Oscar Night is a few weeks away, but when you settle in to watch the show with your bowl of popcorn, please be aware that inhaling deeply from the fumes of a freshly-opened bag of microwave popcorn is not the greatest decision you can make from a health standpoint.
We saw fibers a long time ago when I looked at how you can use fibers as a form of coroutines to simplify the writing of enumerators. A fiber is a handy tool, but it’s a tool with very sharp edges.
Wow, it’s been a long time since my last rant against food products that are offenses against nature. Today’s rant is against Bagel-fuls, a product which Kraft launched in April 2008.
Bagel-fuls (note the hyphen and the lowercase “f”) are a dense,
What happens to the fibers which ran on a thread when the thread exits? Are all the fibers destroyed?
No, only the currently-executing fiber is destroyed. Fibers running on other threads and fibers which are not running on any thread at all are not affected.
Be careful not to confuse the two.
Since we’re sharing: During a conversation in German, I talked about seeing Unfall (accident) instead of Abfall (garbage) on the street. To my credit, I immediately corrected my error. To my discredit, the error was made at the state finals of a German language contest.
Some time ago, Michael Kaplan asked (and answered), How the @#%&*! does CBS_SORT choose to sort it all out? One detail in his answer is that the sorting algorithm used by CBS_SORT is basically CompareString, with special treatment for the left square bracket U+005B.
As I noted some time ago, one of the most important lessons I learned from Systemantics is Le Chatelier’s Principle for complex systems which states, “Every complex system resists its proper functioning.”
At Microsoft, there are processes galore. For example, when a server is taken down for planned maintenance,
On Slate, Michael Agger expounds on increasing pressure for people to provide pictures of themselves online. I’ve managed to resist so far.
That article also tipped me off to a phenomenon I didn’t even know had a name: MySpace angles.
SuperBK asks, “What’s the proper way to add keyboard support to a dialog box?”
There are many options available to you. The most traditional way is to pick them off in the dialog loop, either hard-coding the keys in code or putting them into resources by moving them to an accelerator resource.
I was in the grocery store, and there was a sign advertising a new product.
Delight in a cup Your favorite XYZ Ice Cream Now in convenient single-serve cups.
I took a look at the cup. Seemed kind of big for a single serving.