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Best C++ Article of December 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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27 Dec 2015
Sotirios Diamantis
You have a problem with your app, and limited computer resources; this code will help you find the problem, by giving you the sequence of function calls that caused it.
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17 Dec 2015
Tim ONeil
Using the autoconf tool chain to add modules to the Linux kernel
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16 Dec 2015
JinWenQiang
Just a brief introduction of a simulator to build wireless environment
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1 Dec 2015
Android on Intel
Targeting Android Apps on x86- and ARM-Based Devices with Visual Studio 2015
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16 Dec 2015
Intel Corporation
This document provides general overview of the Intel® System Studio for Microcontrollers, information how to use it for developing and debugging your applications for the Intel® QuarkTM microcontroller D1000 on Linux platforms from the command line and from Eclipse IDE, gives a list of compiler opti
16 Dec 2015
Intel Corporation
This guide covers using Intel® Quark™ D1000 Microcontroller, and s how how to use Eclipse* IDE to modify the simple example which is already implemented inside of firmware.
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13 Dec 2018
Michael Chourdakis
A mutex with shared/exclusive access with upgrade/downgrade capability
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2 Mar 2016
John Jiyang Hou
An algorithm to determine if a point is inside a 3D convex polygon for a given polygon vertices in C++
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6 May 2020
Arthur V. Ratz
In this article, I’d like to introduce the modern code in C++11, implementing the parallel three-way quicksort, which is asymptotically faster and more efficient than the famous heapsort and mergesort algorithms.
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19 Dec 2015
Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan
This post discusses the Ubuntu SDK and Qt IDE used in Ubuntu SDK for developing different types of Ubuntu applications and software services.
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1 Dec 2015
Android on Intel
Intel(R) XDK is an HTML5 Cross-platform Development Tool and provides an easy and fast way to get your apps to market. Emscripten Compiler and Intel XDK now gives you another option to publish apps using C and C++ as part of the application.
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21 Feb 2016
Shvetsov Evgeniy
String class with the auto. managed memory pool and performance tweaks + support modules
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16 Dec 2015
Tim ONeil
INI-style properties for C++ Embedded/Applications on Linux
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14 Dec 2015
JIANGWilliam
This is a light-weight tools to enable convenient JAVA-alike logging with pre-defined or tailored formats, in addition to convenient timestamping.
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26 Dec 2015
Frank-Rene Schaefer
Using Quex to generate lexical analyzers
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24 Dec 2015
Member 11246861
Raspberry; laptop ASUS: up to 150 clients.
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8 Dec 2015
Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan
I was compiling a few things I would recommend to every beginner in computer programming. Here it is.

Current Participants

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

Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan
Software Developer
Pakistan Pakistan
Afzaal Ahmad Zeeshan is a computer programmer from Rabwah, Pakistan, currently living in The Netherlands, likes .NET Core and Node.js for regular everyday development. Afzaal Ahmad works at Adyen as a Developer Advocate.

He is an expert with Cloud, Mobile, and API development. Afzaal has experience with the Azure platform and likes to build cross-platform libraries/software with .NET Core. Afzaal is an Alibaba Cloud MVP, twice he has been awarded Microsoft MVP status for his community leadership in software development, four times CodeProject MVP status for technical writing and mentoring, and 4 times C# Corner MVP status in the same field.
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.

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.
Frank-Rene Schaefer
Software Developer
Germany Germany
No Biography provided
Intel Corporation
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.
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JIANGWilliam
Software Developer
Australia Australia
No Biography provided
JinWenQiang
Engineer
China China
WenQiang Jin received his B.A in Information and Telecommunication Engineering from CQUPT, China. He is currently a Masters student in Telecommunication at CQUPT. He received network engineering certificate from China Government. His research interest is SDN, wireless network programming,Network Calculus,Network Computing,and software testing.

HE IS CONSIDERING TO APPLY A Ph.D DEGREE IN ENGLISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES. PLEASE CONTACT HIM.
John Jiyang Hou
Software Developer
Canada Canada
My name is Jiyang Hou (or John Hou). I was born in HeiLongJiang province in north east of China. I got all my educations in China. My university major is Geophysics, but my main professional role is software developer. My biggest accomplishment so far is quit smoking about 5 years ago after almost 20 years smoking history. I am still interested on programming beside making living with it like many other developers. I immigrated to Canada in 2003 and became a permanent resident till now. I live in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. You can reach me by jyhou69@gmail.com regarding to any questions, comments, advice, etc.
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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
Shvetsov Evgeniy
Software Developer (Senior) https://www.simbirsoft.com
Russian Federation Russian Federation
C/C++ dеvеlopеr (MS VS/WinAPI)
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Tim ONeil
Architect MatterFab
United States United States
Lead architect for software development, MatterFab, Inc.

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  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.
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  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.
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  11. In the event of a tie,  the number of prizes issued is solely at the discretion of the prize issuer.
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1 Dec - 31 Dec 2015