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Serialization is the process by which an object is converted into a format that can be stored and later retrieved.

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Function templates for serializing/deserializing POD types

Are the two function templates below well-formed for serializing/deserializing POD types? Will they work for all the different types that satisfy the constraint pod?...
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Lazily decode a buffer with a thread-safe Iterator

I have implemented an Iterator for my Pojo class. The purpose here is to lazily decode multiple ...
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custom serialization of an HttpSession-stored class to get it replicated between cluster nodes

As a part of guice-context-scopes library for building custom Guice Scopes, I have a class named InjectionContext (code below), that stores scoped objects in a <...
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Type-safe number serialization-deserialization

I have written this code for serializing and deserializing integer and floating point numbers to/from vector/array of bytes. The aim of the code is to provide a simple interface to use, but make it as ...
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Binary (de)serialization library for c++

A while ago I posted the code for this library I'm working on, and have refactored the code quite a bit ever since. I would appreciate any feedback in regards to what I have so far to see what can I ...
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Serialization and deserialization a doubly-linked list with a pointer to a random node in C++

I tried to serialize a doubly linked list. Can you rate it, and what could be improved? I open the file with fopen(path, "wb") and write all data in ...
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Integer endianness types for protocol structures, take 2

Motivation When working with storage or wire protocols, we often read or write structures containing integers with specific byte-ordering (e.g. big-endian for Internet Protocol, or little-endian for ...
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Integer endianness types for protocol structures

Motivation When working with storage or wire protocols, we often read or write structures containing integers with specific byte-ordering (e.g. big-endian for Internet Protocol, or little-endian for ...
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Binary (de)serialization in c++

I'm trying to make a simple library for de/serialization in c++, but I know it can be tricky to implement, so I'd really like to have my code reviewed to see if there's anything that stands out and/or ...
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Abstract base class for binary serialization

Ensuring that some logic is always being run before the user's overriding methods. I'm writing a library and I have some abstract classes that can be binary serialized (and users can subclass them and ...
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How can I optimize C++ serialization? [closed]

I want to serialize a C++ class Ramdomclass . Below is the serialization function. ...
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What can I do better in my C++ serialization implementation?

I want to serialize a class Mango recursively. ...
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Portable integer to/from little endian conversion in C

Integers need to be converted to a byte array of defined endianness to be reliably and consistently saved and transmitted, and converted back to be accurately received and read. The goal is to be as ...
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Python unit tests for storing and loading objects

I wrote some code and thought I may get better with some feedback. I program for almost 5 years, mainly in python. I care most about the unit testing. I am not really sure, how industry standard unit ...
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Simple ID Generator

Task Write a program that can generate and manage collections of IDs. The user should determine how long the IDs have to be and what symbols they are composed of. Design choices made by me The ...
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C++ B-Tree serialization/deserialization

Yesterday I wrote a serialization/deserialization for my B-Tree library. Since the code for whole tree is too large to upload here, I'll upload only serialization/deserialization and node class ...
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Packing several values into a byte buffer [closed]

I'm packing several values from a struct into a buffer to send them over Bluetooth. I don't want to send the whole struct and I also don't want to deal with padding, so I'm copying just the values I ...
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Class for serializing themes for my JavaFX application

I have a Theme class for storing themes for my javaFX application. I created a serialize method that stores its information as a String and a constructor to create a Theme from a serialized Theme. I ...
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Deserializing Nested JSON Data with variable rootName to C# Class

I am working with JSON API data in .NET6 and was having trouble de-serializing nested data that has a variable rootname since my class type will never match what's in the JSON string. ...
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Processing a binary file with buffer length tags

I am trying to process a very large binary file using MappedByteBuffer from java.nio package. This is how the data looks like in the file: ...
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Jackson deserialization of subset of enums

I have several enums that all implement this interface: public interface SelectOption { String getId(); String getLabel(); } Here's an example: ...
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Multiplayer game byte array serializer with unity

I I'm trying to make an multiplayer game using golang and unity. Golang server side checking units on scene(like a character move). It also sends the information (position, health) of the units on ...
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Python functions to serialize nested data structures human readably

See Serializing (nested) data structures in a human-readable format for more details. In the last two days I have significantly improved my function, and wrote seven implementations of it. I have ...
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Serializing (nested) data structures in a human-readable format with all bugs fixed

See Serializing (nested) data structures in a human-readable format for more details. This is the latest version, I have fixed all bugs and now this piece of code works completely as intended. And I ...
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Serializing (nested) data structures in a human-readable format

