General Programming

Detecting C++ memory leaks in Visual Studio – again

I made a small post about detecting C++ memory leaks in Visual Studio in 2010. At the time that seemed to suffice, but some months ago someone told me about Visual Leak Detector and boy does it work. According to

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Detecting C++ memory leaks in Visual Studio – again

I made a small post about detecting C++ memory leaks in Visual Studio in 2010. At the time that seemed to suffice, but some months ago someone told me about Visual Leak Detector and boy does it work. According to

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Find/Replace in Visual Studio using regular expressions

Usually Find/Replace gets the job done for what I need, although sometimes using “Replace All” can break more stuff that it fixes. But today I had this function I wanted to get rid of and simple change it with a

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Find/Replace in Visual Studio using regular expressions

Usually Find/Replace gets the job done for what I need, although sometimes using “Replace All” can break more stuff that it fixes. But today I had this function I wanted to get rid of and simple change it with a

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Basalt code swarm

I discovered code swarm a while ago and decided to test on my own repositories. This is a test on Basalt, and although I’ve been working on the engine since January 2010, only in 2011 did I placed in on

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Basalt code swarm

I discovered code swarm a while ago and decided to test on my own repositories. This is a test on Basalt, and although I’ve been working on the engine since January 2010, only in 2011 did I placed in on

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So where is that motivation?

I follow a couple of dev blogs, some are game developers, others make websites or software. In the last couple of months I’ve been reading a lot of them complaining about lack of motivation to develop their idea of the

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So where is that motivation?

I follow a couple of dev blogs, some are game developers, others make websites or software. In the last couple of months I’ve been reading a lot of them complaining about lack of motivation to develop their idea of the

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Viewing Windows Phone 7 Marketplace on the simulator

Since I’m out of the countries where WP7 Marketplace is available it’s been a real pain to check out new games and most of all if Vizati was already available. Btw it’s out there, go give it a try, there’s

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Viewing Windows Phone 7 Marketplace on the simulator

Since I’m out of the countries where WP7 Marketplace is available it’s been a real pain to check out new games and most of all if Vizati was already available. Btw it’s out there, go give it a try, there’s

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Tracking memory leaks in Visual Studio

I just discovered this useful piece of code for all who don’t have (including me) any memory leaks tracking code or software. I know there are other and better solution but this can be handy for quick findings without much

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Tracking memory leaks in Visual Studio

I just discovered this useful piece of code for all who don’t have (including me) any memory leaks tracking code or software. I know there are other and better solution but this can be handy for quick findings without much

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Using Isolated Storage to save/load files on Windows Phone 7

I’m seeing a lot of forum threads with people asking how to save/load files on Windows Phone 7, well for XNA 4 in general. You can use IsolatedStorage for that using System.IO.IsolatedStorage; Both save and load can be done by

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Using Isolated Storage to save/load files on Windows Phone 7

I’m seeing a lot of forum threads with people asking how to save/load files on Windows Phone 7, well for XNA 4 in general. You can use IsolatedStorage for that using System.IO.IsolatedStorage; Both save and load can be done by

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Instance based Callbacks in C++

One of the things that was probably forgotten but the dudes who made C++ standard were callbacks, there’s no out of the box solution for Instance based Callbacks, just for functions. When I moved to C# I was really happy

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Instance based Callbacks in C++

One of the things that was probably forgotten but the dudes who made C++ standard were callbacks, there’s no out of the box solution for Instance based Callbacks, just for functions. When I moved to C# I was really happy

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Testing the new Visual Studio 2010 features

Yesterday was an exciting one for all sorts of developers around the world. Visual Studio 2010 got available for both MSDN and DreamSpark subscribers. First time I installed VS2010 was in the RC form mainly because of WP7 Developer’s Tools

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Testing the new Visual Studio 2010 features

Yesterday was an exciting one for all sorts of developers around the world. Visual Studio 2010 got available for both MSDN and DreamSpark subscribers. First time I installed VS2010 was in the RC form mainly because of WP7 Developer’s Tools

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Write better code using FxCop

Microsoft FxCop, know what this is all about? Good for you, keep using it, It’s a valuable tool. For those who don’t know you can download it here and read the MSDN documentation here. FxCop is a is an application

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Write better code using FxCop

Microsoft FxCop, know what this is all about? Good for you, keep using it, It’s a valuable tool. For those who don’t know you can download it here and read the MSDN documentation here. FxCop is a is an application

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