The Lounge is rated PG. If you're about to post something you wouldn't want your
kid sister to read then don't post it. No flame wars, no abusive conduct, no programming
questions and please don't post ads.
1. The lounge is for the CodeProject community to discuss things of interest to the community, and as a place for the whole community to participate. It is, first and foremost, a respectful meeting and discussion area for those wishing to discuss the life of a Software developer.
The #1 rule is: Be respectful of others, of the site, and of the community as a whole.
2. Technical discussions are welcome, but if you need specific programming question answered please use Quick Answers[^], or to discussion your programming problem in depth use the programming forums[^]. We encourage technical discussion, but this is a general discussion forum, not a programming Q&A forum. Posts will be moved or deleted if they fit better elsewhere.
4. No politics (including enviro-politics[^]), no sex, no religion. This is a community for software development. There are plenty of other sites that are far more appropriate for these discussions. Or if you must, use the Back Room[^] - but enter at your own risk.
5. Nothing Not Safe For Work, nothing you would not want your wife/husband, your girlfriend/boyfriend, your mother or your kid sister seeing on your screen. For those discussions where you wish to be a little more frank, use the Soapbox[^]
6. Any personal attacks, any spam, any advertising, any trolling, or any abuse of the rules will result in your account being removed.
7. Not everyone's first language is English. Be understanding.
Please respect the community and respect each other. We are of many cultures so remember that. Don't assume others understand you are joking, don't belittle anyone for taking offense or being thin skinned.
We are a community for software developers. Leave the egos at the door.
The level rating for marketing executives is scored as 1/level for intelligence and wisdom (hence, the higher you rise, the dumber you become) however their armor class is a multiplier of their level and the corporate share value.
The BOINC platform has dozens of difference projects running on it, so you're free to pick something of interest to you to donate your free processing power towards.
Did you ever see history portrayed as an old man with a wise brow and pulseless heart, waging all things in the balance of reason? Is not rather the genius of history like an eternal, imploring maiden, full of fire, with a burning heart and flaming soul, humanly warm and humanly beautiful? --Zachris Topelius
Training a telescope on one’s own belly button will only reveal lint. You like that? You go right on staring at it. I prefer looking at galaxies. -- Sarah Hoyt
".45 ACP - because shooting twice is just silly" - JSOP, 2010 - You can never have too much ammo - unless you're swimming, or on fire. - JSOP, 2010 - When you pry the gun from my cold dead hands, be careful - the barrel will be very hot. - JSOP, 2013
Even worse: Whenever they suddently lose interest in something and head in another direction, Mickeysoft deliberately throws any obstacle in your way theat comes in handy. That usually happens after yet another failed OS and the obstacles are there to usher you in the new direction of the week too.
This BS has been going on ever since Vista and that's one of the main reasons why I only call them Mickeysoft anymore.
"I don't know, extraterrestrial?" "You mean like from space?" "No, from Canada."
If software development were a circus, we would all be the clowns.
not entirely agreeing...
yes they seem to want to bury it.... but it is relatively straightforward to use and deploy.
the only hassle I had was supporting both 32bit and 64bit. Hence when I used it (many yers ago) I went 32 bits executable only...
I am only using x86 - all worked fine in VS 2010 - now in VS 2015 it doesn't deploy at all - all the links Microsoft provide in their error messages and documentation are broken. The vcredist file you can download is misnamed and doesn't deploy anyway and I am getting public key issues.
I have these issues a lot and have decided it is time to scrap C++ - it's far too much bother at the deployment stage - I hate deployment at the best of times.