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Never program in your native language!

One thing that has always annoyed me, is when people program in their own language (as in: non-English). They will use variable and function names in their own language, and write comments in their own language, and whatnot. What’s worse, … Continue reading

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Optimizing in higher programming languages

Here is yet another old piece, which may still be quite useful. It was written around the time that I was developing my 3D renderer in Java. There was no proper 3D acceleration support for Java yet, and Java runs … Continue reading

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CPUs and pipelines, how do they work?

After the tutorial on C that I re-published recently, it is now time for another old article that is still remarkably educational and useful today. It describes the internals of the Pentium and Pentium Pro CPUs. Ironically enough, today’s Intel … Continue reading

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A tutorial on programming C

Over the years I have written various things related to programming and hardware. They were published on websites that no longer exist and/or have disappeared into oblivion. I have found a few of them, which I think may still be … Continue reading

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