Tag Archives: C

When old and new meet: lessons from the past

As you may know, I like to dabble in retro-computing. I have held on to most computers I’ve used over the years, and I play with them from time to time. However, an interesting change has happened over the years: … Continue reading

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Scali’s guide to joyful programming

Another fun piece that I wrote quite a while ago. I think most of it still applies today, although Java has long been replaced by C#. Then again, as the languages are so similar, you can just replace ‘Java’ with … 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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Porting BHM3DSample to Android: Some… well… a lot of… stressful development

As you may know, I have ported my OpenGL rendering framework to iPhone a few months ago. Originally I was not all that interested in Android, since it apparently uses Java for its apps. While it has OpenGL ES support … Continue reading

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