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Best practices
Posted: 1 Nov 2020   Updated: 7 Dec 2020   Views: 11,325   Rating: 4.87/5    Votes: 16   Popularity: 5.86
Licence: The GNU General Public License (GPLv3)      Bookmarked: 15   Downloaded: 0
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Open-heart surgery on your Big Ball of Mud
Design patterns
Posted: 10 Feb 2020   Updated: 8 Jul 2020   Views: 44,747   Rating: 4.96/5    Votes: 32   Popularity: 7.32
Licence: The GNU General Public License (GPLv3)      Bookmarked: 34   Downloaded: 265
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Are we about to go over a cliff?
General Programming
Architecture
Posted: 23 Dec 2019   Updated: 1 Jul 2020   Views: 19,024   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 12   Popularity: 5.40
Licence: The GNU General Public License (GPLv3)      Bookmarked: 20   Downloaded: 314
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Structuring main() and quickly recovering from memory corruption
Debugging
Posted: 4 Feb 2020   Updated: 26 Aug 2020   Views: 24,539   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 5.00
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No breakpoints or drooling all over the console!
Exceptions
Posted: 28 Aug 2019   Updated: 2 Nov 2020   Views: 69,676   Rating: 4.99/5    Votes: 34   Popularity: 7.58
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Keeping a program running when it would otherwise abort
Memory Management
Posted: 3 Sep 2019   Updated: 7 Sep 2020   Views: 30,140   Rating: 4.82/5    Votes: 15   Popularity: 5.67
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Recovering from memory leaks
Threads
Posted: 23 Sep 2019   Updated: 22 Aug 2020   Views: 35,239   Rating: 4.20/5    Votes: 22   Popularity: 5.46
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Cleaving the Gordian knot of thread safety
Usability
Posted: 2 Jun 2020   Updated: 30 Aug 2020   Views: 18,899   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 10   Popularity: 5.00
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Automating help, validating user input, running scripts...
Posted: 28 Oct 2020   Updated: 11 Nov 2020   Views: 4,945   Rating: 5.00/5    Votes: 4   Popularity: 3.01
Licence: The GNU General Public License (GPLv3)      Bookmarked: 7   Downloaded: 88
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The well-tempered server
Programming Languages
C++
Posted: 13 Jun 2020   Updated: 23 Jun 2020   Views: 6,261   Rating: 0.00/5    Votes: 0   Popularity: 0.00
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Implementing corruptible queues that don't manage memory
Posted: 18 Jun 2020   Updated: 6 Jul 2020   Views: 4,951   Rating: 3.67/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.10
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Registering and efficiently accessing polymorphic objects
Posted: 22 Nov 2020   Updated: 25 Nov 2020   Views: 4,638   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.35
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Yet another article on this topic?!
Posted: 7 Oct 2019   Updated: 7 Apr 2021   Views: 56,166   Rating: 4.98/5    Votes: 19   Popularity: 6.25
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Automating Scott Meyers' recommendations, cleaning up #include directives, and analyzing code dependencies

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Posted: 12 Jun 2020   Updated: 23 Jun 2020   Views: 9,570   Rating: 4.50/5    Votes: 2   Popularity: 1.35
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Replacing its erase() function

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Greg Utas
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Canada Canada
Author of Robust Services Core (GitHub) and Robust Communications Software (Wiley, 2005). Formerly Chief Software Architect of the core network servers that handle the calls in AT&T's wireless network.