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We reverse engineer a Dotnet Monitor in Windbg to see how it is internally implemented.

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This article is about how to use the great mailcow software behind a reverse-proxy with public certificates from the Let's Encrypt CA.

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Including external libraries in CMake projects is often a tedious and error-prone task. In this blog post I will show a common and a better and more recent approach.

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This program solves the 5x5x5 brick-cube-puzzle in less than one second using a sophisticated algorithmic approach.
The implementation is both highly efficient as well as easy to understand.
The presented techniques are suited for many optimization problems and also can be used for educational purposes.

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In the programming language C the programmer is responsible for handling the (heap) memory allocations.
This means, whenever memory is allocated on the heap using e.g. `malloc`, the programmer has to ensure that this allocation is released to the OS again. But does this always hold?

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Using Github's squash merge feature seems to be perfect to transform a wast amount of commits made during development of a feature into one single and tidy one. However this only holds in theory.

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Why you should use CMake to resolve transitive dependencies when implementing a C/C++ library.