Stefan Koch  — 2 years, 5 months

My Quick tip would be : use mingw.

Thanks for your excellent responses I will check out those texts. What I was having some problem…

Hello I have a question about distributing C programs: What is the best way to guarantee that a …

I think it's a great thing you are dooing. Thumbs up!

May the variable be with you.

Handmade Penguin is a tutorial for porting Handmade Hero to Linux using the SDL library. I thoug…

Yes, __rdtsc() is available for gcc. You just need to do #include <x86intrin.h>

sizeof('a') is 4 in C, but 1 in C++
Casey Muratori  — 2 years, 5 months

The game, like the series, is also called Handmade Hero :) And yes, this is a forum for talking …

That doesn't sound like something you should have to do. I don't use GCC anymore, but on LLVM yo…

Although I'm not a spec wrangler myself, my understanding is there are definitely a number of the…

As a sidenote, compilers like LLVM also allow you do to this - if you use an enum for the switch,…

My understanding was that the C++ Committee is still hotly debating whether or not variables are …

I heard there will be The Variable in C++17 is it true?

Oh no no no, my friend. Javascript has variables, if you want them to be variables. You can eve…

Totally tangentially, one of the features that I enjoy in D (the programming language) is "final …

I'll be honest, I knew that this topic was going to be excellent from the title, but I didn't exp…

Very interesting article. Goes to show that you should never just assume that your mental model o…

This is another presentation by Jonathan Blow which I found quite interesting: Implementing rewin…

I think this is the quickest way to tell if you're using a C compiler or a C++ compiler: 1int cl…

For C++ the recommended books would be A Tour of C++ by Bjarne Stroustrup and Effective Modern C+…
Tod Hansmann  — 2 years, 5 months

Don't fight Windows until you know its patterns of behavior/expectations well enough to manipulat…

It's often stated out in the world that "C is a subset of C++". This is not always accurate, and …

Oh god, can I also ride this gravy train all the way to Javascript land? (No seriously, ignore t…

Wow, javascript *and* PHP. This is really top notch. I wonder if we can discover the true nature …

Just thought I'd share that it's possible to compile and run on Linux with Winelib: 1winegcc -mw…

This really needs to have more posts per page, also.. hello!

I would start by learning C before learning "C for Windows" and there's no better book that the C…

I used to programming years ago took a few detours but want to get back into programming and my d…