The Null Terminator

Ethan Ram’s geeky blog on the seam of technology and product management.

About

Hey All! I’ve been thinking about having my own blog for a while and now with my new job as a Chief Architect at Playtech’s I’ve decided ITS TIME. So what is this blog going to focus on? My views and contemplations on emerging technologies, products reviews and geeky ramblings in general.

What’s “Null Terminator”? The name refers to string memory layout in C programming language:  a string is a character sequence, each placed in a byte, terminated with a null character (”, called NUL in ASCII). An alternative name is ASCIIZ. The Null Terminator is (a) a low-level thing that is an important part of most software we use; (b) ppl cannot see it with a naked eye; (c) it identifies where the string (talk) ends, past the period; and (d) it’s just a null.

A bit more about me – see my Linkedin profile

Enjoy the reading and you’re welcome to leave constructive comments.

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: