2011 Apr 8, 2:32
"Since writing lock-free code is issuch a headache-inducer,you're probably best off making some other people suffer the headachesfor you. And those other people are the kernel folks, who have
developedquite a few lock-free building blocks so you don't have to. For example, there's a collection of functions for manipulatinginterlocked lists.But today we're going to look at theone-time
2010 Feb 19, 2:27
Raymond's tips for modifying x86 assembly code while debugging.
2009 Nov 23, 11:47
'Bill Gates is being taken on a guided tour of the product support department's new office building...Bill puts on a headset, sits down, and answers the phone. "Hello, this is Microsoft Product
Support, William speaking. How can I help you?"'
2009 Apr 7, 12:45
"First, you started up the application and picked a video clip. The video clip just sat there. As you started clapping, the video clip started playing. If you clapped at about 80 beats per minute,
the video clip played at its normal speed. If you clapped faster, the video clip ran faster. If you clapped slower, the video clip ran slower. If you stopped clapping, the video clip stopped. It was
freaky cool. Totally useless, but freaky cool."
2009 Apr 1, 6:19
"The first four parameters to a function are passed in rcx, rdx, r8 and r9. Any further parameters are pushed on the stack. Furthermore, space for the register parameters is reserved on the stack, in
case the called function wants to spill them; this is important if the function is variadic."
2009 Feb 27, 11:00
Raymond Chen has a years worth of blog content written and scheduled! "To give you an idea of how far in advance I write my blog entries, I wrote this particular entry on February 13, 2008. ... this
particular entry ended up on February 27, 2009 because that was the next available open day. ... Now, with a buffer of over a year, I do have quite a bit of leeway in choosing when any particular
article is published." Humorous commentor John writes in response: "If you were to disappear off the face of the Earth, how long would it be before we knew?"
2007 Oct 15, 11:30
Raymond talks about false names used in math publications.
2007 Sep 28, 11:13
Using Win2K3's timewarp feature
2007 Apr 23, 1:31
As noted in the title, an interesting result from researchers who find that a third result which is clearly worse than the two other options will influence people picking from those two.
2006 Dec 18, 1:34
Raymond Chen has made a book from the various lessons learned from his blog.
2006 Nov 7, 4:48
Readers of Raymond Chen's blog speculate that Raymond isn't real because the blog is too consistent. Funny.
2006 Apr 4, 12:32 2006 Apr 3, 7:04
I dislike Daylight Savings Time. Also I'm not fond of timezones. Boo on timezones.