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Cygwin and ZSH - Delete, Home and End keys

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15:09 | by AlexVie in Development
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Under certain configurations, the Home, End and Delete keys will insert arbitrary characters (in most cases, the tilde symbol) when using the popular ZSH under Cygwin.

This is caused by a wrong or missing keyboard configuration and easy to fix by adding a few lines to the .zshrc.


How to set global font scale for Qt applications

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10:25 | by AlexVie in DevelopmentQtC++
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Sometimes, fonts appear to small in Qt applications. If that is the case, a simple solution is possible, either globally for all Qt applications or per application.


Using AGG with buffered paint

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11:02 | by AlexVie in C++Development
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AGG is a cross-platform, high performance and high-quality 2d vector graphics library. It is written in C++ and comes as a collection of template classes with no dependencies except STL. In this example, we look how we can use it with the buffered paint API in Windows.


Rendering to a device context with AGG (AntiGrain)

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22:36 | by AlexVie in C++Development
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AGG is a cross-platform, high performance and high-quality 2d vector graphics library. It is written in C++ and comes as a collection of template classes with no dependencies except STL.


WTF is a Yoda condition?

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07:18 | by AlexVie in DevelopmentFun
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What is a “Yoda condition” and do I really need it? In short, it is a reverse notation of certain conditional statements in C/C++.


Visual Assist = Visual Studio on steroids

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19:57 | by Admin in Development
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Visual Assist is an add-on product for Microsoft Visual Studio that offers many features to enhance the code editor and improve the general user experience. It can be a real time saver, providing significant gains in productivity.


Eclipse CDT 7 - a preview

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Eclipse is usually known as one of the premier tools for Java developers, but Eclipse is more than just a Java IDE. It is a platform that can be used for many things and support for many other programming languages exists in form of plug-ins. The CDT (short for C/C++ Development Tools) converts Eclipse into a full featured C/C++ IDE.