Appendix D. The CD

When the publisher suggested I provide a CD along with the book, I had a sinking feeling. Now I'd have to show in full the techniques I'd merely described snapshots of in the book. People would be able to see my code in all its majesty, or conspicuous lack thereof, and there'd be no hiding behind “for brevity I have elided the remainder of the class” and similar statements.

Having thought about it for a while, though, I decided that it was actually a great opportunity. There are several advantages to me, the author, and to you, the reader. The CD contains space for me to include libraries, sample projects, the full suite of test programs used in the book research, some free C/C++ compilers, the Arturius project (see Appendix ...

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