|Articles & Publications|
A Toolbox of String Classes,C/C++ Users Journal, July 2001.
Describes some specialized string implementations that can provide
order-of-magnitude performance increases without changing the
basic_string interface. (Code)
(After writing this I found that Andrei Alexandrescu was thinking along
the same lines. See his online article: Generic<Programming>
Automatic Code Instrumentation, C/C++ Users Journal, January 1999. Describes how to use a VC++ extension to automatically embed instrumentation hooks into all functions in a module. (Code updated 6/2001 to avoid register clobbering under VC6sp5.)
An Experimental Comparison of New Property List Designs (Technical Report, 1995) Amazing but true: You can produce easier to use UIs by organizing long lists intelligently. Unfortunately no one wants to create easier to use UIs... sigh.