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Runtime, a Computer Science and Software Engineering “Children’s Book”

Runtime is a children’s book written and illustrated by Jasmine Patel – Author and Cal Poly Computer Science / Software Engineering (CSSE’20) Alumna. "Runtime," is a children's book that highlights the creative and fun elements of computer science to inspire youth to pursue computer science. Front Cover Amazon Description “Runtime is a whimsical adventure jam-packed … Continue reading Runtime, a Computer Science and Software Engineering “Children’s Book”

Using Python4Delphi with C++Builder VCL applications

Some C++ developers also use Python for their application development. There are several ways to integrate the two languages together. One way is to create Python extension modules containing C++ functions that implement new object types and functions. Another way is to use the Boost Python C++ library that enables interoperability between the Python and … Continue reading Using Python4Delphi with C++Builder VCL applications

Technology News Worth Reading

Here are a few technology news stories that I’ve read in the past week or so. Microsoft's 10 app store principles to promote choice, fairness and innovation For software developers, app stores have become a critical gateway to some of the world’s most popular digital platforms. We and others have raised questions and, at times, … Continue reading Technology News Worth Reading

Windows Printing with C++Builder using VCL and FMX

Do you need to add printer support to your C++ applications using the Visual Component Library (VCL) or FireMonkey (FMX) GUI ? In this blog post I'll show you how to build Windows applications that support printing image bitmaps using the VCL and FMX frameworks. One of my favorite C++Builder RTL features is that both … Continue reading Windows Printing with C++Builder using VCL and FMX

Bjarne Stroustrup’s CppCon 2020 Plenary is Available on YouTube

Bjarne Stroupstrup's CppCon 2020 plenary sesson, "The Beauty and Power of Primitive C++", is now available on the CppCon YouTube channel. From his CppCon 2020 talk description: This is an exploration of a design space close to the hardware and of the use of C++ in that space, rather than a standards proposal or the … Continue reading Bjarne Stroustrup’s CppCon 2020 Plenary is Available on YouTube