System software is the foundation upon which all other software runs on a computer. This type of software includes the operating system (OS) which manages the computer’s hardware and software resources, allowing other applications to run smoothly. Examples of popular operating systems include Microsoft Windows, MacOS, and Linux.

Other types of system software include device drivers, which are software programs … Read More

Programming lies you need to stop believing the ever-evolving field of programming and development is piquing interest in people across all fields. These have now become one of the most sought-after skills of the 21st century. At the same time, several myths, lies, and misconceptions about the field need to be busted. These misconceptions could be simple exaggerations or wrong … Read More

This article provides an implementation of a container, called segmented map, which is almost as fast as flat map in random access and enumeration of elements and close to std::map in insertion of elements. The source code is written in C++17 and can be compiled in any C++17 compiler. Benchmarks with the “int-double” and “string-string” key-value pairs are provided for … Read More


C# Gains Most in Programming Language Popularity Index

Microsoft’s C# programming language posted the largest 12-month gain in popularity, says the TIOBE Index for May 2022.

After making a charge to contend for TIOBE’s “Programming Language of the Year” award last December, C# ultimately failed, coming in second to Python.

But now the surge continues, with the May 2022

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Google’s Chrome team is looking at heap scanning to reduce memory-related security flaws in Chrome’s C++ codebase, but the technique creates a toll on memory – except when newer Arm hardware is used.   

Google can’t just rip and replace Chromium’s existing C++ code with memory safer Rust, but it is working on ways to improve the memory safety of C++

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The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol is preparing for a crucial week as it prepares to finally share with the public the fruits of its months-long investigation into the riot in prime time on Thursday. 

The 8 p.m. hearing kicking off a series of meetings shows the committee is eager to reach a broad segment

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