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GeneralRe: Introducing Microsoft Copilot for Finance: Transform finance with next-generation AI in Microsoft 365 Pin
Nelek29-Feb-24 10:13
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GeneralRe: Introducing Microsoft Copilot for Finance: Transform finance with next-generation AI in Microsoft 365 Pin
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GeneralRe: Introducing Microsoft Copilot for Finance: Transform finance with next-generation AI in Microsoft 365 Pin
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NewsYou’ve just inherited a legacy C++ codebase, now what? Pin
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GeneralRe: You’ve just inherited a legacy C++ codebase, now what? Pin
obermd29-Feb-24 10:10
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GeneralRe: You’ve just inherited a legacy C++ codebase, now what? Pin
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GeneralRe: You’ve just inherited a legacy C++ codebase, now what? Pin
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Joe Woodbury29-Feb-24 12:03
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This was pretty much my career. With few exceptions, two things I always did out of necessity were:

1) Fix the build. I once started a new job where the build required running multiple batch files including using the Visual Studio command-line. I was told it was impossible to simplify it. In three weeks, I fixed the build to where there was one batch file with one line launching a VS build (because the entire thing could now be build in VS.)

At another company, various projects in the solution had wildly different settings including some DLLs statically linking the CRT and others dynamically linking it.

2) Crank warnings to most strict with a short list of exceptions and additions. At one job, the VS project built with over 2000 warnings at level 3! To find new warnings the previous team would do a diff on the output. Three of us moved the project to level 4 with no warnings. (What's amazing is how many of the warnings were about critical errors.)
NewsGitHub besieged by millions of malicious repositories in ongoing attack Pin
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NewsA child could hack these popular video doorbells, tests show Pin
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GeneralRe: A child could hack these popular video doorbells, tests show Pin
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NewsGoogle brings Stack Overflow’s knowledge base to Gemini for Google Cloud Pin
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NewsQualcomm’s newest chip brings AI to Wi-Fi Pin
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NewsEU probes Microsoft's security software for anti-competitive practices amidst broader AI market investigation Pin
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GeneralRe: EU probes Microsoft's security software for anti-competitive practices amidst broader AI market investigation Pin
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GeneralRe: EU probes Microsoft's security software for anti-competitive practices amidst broader AI market investigation Pin
obermd28-Feb-24 11:50
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GeneralRe: EU probes Microsoft's security software for anti-competitive practices amidst broader AI market investigation Pin
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NewsStarCoder2 AI code generator released with support for 619 programming languages Pin
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