Audio Developers Conference 2022

On November 12 I left for England to attend the Audio Developers Conference that was taking place in the London. ADC is the conference to attend if you are into Computers and Audio. As they state on their website: “ADC is an annual event celebrating all audio development technologies, from music applications and game audio to audio processing and embedded systems.”

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Ode to wxWidgets

I love wxWidgets. I love what it stands for, an open source project that is done by people who care about it. I love it’s ruggedness. I love it’s tenancity to stay around. I love it’s unapologic existence as a C++ library.

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Benchmarking with CMake, VSC, and nanobench

Years ago I used to be in the habit of going to the Borders in Palo Alto and thumb through the Programming Guides, and eyeing the 1 or 2 shelf on C++ programming. Most books were the “Teach yourself C++ in 21 days” type books, but once in a while you’d find a real gem like Scott Meyer’s “Effective C++”. I remember buying that book and completely changing the way I programmed after reading it.

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Learning CMake

This morning I spent time just sitting and reading about CMake. A lot of this infomration is well known and probably obvious to anybody who’s been dealing with CMake, but hey, we all gotta start from somewhere, right?

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Fun with Text!

Last night I was thinking about how to do text processing better. At work we constantly need to look through logs. I frequently would like to high information I don’t need and only show what’s relavent. However, I also keep reaching for less, which is a good tool, but getting a little long in the tooth. I was starting to think of a tool that could be like less but could high and show information. Of course, like any computer hacker, instead of looking for one I started to think about writing one. This lead me to scour the web for information about text processing.

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My First Post!

At C++Now 2018 I was chatting with folks about how to construct a blog, and I was pointed to “Jekyll Now”, a way to set up a blogging platform with github. It looks both fun and easy to use!

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