S. C. Smith

SC Smith
Helpful votes received on reviews: 100% (56 of 56)
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Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,652,843 - Total Helpful Votes: 56 of 56
Debug It!: Find, Repair, and Prevent Bugs in Your &hellip by Paul Butcher
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I'm very pleased to have bought "Debug It!". It sums up some of the techniques I've learnt the hard way over the last 12 years as a software engineer finding elusive bugs (mainly C and C++). Full of practical suggestions, not just in improving the process of diagnosing and fixing bugs, but also covering lessons learnt and the human elements of working in a team. With just a handful of Java examples, it is well written with just the right level of detail, mixed with appropriate case stories and useful lists of tools and websites in the appendix.
HP ScanJet 5590 Digital Flatbed Scanner - Flatbed &hellip by HP
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
I'd agree with the original reviewer that the ADF mechanism jams very easily if foreign objects are ingested, e.g. staples. It is fairly easy to fix once this has happened:-

Lift the roller arm up, unhook the spring and remove the roller assembly. Using only a Torx T10 screwdriver, unscrew the centre black screw holding down the green retaining clip, 2x black screws at both ends of the top cover hinge and 2x silver screws holding down the metal cover to the electronics. The roller mechanism is now free from the plastic. At the end with the metal springs, unscrew 2x silver screws to unclip the two curved plastic sections of the paper path. Clean all rollers and ensure there are no… Read more
Safer C: Developing Software for High-Integrity an&hellip by Les Hatton
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Well detailed book which provides food for thought. It could benefit with being updated, as this edition was published in 1995. This applies most to the comparison of C with C++ and Ada 95, which were not standardised then. I would also like to see discussion of common safe subsets, such as MISRA C and SPARK Ada (See the author's own website).

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