Category Archive: General

Test harness code generation

The development of our new unit testing tool has reached its first milestone with the completion of the test harness generator.

The generator takes an XML file containing the test case definitions and automatically generates C or C++ source code for the test harness. Some of the C++ features are:

Objects can be instantiated (on …

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Finding a small office

When it comes to finding a small office, your options are limited. There is plenty of office space out there but it’s mostly large suites covering thousands of square feet. The alternatives are usually small high street shops or serviced offices.

The former usually come with what is known as a “full repairing and¬†insuring lease”, …

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Protection for your PC

I was talking about getting a mains extension lead with surge protection for my new PC when someone kindly offerred me a small Belkin UPS that was surplus to requirements. It had two rows of three sockets (one row surge protected and the other row battery backed) and a switch to turn them all off. …

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