I am glad I finally made up my mind and bought a personal license for CLion. And just one day after CLion 1.1 came out. A few episodes of CppCast had left me with some interesting sounding projects I had meant to take a look at. One of them was Catch, with its promise […]
A while back I wrote a post about how to set the c++ standard with cmake. It revolved around setting the CXX_STANDARD and optionally CXX_STANDARD_REQUIRED properties. I have since found this technique does not work as nicely as I would like with Visual Studio.
Back in 2012 I tweeted this: Is there a c++/java dictionary? Stuff like this would make sense for teaching new languages to programmers. Languages do overlap a lot. — ruipires (@ruipires) August 2, 2012 I could have tried doing it myself, but couldn’t find the time for it. This is a recurring problem of mine. […]
I have been using Vim and gVim for a few years now. Vim has a steep learning curve (but there are great tutorials out there), but its worth it, as it is a very powerful text editor. While it is not supposed to be an IDE, there are a lot of plugins out there that can […]
Note: I have written an update to this post here. I’m currently trying to convert an existing code base from Makefiles to CMake. I’m doing this in order to showcase the advantages we can have by switching to CMake. Its an unofficial conversion, so I am not changing anything in the official repo. I plan […]
It is no secret that I am a fan of the Qt project. I like how it promisses, and can deliver the capability to develop a cross platform UI. That being said, if there is one thing that can set one application apart from the others, is attention to detail. I include in that looking […]
I have just stumbled upon ConEmu, and have to admit I’m impressed. As a developer, I have to use command lines a bunch, so they should not feel like a burden to use. The windows command prompt looks behaves terribly bad. Honestly, is re-sizing it freely too much to ask ? ConEmu can incorporate other […]