A step by step guide that will show you how to contribute to an open source project on GitHub, one of the most popular and used git repository hosting services.
Author Archive: Davide Coppola
This tutorial is an introduction to Qt programming and will teach you how to create an application with Qt and C++. Full project and source code are provided.
This is a very simple C++ tutorial which explains how to use the open-source library libgit2 to iterate through a git repository.
In this post I analyse and discuss the performance of raw pointers vs smart pointers in few C++11 benchmarks. The operations tested are creation, copy, data access and destruction.
Today I launched a new website: IndieDevMap, the world map of indie and independent game developers.
I am proud to announce that after a lot of work, today I’ve finally released Sim Betting Football for Android.
If you want to go to a particular commit of a git repository with submodules you can use 2 git commands: reset or checkout. You will also need to synchronise the submodules after the working directory has been altered as that doesn’t happen…
First update of the year 2016 for my series of posts dedicated to tracking and analysing the Android version distribution over time. The time frame considered in this update covers the last 2 years of Android: April 2014 to April 2016.
Second and final update of the year of my series of posts dedicated to tracking and analysing the Android version distribution over time. The time frame considered in this update covers the last 2 years of Android: December 2013 to December 2015 and…
In this post I will share my thoughts on why Google I/O 2015 keynote was totally pointless, especially for Android users and developers.