Memory Leak

In the program, when a button that does a certain operation is clicked, a large chunk of memory is allocated without being released. New memory is allocated for every time this operation is performed until the program eventually crashes from lack of memory. I was taught to always try to reproduce the problem first whenever... Continue Reading →

Filter and Sort

A new assignment at work has me working with a language and design pattern I've never used before, and brings me back to old loves-- strings and data structures.

Rectangular Pieces

I encountered a problem at work that cost me an entire day's worth of productivity to solve. I thought of different ways to go about it and finished coding many ideas only to realize fatal flaws during testing that rendered my "solution" useless. I found a solution at around 2:30 in the morning, while I... Continue Reading →

Efficiency

I wanted to delete the boolean variable x because it didn't seem to have any effect on the program. Everywhere the getX() function was used, it was always of the form: if (getX()) return; But when I searched all instances of setX(), it was always set to false.┬áThe variable x is also a member of... Continue Reading →

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