By declaring a variable that doesn’t change throughout program’s execution as const, you make your code safer and more readable. But there’s an additional advantage: efficiency. An optimizing compiler can take advantage of a const object, and store it in a machine register instead of ordinary memory. Such optimization can sometimes boost up performance significantly.
GM Creates Open Source uProtocol and Invites Automakers to Adopt It: Revolutionizing Automotive Software Development.
General Motors (GM) recently announced its entry into the Eclipse Foundation. The Eclipse Foundation is a prominent open-source software foundation. In addition, GMC announced its contribution of “uProtocol” to facilitate