CppCon2014: Efficiency with Algorithms, Performance with Data Structures Why do you write C++ code? There is a good chance it is in part because of concerns about the performance of your software. Whether they stem from needing to run on every smaller mobile devices, squeezing the last few effects into video game, or because every watt of power in your data center costs too much, C++ programmers throughout the industry have an insatiable desire for writing high performance code. Unfortunately, even with C++, this can be really challenging. Over the past twenty years processors, memory, software libraries, and even compilers [More]
Tutorials: Single Page Applications with jQuery or Angular JS Developers, want to translate your MVC .NET skills to the web platform? Take advantage of jQuery and AngularJS to dynamically update HTML5-based apps, and learn how AJAX works for asynchronous calls. Simplify the development process by separating the model, view, and controller for your web apps, enabling your content to work within a browser and within Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 apps. Watch popular presenters Stacey Mulcahy and Dave Voyles, in our third Web Wednesdays event, for an exploration of single page apps and a look at Visual Studio and [More]
Javascript is so weird…and so AWESOME. There are 5 root things that make it this way. If you’re new, learning to grasp these 5 concepts will get you a LONG WAY in your JS programming. Honestly, there are a LOT of intermediate programmers who don’t understand these concepts. Many coders who know how to work around them don’t really understand how and why it works, they just know do-this-and-it-works. Here’s video 1, First-Class Functions Watch the full playlist:
For higher quality videos, please visit http://www.codecasts.tv Learn about including methods in classes. Also, learn the difference between a class method and an instance method.