"C++" tag
Concurrency and threads

CodeSport (March 2012)

In this month’s column, we take a quick look at the threading support introduced in the new standard for C++11. One of the major events of 2011 in the programming world was the…

Function Pointers and Callbacks in C

Function Pointers and Callbacks in C — An Odyssey

Function pointers are among the most powerful tools in C, but are a bit of a pain during the initial stages of learning. This article demonstrates the basics of function pointers, and how…

What a wonderful world

Open Source Sets Microsoft’s Kinect Free

This first article in this series gives a brief overview of the Kinect sensor, the different terms used like natural user interface and machine learning, along with the things required to make these…

Preparing for programming interviews?

CodeSport (February 2012)

This month’s column is special, in honour of LFY’s 9th anniversary. We feature tips on how to prepare for programming interviews. This month, we celebrate the 9th anniversary of LFY. It’s been a…

Problem solving

CodeSport (September 2011)

In this month’s column, we pose a set of questions related to C/C++, algorithms and data structures, for our readers to practice and prepare for interviews. In last month’s column, we had looked…

Time to program

Joy of Programming: Calling Virtual Functions from Constructors

Calling virtual functions from constructors is problematic, and this problem can manifest itself in many ways. In this column, we’ll take a look at this problem, with specific examples. Last year, I bought…

Dr Giri Krishna, CEO, Silvan Innovation Labs

Silvan Innovation Labs: FOSS Experts, Where Are You Hiding?

Silvan Innovation Labs is a Bengaluru-based company that provides security solutions and home automation systems. It plans to recruit over 80 FOSS professionals in a year, but one of its biggest problems is…

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