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Why Sunshine and Bug Fixing Go Together

I was having lunch at the recent LinuxCon and Plumbers conference with a colleague, bragging as usual about how much I love my home near Portland, Oregon.

Authored by David S. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 07/04/2019 - 17:03
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What's Bugging You?

What's bugging me? I'll tell you what's bugging me. It's when my dashboard dials stop working right.

Authored by David S. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 07/04/2019 - 17:02
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Yocto Project v1.3 Released!

This is reposted from my blog on the Yocto Project website. Please go there to access all kinds of embedded Linux goodness. 

Authored by David S. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 06/08/2018 - 17:08
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Null Pointer Dereferencing Causes Undefined Behavior

I have unintentionally raised a large debate recently concerning the question if it is legal in C/C++ to use the &P->m_foo expression with P being a null pointer.

Authored by Andrey Karpov (Blackbelt) Last updated on 05/30/2018 - 07:08
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The Last Line Effect

Authored by Andrey Karpov (Blackbelt) Last updated on 05/30/2018 - 07:00
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Dynamic Languages Take Over the Internet

The server world has really embraced Python in a big way. For example, the OpenStack project is a very popular Infrastructure as a Service offering, and most of it is written in Python. This makes Python a leader for Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI), Software Defined Storage (SDS) and Software Defined Networking (SDN).
Authored by David S. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 07/04/2019 - 19:43
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Core Challenge In Speeding Up Python, PHP, HHVM, Node.js...

A traditional compiler translates a high-level computer program into machine code for the CPU you want to run it on. An interpreted language translates a high-level language into the machine code for some imaginary CPU. For historical reasons, this imaginary CPU is called a "virtual machine" and its instructions are called "byte code." One advantage of this approach is development speed: creating...
Authored by David S. (Blackbelt) Last updated on 07/04/2019 - 20:00
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Using Clear Linux* for Teaching Virtual Platforms

For Simics® 

Authored by Engblom, Jakob (Intel) Last updated on 06/14/2019 - 06:09