In their standard forms, C++ allocation and deallocation functions deal with untyped and uninitialized memory. The vast majority of developers should be familiar with malloc and free, however the new operator can offer a wider range of functionality; some of which is a
The NSA has graciously released their long-awaited reverse engineering framework. Called Ghidra, this software reverse engineering suite comes complete with installation and support documentation, a quick-start guide, and multiple decompilers (including x86-64). This is a game changer. Better yet, since Ghidra is open
This series will be mostly for personal reference as I go through W. Richard Stevens’ “TCP/IP Illustrated- Volume 1 – The Protocols” textbook. Some of the notes will appear random. I will most likely skip over large portions that are either very
This post will be mostly for personal reference as I go through Bjarne Stroustrop’s “The C++ Programming Language” 4th edition textbook. Some of the notes will appear random. Chapter 10 – Expressions (Continued) The implicit conversions that preserve values are called promotions.