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Device Developers’ Conference 2014

June 5th, 2014 2 comments

I very much enjoyed this year’s Device Developers’ Conference. I had to miss the Bristol and Cambridge events but was able to speak in Cheadle and in Uphall. Thank you to all who came along to listen!

You can obtain the PDF of the slides here:


The talk introduced Software Integrity’s Dyagem project. This has its own page on this blog. That page can also be reached via the URL

The Dyagem code will be available from 09 June 2014. It is open source and licensed under the “Boot License”, though I must emphasise that it is not associated with the Boost C++ libraries (


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Bogus Registrations

July 8th, 2013 2 comments

I’ve received new registrations to this blog with suspicious frequency, lately. Some appear to be bogus, but given the difficulty of establishing unique user names on, say, gmail, it’s difficult to tell who’s genuine.

For the time being, I’ve disabled auto-registration. If have not registered but would like to, please put a comment on the Subscribers’ page, giving me enough information to distinguish you from a spammer, and I will get back to you.

To the vast majority of you who are genuine subscribers, thank you for your interest in this blog. I hope to ramp up my blogging again quite soon.

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Embedded Masterclass, Cambridge, UK, 27/06/12

June 11th, 2012 2 comments

I will be presenting a Workshop – Robust Concurrent Programming in C++ – at this year’s Embedded Masterclass Read more…

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Free software!

January 28th, 2010 No comments

For the last couple of months, my software efforts have been diluted by the need to attend to other matters no less important but somewhat distracting. Now I have finally released some software. It is not the whole of SKC++, though. I learned so many things, at a detailed level (mainly about C++), in developing SKC++ that I realised that I had built “one to throw away”, as the saying goes.  The refactoring is well underway and I have decided initially to release some of the essential elements of SKC++ in stages, as library modules which can be used more generally Read more…

Automatic registration now open

January 20th, 2010 No comments

You can now register automatically as a Subscriber to this blog. Just go to the “Subscribers” page and follow the instructions there.

The previous posting tells you why you might want to subscribe.

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This blog is now open to subscription

January 16th, 2010 No comments

It is now possible to subscribe to this blog. Subscribers (only) will be able to download various pieces of software which I will begin soon to make available. Subscribers will also be able to see any private blog entries I might make, which will be invisible to casual visitors. Read more…

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