One of the new features of Visual Studio 11 is inserting C++ code snippets at a specified insertion point or around a selected block. Visual Studio 11 comes with a set of C++ code snippets but we can create and use our own, as well. Read on to learn more...
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This first article in a series devoted to how C/C++ programmers unintentionally play with fire discusses how programmers often attempt to explicitly call a constructor.
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This article implements a Mandelbrot renderer that is multiple times faster than a CPU-only implementation by using a new Microsoft technology called C++ AMP: Accelerated Massive Parallelism, introduced in the Visual C++ 11 Preview.
Andrey Karpov shares some useful observations on error patterns, touching upon the subject of handling rare and emergency conditions in programs.
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