Publications

This page details the published books, columns, articles / tips and blogs written by employees of Synesis Software and others.

Books

Note: many of the publishing and open-source activities have been curtailed throughout 2010-2012 due to a very consuming commercial engagement, which is projected to finally ease off in August 2012, after which much activity on articles, blogs, books, columns, libraries, and so on will recommence.


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Extended STL, volume 2 is in early preparation, and is aimed for publication by Addison-Wesley, in 2010.

In preparation

There are several books in various stages of preparation:

Breaking Up The Monolith

A detailed look into how to design high-quality C++ libraries that do not sacrifice correctness, efficiency, expressiveness, or flexibility.

This book discusses the concepts, patterns, practices and principles that underpin the leading C++ open-source libraries FastFormat, Pantheios and VOLE.

website: www.breakingupthemonolith.com

Imperfect C#

The C# language (and the .NET runtime), while (increasingly) useful and powerful, are still flawed.

Imperfect C#, by Matthew Wilson, et. al., will take a critical but constructive look at C#/.NET, providing practical solutions for of the imperfections discussed.

Imperfect C# is currently in preparation, with the hope that it will be published in 2010.

Columns

Note: many of the publishing and open-source activities have been curtailed throughout 2010-2012 due to a very consuming commercial engagement, which is projected to finally ease off in August 2012, after which much activity on articles, blogs, books, columns, libraries, and so on will recommence.


From August 2009, Matthew Wilson will write the Quality Matters column for the ACCU's Overload magazine.

From 2003-6, Matthew Wilson wrote for C/C++ User's Journal in the (in-print) column Positive Integration.

Bjorn Karlsson and Matthew Wilson write an occasional column for The C++ Source: Smart Pointers.

From 2003-5, Matthew Wilson wrote for C/C++ User's Journal/Dr Dobb's Journal in the the online Expert's Forum column Flexible C++.

Articles

Note: many of the publishing and open-source activities have been curtailed throughout 2010-2012 due to a very consuming commercial engagement, which is projected to finally ease off in August 2012, after which much activity on articles, blogs, books, columns, libraries, and so on will recommence.


Our staff have contributed to the following articles at technical conferences and in industry publications:

Tips / Small Articles

Note: many of the publishing and open-source activities have been curtailed throughout 2010-2012 due to a very consuming commercial engagement, which is projected to finally ease off in August 2012, after which much activity on articles, blogs, books, columns, libraries, and so on will recommence.


Blogs

Note: many of the publishing and open-source activities have been curtailed throughout 2010-2012 due to a very consuming commercial engagement, which is projected to finally ease off in August 2012, after which much activity on articles, blogs, books, columns, libraries, and so on will recommence.