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  • A Collection of Examples of 64-bit Errors in Real Programs

    29.06.2010
    This article is the most complete collection of examples of 64-bit errors in the C and C++ languages. The article is intended for Windows-application developers who use Visual C++, however, it will be useful for other programmers as well. Read more
  • 64 bits

    17.05.2010
    The article reveals the meaning of the term "64 bits". It briefly discusses the history of 64-bit system development, describes the most popular 64-bit processors of the Intel 64 architecture and the 64-bit Windows operating system. Read more
  • About size_t and ptrdiff_t

    25.09.2009
    The article will help the readers understand what size_t and ptrdiff_t types are, what they are used for and when they must be used. The article will be interesting for those developers who begin creation of 64-bit applications where use of size_t and ptrdiff_t types provides high performance, possibility to operate large data sizes and portability between different platforms. Read more
  • AMD64 (EM64T) architecture

    02.10.2008
    The article briefly describes AMD64 architecture by AMD Company and its implementation EM64T by Intel Company. The architecture's peculiarities, advantages and disadvantages are described. Read more
  • 64 bits, Wp64, Visual Studio 2008, Viva64 and all the rest

    15.04.2008
    The purpose of this article is to answer some questions related to safe port of C/C++ code on 64-bit systems. The article is written as an answer to the topic often discussed on forums and related to the use of /Wp64 key and Viva64 tool. Read more