Containers and DLL Hell
Back in the 1990s, shared libraries were all the rage. Instead of having to ship a 20 MB
*.exe file to your customer in various floppy disks, you could cut some code out, put it in a set of
*.dll files, and reuse that code across all your products. Every vendor would then install lots of DLL files in your system, and they would be reused by other apps from the same vendor.
As part of my work in VSHN, I lately prepared a set of demo applications ready to be containerized and deployed in our new product APPUiO Cloud.
My personal project during the pandemic was Conway, a project providing implementations of Conway’s Game of Life in as many programming languages as possible.
I’ve been working in an IP telephony project with PJSIP, and had to implement a few features here and there.
How knowing C and C++ can help you write better iPhone apps, part 1
While learning how to write iOS applications, you will often encounter the phrase “learn C first”.
A New Programming Language Every Year
Somewhere I read that it was a good thing to learn at least one new programming language every year; I think I have kept up that trend since 1992:
About code and eggs - excuse me?
The purpose of this article is to show that the current trends in software development owe a lot to ancient mindsets, and that some good old Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) programming constructs are no longer accepted in modern business development scenarios.