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If you know what interface you want, just pass it directly to CoCreateInstance

Published: May 20, 2024 14:00

Avoiding a second round trip. The post If you know what interface you want, just pass it directly to CoCreateInstance appeared first on The Old New Thing.

Why can’t I find the injected name of a templated class’s templated base class?

Published: May 17, 2024 14:00

The compiler needs help finding it because it's not findable at the time the template is parsed. The post Why can’t I find the injected name of a templated class’s templated base class? appeared first on The Old New Thing.

Building the most efficient device selector query that selects no devices

Published: May 15, 2024 14:00

Looking for the most efficient way of rejecting everything. The post Building the most efficient device selector query that selects no devices appeared first on The Old New Thing.

The confidential coffee maker was not the only source of shenanigans at the IBM Boca office

Published: May 14, 2024 14:00

Some time ago, I told the story of the confidential coffee maker, one of the ways that Microsoft employees temporarily stationed in IBM’s Boca Raton office rebelled against IBM’s strict corporate culture. Since then, some of my colleagues shared…

Awaiting a set of handles with a timeout, part 7: Just doing it one at a time

Published: May 8, 2024 14:00

A simpler version with its own quirks. The post Awaiting a set of handles with a timeout, part 7: Just doing it one at a time appeared first on The Old New Thing.

Awaiting a set of handles with a timeout, part 6: Capturing the handles efficiently

Published: May 7, 2024 16:32

SFINAE'ing the case of a random-access(ish) iterator. The post Awaiting a set of handles with a timeout, part 6: Capturing the handles efficiently appeared first on The Old New Thing.

Awaiting a set of handles with a timeout, part 5: Generalizing the awaiter

Published: May 6, 2024 14:00

Fitting into existing patterns. The post Awaiting a set of handles with a timeout, part 5: Generalizing the awaiter appeared first on The Old New Thing.