March 2011 Archives

80% Hacks

I'm still blogging five days a week, but obviously not here. That's largely because my new daughter is forcing me to choose where I spend my time and I can't blog too much about what I do lest I reveal trade secrets. So, just to keep my hand in, here's an ugly little "80% hack" that lets me find bugs like mad in OO code. I should really combine this with my warnings::unused hack and start building up a tool find find issues in legacy code.

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