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Archive for December, 2013

2013 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 16,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 6 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

Diablo III – Reaper of Souls available for Pre-Order!

Release date : 25/3/14

Among with the news of the speculated released date, D3’s first expasion, Reaper of Souls is available for pre-order NOW!

Standard Edition $40
Digital Deluxe $50
Collector’s Edition $80

Digital deluxe is essentially a digital version of collector’s edition, including only digital goodies from CE.


Box copies of Standard Edition and the Collector’s Edition can be pre-ordered via
Digital copies of SE and DD can be pre-orderd via store

Check the official Blizzard post for more details.

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A glimpse of undefined behavior in C

Christopher Cole

A few weeks ago a coworker of mine stopped by my desk with a coding question.  We’d recently been quizzing each other over our C knowledge, so I smiled and braced myself for the hell which was clearly to come.

He wrote a few lines of code up on the whiteboard and asked what the program output:

It seemed pretty straightforward. I explained the order of operator precedence – postfix binds before multiplication which binds before addition and also that multiplication and addition’s associativity was left to right, so I grabbed the marker and started writing out the arithmetic.

After I smugly scribbled down the answer, my coworker replied a simple “nope”. I thought for a few minutes, and was stumped. I couldn’t quite remember the order of the postfix operators’ associativity. Furthermore, I knew that wouldn’t even change the order of evaluation here as associativity rules only apply between…

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