Tag Archives: inter-process communication

Designing and Documenting Inter-Process Communication Links

I’ve touched on the subject of inter-process communication previously here and here, but now that I’m charged with doing a lot of this formally I wanted to discuss the process in more detail. I’m sharing this in outline form to … Continue reading

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“What is a Mutex?”

This was the first question I was asked in an interview sometime around 2006. I didn’t know the answer, which is exceptionally annoying because I’d been using them for years without knowing what they were called. This is a danger … Continue reading

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Methods of Inter-Process Communication I’ve Employed

A while ago someone asked me how I’d go about making two processes communicate. My answer was to figure out what data needed to be communicated, what communication type was to be used, what protocol was to be used, and … Continue reading

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