Magic numbers and how to deal with them in C++

Hi dear reader, I'm Xavier Jouvenot and in this article, we are going to talk about magic numbers. This post was inspired by a rule from the fourth chapter of Code Craft, by Pete Goodliffe, on Defensive programming. What is a Magic number ? A magic number is a raw number in the code. This … Lire la suite Magic numbers and how to deal with them in C++

How to check every return statement in c++ ?

Hi dear reader, I'm Xavier Jouvenot and in this article, we are going to talk about how to be sure to check every return statement in C++. This post was inspired by a rule from the first chapter of Code Craft, by Pete Goodliffe, on Defensive programming Does it even really matter ? Actually, it … Lire la suite How to check every return statement in c++ ?

How to customize your Vagrant and VirtualBox machines’ folder on Windows ?

Last week, for one of my side projects, I had to use vagrant in order to be able to run some tests on a Chocolatey packages I am currently trying to update. But having a computer almost full, any call to vagrant up ended up failing because of my lack of memory space on my … Lire la suite How to customize your Vagrant and VirtualBox machines’ folder on Windows ?

How to write proper comments ? – Code Craft

Hi dear reader, I'm Xavier Jouvenot and this is the fifth article about Code Craft, by Pete Goodliffe. If you want, you can look at the previous article about 'Self Documentation', and you can find book here. The chapter we will treat today, is named 'A Passing Comment - How to write Code Comments'. Back … Lire la suite How to write proper comments ? – Code Craft

How to set up Visual Studio Code command line on OSX ? – Quick Tip

Two week ago, I had to reinstall all the tools I use on a new computer, since the previous one passed away ☠️ And since I often use Visual Studio Code when developing, (please, no debate over which text editor is the best in the comment 😝), I had to reinstall it and make it … Lire la suite How to set up Visual Studio Code command line on OSX ? – Quick Tip

How to set up Sublime Text command line on OSX ? – Quick Tip

Last week, I had to reinstall all the tools I use on a new computer, since the previous one passed away ☠️ And since I use Sublime Text as a default text editor, (please, no debate over which text editor is the best in the comment 😝), I had to reinstall it and make it … Lire la suite How to set up Sublime Text command line on OSX ? – Quick Tip