | :)

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I'm developer, I like code,
I like to learn new technology and want to be friend with people to improve my skills Smile | :)

Thanks and Best Regards!
Zidane (huuvi168@gmail.com)
http://learn-tech-tips.blogspot.com

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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