Monthly archives: August, 2007

Lua for Scripting

AT MY DAILY work we use MIB’s extensively for product configurations. This often brings up the need to recreate a certain configuration sequence. If the scequence is not included in the normal test suite, and the sequence is more that just a couple of OID’s, I usually create a small Lua script to perform the…


Placement new

REPLACEMENT NEW CAME to mind, when working on a C++ project of mine. In this project some large objects of short lifetime led to a concerns about memory fragmentation on the targeted embedded platform that have only sparse memory ressources. The life cycle of the objects was to create an object, then fill the large…


Stribed Cow

DON’T HAVE A cow man. Well I got one. I was given a Stribed Cow of the CowParade brand. At first one might get put off by this odd looking cow which is obviously contrary to the ways of nature (or you might just be repulsed by the pricetag on this thingy) – but I…


Beginning Lua Programming

I BOUGHT THIS book as a supplement to Programming in Lua, second edition in hope of getting things explained with more practical examples. Thankfully this is also the case for this book. There are many programming samples in this book that all takes great effort in elaborating the features or problems of the topic at…


Programming in Lua, Second Edition

THIS BOOK IS indispensable when it comes to Lua programming. It is written with great insight of the Lua language and its history (not surprisingly as it’s written by the creators for the official Lua implementation). The book starts of with the simple stuff and then progresses into the more advanced features, and even though…


TheCamp

SO DID YOU get any hacking done this summer? I certainly did! I spent a hole week of my summer vacation attending the geek camp TheCamp (Danish). Along with roughly twenty of the forty participants, this was the first time of TheCamp’s six years of existence that I attended. The purpose of the TheCamp is…