April 23, 1999

Software to Create Web Pages

Question: What is the best software package available for the intermediate programmer to develop Web pages? I have never created a Web page before, but I have about 20 years

Getting Disconnected When Online

Question: I often get disconnected for no apparent reason after being online for only ten minutes or so. Is this a normal occurrence? Answer: The reasons for being disconnected can

Improve Loop Performance

It’s often the case that you’ll use some derived value in the test section of a for loop. Many times this value will not be changed during the loop, such

Send Visitors to the Front Page

Many Web site managers prefer all site visitors to enter their site through the front page. The front page may contain site usage information that all users should see, or

One Package Fits All Clients

Your database is useless if your clients can’t connect to it. However, keeping all the DLLs necessary in sync with each other has always been a complicated task. Microsoft has

What’s in an Allocator?

Every STL container uses an allocator that encapsulates the memory model that the specific platform uses. Allocators hide the platform-dependent details such as the size of pointers, memory organization, reallocation