Category Archives: Coding, Symbian Signed

The Power of Software

This article was originally published on LinkedIn, July 6 2016. At first I wasn't too sure what to make of it. An email explaining that a mobile application I’d written had changed someone’s life. But it turned out to be the single best piece of user feedback I've ever had and probably the best email…
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Hooklogger : Tracking down memory leaks

Hooklogger is a great tool for Symbian. I've used it a number of times to track down memory leaks. It basically replaces the epoc user library (EUSER.DLL) on the emulator. Whenever a memory allocation or de allocation occurs Hooklogger can record that event. To make things even easier to also records the a stack history…
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Protothreads : Removing the State from State machine

Symbian's introductory training covers Active Objects. Active Objects are a Symbian specific method of providing co-operative multitasking. During the introduction to Active Objects we are all told about how inefficient and bloated multi threaded applications can be. Each thread requires heap and stack space, it requires kernel resources to provide for the context switching, and…
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Hey June, don’t be so sad

June was a hectic month, I've been so busy, but hopefully there is a light in the tunnel and I should be able to reveal some of what I've been working on in the coming posts. I can't believe I managed to go an entire month with out a single posting here.The price of getting…
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