October's Overload Journal has been published
The October 2014 ACCU Overload journal has been published and should arrive at members' addresses in the next few days. Overload 123 and previous issues of Overload can be accessed in Overload Online.
Call for Papers ACCU 2015 now open
The Call for papers for the ACCU 2015 conference is now open.
September's C Vu Journal has been published.
The September 2014 ACCU C Vu journal has been published and should arrive at members' addresses in the next few days. C Vu 26-4 and previous issues of C Vu can be accessed via Journals menu (ACCU members only).
CfP for ACCU 2015
The Call for Papers for the ACCU 2015 conference will open 30th September. See 2015 conference page.
- August's Overload Journal has been published. (9.08.14)
Overload 123 · October 2014 (PDF)
- Peer Reviewed
Nobody gets it right first time. Frances Buontempo considers the importance of the review team.
- Debug Complexity: How Assertions Affect Debugging Time
Sergey Ignatchenko and Dmytro Ivanchykhin extend their mathematical model of debug complexity.
- Alternative Overloads
Malcolm Noyes presents ways to return a default value given a condition in C++.
- Everyone Hates build.xml
Andy Balaam shows how to structure and test Ant build code.
- Defining Visitors Inline in Modern C++
Robert Mill and Jonathan Coe present an inline visitor in C++.
- A Scheduling Technique for Small Software Projects and Teams
Bob Schmidt presents some tips for accurate scheduling.
- Paper Bag Escapology Using Partricle Swarm Optimisation
Frances Buontempo uses particle swarm optimisation to program her way out of a paper bag.
- Feeding Back
Kevlin Henney contemplates how to make feedback useful.
Further details of our journals are available here.