I am reinventing the wheel to write a function that serializes a (nested) data structure human readably. The default output is deliberately similar to that of ...
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Packing and unpacking values in a buffer

I have to deal with raw memory manipulation. For that I wrote a function which stores data one after another, and another function which reads this data and stores it into variables. More precisely: <...
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Wanted to eliminate the repetition in the classes created to reduce duplication

Can some one help me on how to eliminate repetition to reduce duplication score on the below classes created in the code ...
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Android app class serialization

I am attempting to build an Android APP with the custom serializable class User. The public method Save is to save class ...
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De-/Serialization of structs representing TCP messages

I wrote two template functions to serialize and deserialize structs representing messages to be sent and received via a TCP socket: ...
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Sinclair Spectrum TAP file dumper

The other day, I had occasion to want to look into an ancient piece of Z80 software written for a Sinclair Spectrum computer. Software for this machine was typically saved to audio tape, and today ...
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Unity Static Singleton JSON Serialisation

I have a static PlayerData singleton which stores all the data for the player (gold, upgrades, heroes etc) but JsonUtility ...
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Struct Serialization using Unsafe Field

I want to use structs as a container for data packets for asynchronous networking in C#. Found out that you can create a union style struct without the need to mark the struct itself as unsafe--...
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Message encode/decode library

I write protocol messages encoder/decoder for my project. All messages have 2-bytes header (1 byte - message type, 1 byte message sub-type) and body. There are two types of messages: Plain message - ...
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constexpr Precalculate size of serialized data with templates and C++20 concepts

Im writing a serializer that will do serialization/deserialization as fast as possible, and that uses templates so that i dont have to create a ton of functions for every data structure, This is the ...
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Simplify Generic Method

I am writing a GenericDeserializer for Apache Kafka. My class implements IDeserializer<T> from Confluent.Kafka.Net package....
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(de)serializing c++ object almost automagically

Here's one way to solve the serialization problem in c++20, using a json library: ...
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JSON serializable string enum in C# with generic JsonConverter

How can StringEnumeration be changed in the code below into a generic class, so that ConsensusState wouldn't need the ...
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Decoding a JSON dictionary into different Swift classes using Decodable and JSONDecoder

Generally, the approach I've taken is to try calling container.decode from a decodable enum with its associated value returning ...
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Better way to Read /Write Memory<byte> to/from POCO

I am communicating with a machine that sends/received structured binary data to my netcore service. The machine supplier's new library uses Memory in their library's API. I have written the following ...
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Reading and Storing Integer from Serial Monitor

Description I wanted to understand how integers can be written and stored inside variables without the use of Serial.parseInt(). I couldn't find any code examples about this. Perhaps this is the ...
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Traffic Light which revolves around Serial Communication

Assignment description This is the improved code for a question I've posted earlier. I'd like to receive feedback on an assignment which I'm currently working on. I have to make two traffic lights ...
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Feedback on Traffic Light which revolves around Serial Communication

Assignment description I'd like to receive feedback on an assignment which I'm currently working on. I have to make two traffic lights which allow traffic to run smoothly. I'm using a master Arduino ...
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Serializing object graph to proprietary binary file

I'm creating a class library to read/write .3di files which are binary files describing 3D models for a video game. This review is for the write/serialization process. I've mapped the different ...
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Convenience function to save and load pickle objects

I want to come up with a simple convenience function to save and load pickle objects. A secondary objective is to simply execute the function without the above function. I have come up with two ...
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User Management Program

Main Goal My goal is to create a chat app for my company (they are all software developers). I first make a console version and if it is working fine, I will make a GUI version. The program will run ...
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C# Rest Client Benchmarking

I build a C# Rest Client library / framework. I noticed that it seemed to be significantly faster than RestSharp for GET at least. So, I decided to put together some benchmarks comparing it to other ...
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Getting a list of waypoints assuming that there is a map [closed]

I'm a beginner learning ROS. I'm developing an android application that will control my robot and that includes getting the list of waypoints to display it to my spinner. How do you get the list of ...
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Parse data into an array of structs

I'd had a hard time getting this to work. I’d like to parse a file containing data and copy this data into a struct. The data file (test.dat) looks like this: <...
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F# XML Generation in .NET Core: XmlSerializer or XmlProvider

I am working on SEPA XML generator in F#. I developed two solutions that are roughly equivalent, one relies on the XmlSerializer while the other relies on ...
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An imitation of reading a C Struct from binary file in python 2.7

Preliminary I need to read a binary file constructed by writing a Struct to it with Python. So I decided to write a simple wrapper using ...
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