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Dear Fellow CodeGurus,
I wish to announce my latest venture: Sams Teach Yourself C++ In One Hour A Day that has been rewritten ground up to explain the basics of C++ programming, C++11 concepts...
March 11th, 2010, 03:14 PM
Wow... That's great news (and awesome pics!).
Congratulations Hannes and wish you a blissful and happy marital life!
October 16th, 2009, 03:26 PM
77 pages :D This thread is haunted. By... ;)
September 15th, 2009, 03:17 AM
Yes, there is another way too...
HRESULT CreateCOMObject (Interface ** p)
SmartPointerType <Interface> sp;
HRESULT hr = sp.CreateInstance (...);
if (SUCCEEDED (hr))
September 15th, 2009, 03:08 AM
September 15th, 2009, 02:48 AM
You can create a function like:
HRESULT CreateCOMObject (SmartPointerType & sp)
return sp.CreateInstance (...);
void DoSomething ()
September 14th, 2009, 04:03 AM
No, you dont need to release as the destructor always takes care of it.
(That's why the pointers are called smart -- as they also do the AddRef for you, when you pass them by value and Release...
September 14th, 2009, 03:11 AM
When using CComPtr or CComQIPtr, one would normally not call Release() at all. That's what smart pointers are for -- they do the reference counting for you. i.e. When the smart pointer object goes...
June 23rd, 2009, 02:58 PM
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June 13th, 2009, 10:45 AM
If my memory serves me right, it seems you're standing in front of the Colloseum in Rome. :)
I guess Brad may be able to help you in recovering your credentials...
April 21st, 2009, 01:26 PM
Well, the point in my reply too wasn't notepad in itself, so why focus on it. The point as stated clearly was that text-editors (notepad or more sophisticated ones like UltraEdit) that work very...
April 21st, 2009, 10:23 AM
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April 21st, 2009, 10:20 AM
In general, a programming language like C++ does not have much to do with a GUI technology.
The latter is typically implemented using the former, and hence there are many GUI frameworks to choose...
March 23rd, 2009, 12:24 PM
Well, in that case, switching off lamps for an hour is quite a feeble sacrifice in the name of awareness in creating energy savings. In fact, it is outright misleading given that most devices other...
March 23rd, 2009, 10:24 AM
Ah, I see a problem with that already. ;)
The exercise is quite futile if one focuses on lights alone -- especially if helping the planet is a priority.
Most desktop computers (with their...
March 4th, 2009, 09:18 AM
Folks, be on the topic, don't get personal and don't get abusive.
Don't react to people who are (just inform the mods, like you also did - thanks).
November 22nd, 2008, 11:10 AM
Ah, good point. :) In that case, reduce F-number (i.e. increase aperture). :D
November 22nd, 2008, 08:24 AM
No, you dont need lighting in this case as you have a tripod.
In fact, that's precisely what tripods are good for - to let you take low ISO photos in existing light situations using long...
November 22nd, 2008, 07:07 AM
That's a nice photo... :)
However ;), as the camera seems to have been placed on a stable surface, you had the option to reduce the ISO Number to say 100 or 80, with a time delay, and that would...
October 25th, 2008, 04:22 PM
Wow, that's a beautiful place to drive through... And this is the right time of the year!
Dont miss the colors, the food and the traditional folk dances... :)
October 19th, 2008, 12:39 PM
I like Srilankan Tea and South Indian Filter Coffee... :)
Apart from these two, I also like peppermint tea, and an herb tea by Teekanne. I don't like Green Tea, and I like Indian Black Tea when...
August 11th, 2008, 09:19 AM
I didn't know that a picture of Saipan without water could exist... :D
So, I thought it was the other place... :D ;)
// I undid the disclosure, which anyways was a guess...
August 11th, 2008, 08:59 AM
Woww! Awesome photos, Cherish! :thumb:
You girls (and you in specific too) look so pretty... :) I'm sure some guys in CG will soon jump into their screens and want to land in there asap... ;)
July 31st, 2008, 12:24 PM
I've been a little slow in replying to this thread due to a hectic work and travel schedule (and now that I've started replying, I seem to not be able to stop :D).
Yeah.. All those...
July 31st, 2008, 12:06 PM
Thank you very much for your wishes, and also for inspiration on the direction the TYC++ series needed to take!
In addition to introducing the programming syntax, loops, et al to...
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