flex - SQLStatement.execute()-multiple queries in one statement

I've written a database generation script in SQL and want to execute it in my Adobe AIR application: Create Table tRole(roleID integer Primary Key,roleName varchar(40)); Create Table tFile…


c - GTK implementation of MessageBox

I have been trying to implement Win32's MessageBox using GTK. The app using SDL/OpenGL, so this isn't a GTK app. I handle the initialisation(gtk_init) sort of stuff inside the MessageBox function a…



Continuous Integration System for a Python Codebase

I am starting to work on a hobby project with a Python codebase and I would like to set up some form of continuous integration(i.e. running a battery of test-cases each time a check-in is made and sen…


c++ - Build for Windows NT 4.0 using Visual Studio 2005?

An MFC application that I'm trying to migrate uses afxext.h, which causes_AFXDLL to get set, which causes this error if I set/MT: Please use the/MD switch for_AFXDLL builds My research to date…


math - A little diversion into floating point(im)precision, part 1

Most mathematicians agree that: eπi+1=0 However, most floating point implementations disagree. How well can we settle this dispute? I'm keen to hear about different languages and implementation…


c# - Asynchronous multi-direction server-client communication over the same open socket?

I have a client-server app where the client is on a Windows Mobile 6 device, written in C++ and the server is on full Windows and written in C#. Originally, I only needed it to send messages from the…


resources - What is the single most influential book every programmer should read?

As it currently stands, this question is not a good fit for our Q&A format. We expect answers to be supported by facts, references, or expertise, but this question will likely solicit debate, argument…


How far can LISP macros go?

I have read a lot that LISP can redefine syntax on the fly, presumably with macros. I am curious how far does this actually go? Can you redefine the language structure so much that it borderline be…


language agnostic - How to contribute code back to an Open Source project?

If you're following an Open Source project and would like to contribute code changes, what will you need to do?…


multithreading - What are some good resources for learning threaded programming?

With the rise of multicore CPUs on the desktop, multithreading skills will become a valuable asset for programmers. Can you recommend some good resources(books, tutorials, websites, etc.) for a prog…




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