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Best practices
1 Nov 2020   Updated: 4 Mar 2022   Rating: 4.90/5    Votes: 27   Popularity: 7.02
Licence: GPL3    Views: 33,253     Bookmarked: 24   Downloaded: 0
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Open-heart surgery on your Big Ball of Mud
Design patterns
10 Feb 2020   Updated: 17 Mar 2022   Rating: 4.92/5    Votes: 36   Popularity: 7.54
Licence: GPL3    Views: 92,979     Bookmarked: 38   Downloaded: 306
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Are we about to go over a cliff?
General Programming
Architecture
23 Dec 2019   Updated: 20 Sep 2022   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 20   Popularity: 6.39
Licence: GPL3    Views: 46,192     Bookmarked: 43   Downloaded: 614
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Structuring main() and quickly recovering from memory corruption
Debugging
4 Feb 2020   Updated: 10 Mar 2022   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 11   Popularity: 5.21
Licence: GPL3    Views: 31,731     Bookmarked: 24   Downloaded: 377
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No breakpoints or drooling all over the console!
Exceptions
28 Aug 2019   Updated: 27 Jun 2022   Rating: 4.99/5    Votes: 40   Popularity: 7.94
Licence: GPL3    Views: 97,189     Bookmarked: 85   Downloaded: 2,843
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Keeping a program running when it would otherwise abort
Memory Management
3 Sep 2019   Updated: 5 Mar 2022   Rating: 4.83/5    Votes: 17   Popularity: 5.94
Licence: GPL3    Views: 44,762     Bookmarked: 31   Downloaded: 516
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Recovering from memory leaks
Threads
23 Sep 2019   Updated: 14 Jun 2022   Rating: 3.72/5    Votes: 26   Popularity: 5.27
Licence: GPL3    Views: 64,595     Bookmarked: 43   Downloaded: 316
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Cleaving the Gordian knot of thread safety
Usability
2 Jun 2020   Updated: 9 Mar 2022   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 13   Popularity: 5.57
Licence: GPL3    Views: 37,362     Bookmarked: 39   Downloaded: 818
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Automating help, validating user input, running scripts...
28 Oct 2020   Updated: 15 Mar 2022   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
Licence: GPL3    Views: 10,547     Bookmarked: 10   Downloaded: 121
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The well-tempered server
Programming Languages
C++
13 Jun 2020   Updated: 23 Jun 2020   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
Licence: GPL3    Views: 8,743     Bookmarked: 7   Downloaded: 119
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Implementing corruptible queues that don't manage memory
18 Jun 2020   Updated: 6 Jul 2020   Rating: 3.67/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.10
Licence: GPL3    Views: 7,363     Bookmarked: 3   Downloaded: 71
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Registering and efficiently accessing polymorphic objects
22 Nov 2020   Updated: 25 Nov 2020   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.35
Licence: GPL3    Views: 10,791     Bookmarked: 5   Downloaded: 112
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Yet another article on this topic?!
4 Jul 2022   Updated: 7 Jul 2022   Rating: 4.84/5    Votes: 19   Popularity: 6.18
Licence: GPL3    Views: 16,597     Bookmarked: 15   Downloaded: 213
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Analogous functions, subtle differences, multiple compilers...
7 Oct 2019   Updated: 14 Jul 2022   Rating: 4.99/5    Votes: 33   Popularity: 7.37
Licence: GPL3    Views: 112,319     Bookmarked: 93   Downloaded: 2,346
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Automating Scott Meyers' recommendations, cleaning up #include directives, analyzing dependencies...

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12 Jun 2020   Updated: 23 Jun 2020   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.35
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Replacing its erase() function
1 May 2021   Updated: 1 May 2021   Rating: 3.80/5    Votes: 6   Popularity: 2.96
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A function may only return from its last line!

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Author of Robust Services Core (GitHub) and Robust Communications Software (Wiley). Formerly Chief Software Architect of the core network servers that handle the calls in AT&T's wireless network.