Atom vs. CLion

Today I decided to give CLion a try. I need all the help I can get.

(I also should mention that JetBrains generously gives free CLion licenses to students, teachers, and non-commercial open source projects.)

Atom is very nice, and I’ve been using it since 0.1 for everything ...

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Software Archaeology

Vernor Vinge prophetically wrote of a time when programmer-archaeologists maintained the fabric of civilization by diving into and modifying legacy code which ran the systems that society depended upon.

Various other folks have picked up on this notion, from the [serious](http://java.sys-con.com/node/487614) to the [humorous ...
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CDT rewrite toolbox

So, my colleagues have developed a CDT program that’s usable. Fortunately for me, it’s in LISP, which lacks parallel processing, modern libraries, a nice IDE, and the other goodies I’ve become accustomed to in my work life. (That means I get to figure these features out and ...

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