There's nothing wrong with C++. However, I do my programing in C (without the ++), and would love have something like this available that I could link to my C programs.
Excellent! There is some opportunity for you to create a C layer onto the C++ subsystem, then you yourself as well as others can benefit from that.
The main reason for me to be interested in wxWidgets is the apps that use it.
I'm interested in KiCad, therefore I'm interested in wxWidgets. Audacity, etc...
I'm also interested in Qt, GTK, etc. as well. For example, I'm interested in GTKwave, therefore I'm interested in GTK... And so forth.
Instead of ending DST permanently, I'd make it the permanent standard time instead of winter Standard Time. I have too much schedule requirement to do it nowadays, but for a handful of years a while back, when I did not have any particular requirements on any particular things my clock said, or anyone else's clock said, I stayed on the summer Daylight Savings Time as my own personal standard. This was great. I had an hour more daylight in the afternoon than other people did, which is way more valuable to me than early morning sunlight that burns before I wake up. Down with EST, and up with EDT for the win!!
Considering how my university has this VPN connection things set up for us students to use, I don't really have much choice but to use Java.
Also, my credit union''s online banking makes heavy use of Java. I don't know why, but I can't change that, and I really don't have any say in that matter either.
You can poke fun at me all you want, and say that I need to change banks or universities due to their IT choices, but that really isn't a practical answer.
I do use NoScript. Does that help the situation, or is it a do-nothing warm fuzzy bound to doom me? At least I'm trying to minimize my risk while keeping functionality where I need it.
My laptop went bad about a week or so ago, and I wiped it and have been reinstalling. One item is a VPN connection client that allows me into my University network from home, so I can access software licenses and work on my labs. This is for an MS degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering. Firefox forbade that from installing on my recovering laptop (Win 7 Ultimate 64) and so I was forced to use MSIE just to get my link installed and configured. Sorry Mozilla, but you did prevent me from doing something tremendously important to me, and there was not a thing to click on to activate Java in this case.
A year or two ago I bought some combination eSATA/USB2/USB3 connectors for a potential project. Pretty neat.
And of course the more common eSATA/USB2 connector
There have also been a number of combo flash card readers, where a single slot take an XD or an SD or a... card.
I don't get this...
I bought the preorder back in October, but only today have had time to deal with the big problems installing it. Tried to install it over a Windows 7 Pro system, and every time just as it was very nearly done, it bluescreened on some IRQ error and removed itself, going back to Windwos 7. Though at some point Windows 7 developed a Counterfeit copy error and became a problem itself. I then tried to install Windows 8 to a clean hard drive, which it did successfully, but then failed to activate/authenticate due to the previous failed installs. And it took an hour or two and 4 MS phone reps to get that cleared out and working as it should have the first time.
So my experience so far is not a happy one. Though I really haven't got to actually use Windows yet, or install applications or games or anything to run on it.
And luckily I made a backup of Windows 7 before I started any of this, so I have it in good condition as well, and can wipe the mangled copy hard drive to use for something else.
I need one. and i do have a smartphone, corporate IM, email, etc. though Skype is officially forbidden for some reason.
For my previous job, i'm not sure i ever had a work related phone call in almost 14 years. at my new job, i'm on the phone a lot. what i found is that just using my cell would be more expensive than getting a voip kit like Ooma for my home office, and connect a desk phone to that. then i use a Google Voice phone number that rings both that and my cell, so i can still take calls if i'm travelling or something, but by far mostly use the desk phone as it's cheaper than upgrading my cell plan to work with this many minutes.
i do use IM as well as email, but phone is still a big part of it.
Laws either require something, or forbid something. In the absence of a law on any particular topic, nothing is required, and nothing is forbidden, thus anything is allowed. So, in the absence of a law that would protect the internet from corporate trolls, they are allowed to put up as many profiteering tollbooths as they want, and take their steps to wreck the whole thing. If laws that would prohibit such maliciousness are disallowed, then we're screwed.
And I'm talking buying brand-new USA editions (I'm in USA), not used or from 3rd-world importers.
I buy textbooks from Amazon when they are cheaper than the university approved bookstore.mbsdirect.net Oh the unhumanity I've caused! Sometimes MBS is cheaper though, and sometimes they have self-published things that can't be had anywhere else. But fir the most part, Amazon is cheaper. And it's not (yet) illegal to buy books from them.
A counterfeiter trying to copy a real bill would have to precisely measure all the attributes of the embedded quantum particles — which is impossible under the tricky laws of quantum mechanics (PDF).
OK, so how does this help to authenticate a genuine note?
I'm really enjoying the testbook for the VHDL/FPGA RTL design class I'm taking now. RTL Hardware Design Using VHDL: Coding for Efficiency, Portability, and Scalability by Pong Chu. It doesn't bog down talking about all possibilities the language allows for legal syntax. The author really seems to focus on common practice for coding into a chip. There's very little if any testbench/simulation in this book, so look elsewhere for that, this one is all about the circuit design. Rather than only explaining what an FSM is, or just that you need a combination of registers and combinational logic, it gives some good suggestion on how to organize your code, such as using two or three separate processes rather than a single one. It talks about coding styles to minimize logic stages for some types of circuits. And it's the first one to explain why getting latches in synthesis is "bad" in a way I could understand, where other books just seem to say "don't allow latches" and I didn't understand why. I find this very refreshing now, as my first exposure to VHDL back in the mod 1990's had a terrible textbook that left me horribly confused about how to do anything useful with the language. And that was very frustrating as I was very interested in FPGAs, and there was no Verilog course at my university. After working with Verilog for the past few years at work, Chu's VHDL textbook has made it a lot easier for me to see how to create Verilog as well, rather than just read to understand other people's code. Chu has some other books that come in VHDL and Verilog pairs. They have project examples to play with in an inexpensive FPGA board. Check them out too.
For firmware and coding hardware, look for books on Embedded style programming, and about driver development. Look up some programmer guides for some ARM chips, they will tell you register definitions and fields and such to program to. I don't know how good these will be, but on my todo list are "Essential Linux Device Driver", "Linux Device Drivers, 3rd Edition", and "Hardware/Firmware Interface Design: Best Practices for Improving Embedded Systems Development". I looked at "Atmel AVR Microcontroller Primer: Programming and Interfacing (Synthesis Lectures on Digital Circuits and Systems) " which may be a good example of some of this as well, and check out some Arduino project books, that seems likely to talk about some of this stuff as well. A reviewer of one of the many AVR books says to go look up the http://www.avrfreaks.net/ website for some free such info. They and similar sites for Pic and Arm should have some relevant information for you. If these all seem too much of the "this is the language" or "this is what the hardware looks like" but not enough of "common practice is to..." type, maybe get a kickstarter project going to make what you need, and start interviewing people that do this every day.
OK, I've seen a few people concerned that the hotmail/live login is needed for EVERYTHING. How is this different than Android? Your gmail login is your phone account is your app store account is your docs/drive account is your scholar account is...
Have I missed where people complained that Google is the same way?