For a few months we have an App on Intel's AppUp store. It is called Photo Touch and it is a photo editing App design for Multi-touch interface. It is doing well so we decided to go to the next level and add sharing capability. The first option was using our server.
Almost any device today has software on it. This includes laptops, Ultrabooks, cell phones, TV sets, Set-Top-Boxes, Microwave Ovens, Cars, Medical Devices, etc. Software is created by software companies and software developers. I have seen only a few software companies who really consider all the elements of software. Most times understanding the system is the realm of the architect and is based on some unique art. Whenever I hear "art", it means that we just don't have the patterns written down yet. This is why I am publishing this post.
I'd be surprised if you were and would love to hear about it.
The answer is "almost". There are two types of bugs: Reliability and Usability.
C and C++ languages are based on mathematical expressions. So much so that 1; is a legal operation in C\++. Other languages such as C#, Java, VB and Delphi also use mathematical operations to before actions. For example:
MyInterger = GetCount() + GetLength()
I am writing this at the airport, just coming back from the Intel IDF event. I keep hearing that we have "Lock Free" solutions for all sorts of problems. I think that this is a really bad choice of words. Let me try to explain why:
As you may have already read in a previous post called Personal Review of Intel Under-NDA Sandy-Bridge Event I held the last session in an Intel-Under-NDA event. The presentation was called Performance and covered the different aspects of parallel computing and also the new Sandy Bridge AVX Instructions.
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