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    10-25-2020, 04:12 PM
    Back when I tried ADA, it had little or no functions for visual output(one class assignment was to build a library of functions for VT220 terminals). This was supposedly to make it more platform independent... or...
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    10-23-2020, 07:21 PM
    Just because a language doesn't have a feature built in it doesn't mean that the programmers are forbidden from implementing it themselves. Those vulnerabilities are the result of sloppy coding.
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    10-23-2020, 09:38 AM
    I haven't had time to read much. Too many things going on... But... As an avid C programmer, have you read the C Bible? http://ianchaiwriting.50megs.com/c-bible.html And about self-modifying code......
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    10-17-2020, 03:45 PM
    Color detection? And you also have a RasPi? Why do you absolutely insist on making your project more complicated than it needs to be? The Teensy 4.x is comparable to an RPi Zero in processing power, but without...
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    10-16-2020, 11:13 PM
    I might consider upgrading good ole 2014f... (My First gen ShapeOKO. https://forum.shapeoko.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=2025&start=140 pictures on pages 14 to 16 ) Does grblHAL handle 'untethered running'? (Not...
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    10-09-2020, 12:02 PM
    Self-modifying code... When it 'calls' a subroutine, it also modifies the 'Return' instruction from it with the correct return point. It's something that's possible when you only have a few instructions, and a...
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    10-08-2020, 06:46 PM
    I'm NOT a C/C++ programmer. I've programmed in C++ once, and even have Watcom C++(v11 or something, lots of diskettes... ) somewhere. I never really got over the first hill,and really decided that I didn't want...
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    10-08-2020, 08:33 AM
    I haven't seen your book, but... Some thing I've learned over the many, many years as a bumbling programmer is... In C++ unless it's a Boolean, it's probably a pointer, not an actual object. That doesn't stop...
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Learned programming on the ZX Speccy 48K in the 80s, then went to school learning the stuff 'for real'. Worked as PC support, server admin, network busybody and so on since 1993. Also into miniature painting, pinhole photography, RC flying(poorly). I've also prepertrated som sci-fi stories over the years, but nothing worthy of professional publication.
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