Dan Petrow, Sometimes Software Engineer
After learning python learning a compiled language like C++ seemed both intimidating and unneeded. However the more I’ve learned about programming the more value I can see in removing as much abstraction as possible and getting closer to machine code. I found a C++ program that I wanted to use but I didn’t find much in the way of documentation for how to compile the code into a usable program for Windows. Here is what I learned about how to compile some C++ code into an exe for Windows.
I’ve written many things that looking back were low quality or didn’t stand up over time. Therefore I believe it is important to formalize the criteria for which I decide a post is worthy of being published.
Yesterday I sent about four hours trying to figure out why Jekyll wouldn’t run. Here is what I learned for next time.
Today I used Git again. I made quite a few mistakes already with git that caused my remote branches and my local branches to be in a bad state. Luckily, I created remote and local staging branches and managed to keep in tact.