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Write Your Own conio.h for GNU/Linux

Here’s a close look at the technique and code for console handling in Standard (i.e., ISO/ANSI) C/C++.   In the latter part of the article readers are encouraged to write their own code for…

Getting Started with Haskell on Emacs

Emacs is a popular text editor that can be extended and customised. Haskell is a statically typed, functional programming language. Haskell-mode is an Emacs major mode that provides support to write and use…

A Few Things You Should Know About Futexes

This article aims to provide a clear and concise discussion about the basics of futexes, and how they could be used to implement user-space synchronisation mechanisms on Linux. So what are futexes? They…

Codesport

Over the last couple of months, this column has covered dynamic languages such as JavaScript, and how they differ from traditional statically compiled languages like C or C++. Since many readers have requested…

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