December 14, 1999

Purpose of Placement delete

C++ defines a placement version of operator delete. Placement delete is not supposed to be called directly by the user. Rather, it merely serves as the deacllocation function that the

Introducing Pointers to Members

Pointers to members are one of the most intricate syntactic constructs in C++, and yet, they are a very powerful feature too. In future tips, I will discuss pointers to

Multithreading Misconceptions

While it is true that a multithreaded app is more responsive than a single threaded one, programmers who are new to multithreading are often misled into thinking that a multithreaded

Avoiding Deferment of Global Object Construction

Consider the following class and its global instance: // Foo.h class Foo { public: Foo() { RegisterSelf(); } private: void RegisterSelf() {/**/} };// Foo.cpp #include “Foo.h” Foo reg; // global

Finding the Max and Min in Consecutive Data

Question: I have a table in Microsoft Access 97 with sales info in the following format: Prod_Type, Box_Number, Cust_No.FA1111 , 400400 , 40010FA1111 , 400401 , 40010FA1111 , 400402 ,

Exchange Rules Limit

Question: I am trying to set up 87 rules for a specific mailbox. Problem is, I get an error message stating there are too many rules. Is there a limit