Lounge - September 2017

by helios
Compress data or compress executable?
 
I need to embed some binary data in my program and I'm torn between compressing the compiled binary ...
[6 replies] Last: Great, thanks! I don't think any of those are huge problems for my par... (by helios)
Bad advice and bad functions
 
Well since i joined this forum i have come to know about bad programming practices like using eof() ...
[10 replies] Last: @ ondrej008 OP didn’t use logic resembling anything even close to w... (by Duthomhas)
Crap...
 
So after just shy of nineteen years working for them, the company tells us they are closing with imm...
[5 replies] Last: Good luck, CodeMonkey! I actually recently just started looking at som... (by Ganado)
by amg412
Is there a book that is an intro to C++ as well as the GNU toolchain?
 
I want to learn C++ and the GNU toolchain(especially autotools) simultaneously. Do you guys recommen...
[1 reply] : > Is there a book that is an intro to C++ as well as the GNU toolchain... (by JLBorges)
core wars
 
Hi, if you are expecting to see me challenging you playing core wars, no I am here to ask how imp wo...
[8 replies] Last: nah, of course I am not assuming...considering core wars is a really d... (by Flaze07)
C++ FAQ
 
I'm baaaaaack! I've been without internet access for a while now, alas. In any case, the FAQ is ...
[9 replies] Last: > Strain on eyes is least. ...until you are sitting in front of the b... (by Duthomhas)
The spambots are getting pretty good at it...
 
It's been a really long time since I created my account, but as I have been visiting at night, I fin...
[12 replies] Last: Captcha is supposed to separate computers from humans by requiring pot... (by Duthomhas)
Xcode 9 and Git
 
Might be interesting for Mac users. Apple’s latest IDE version, Xcode 9, is being released alo...
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WinBGIm, anyone?
 
Every year I get a lot of requests for a working WinBGIm. (Ever since 2005 when I helped that one pe...
[6 replies] Last: Back in the days of 16-bit ... Borland created a nice little library ... (by Duthomhas)
Help with Calculator
 
I'm trying to create a claculator that asks: For each computation, before getting the numbers, ask t...
[1 reply] : http://www.cplusplus.com/forum/general/221561/ (by helios)
sorting and copying array
 
Okay it looks like a copied the initial random numbers, but unable to sort it for some reason i coul...
[1 reply] : okay it looks like the random numbers are sorted out -----> solved but... (by hsv8962)
by Ganado
XML editing
 
When you search "XML escape characters" you will get various results, one of them being https://stac...
[3 replies] Last: Thanks both, I'll try out XML Notepad on windows. (by Ganado)
Stupid movies tick me off
 
Just spent time watching "The Curse of Sleeping Beauty". If something, somewhere, had warned me t...
[1 reply] : well, you ignored the 4.3 in imdb and the 15/34 in rotten tomatoes ht... (by ne555)
Default C++ Selection Under 'Reference'
 
Any chance the default selection could be changed from C++98 to C++11 (Or newer =D) when looking und...
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Underestimated Programming Problems
 
I was watching a talk from C++Now by Niko Matsakis, and at around here https://youtu.be/lO1z-7cuRYI...
[5 replies] Last: Everything that deals with dates and times (and timezones) in a more i... (by plexus)
What would you include in an introductory document for newborn AIs?
 
I'm working on a conversational AI based on neural networks. Nothing fancy. However, I am creating a...
[2 replies] Last: Does this hypothetical AI already have a vocabulary? If it does, then ... (by helios)
antivirus wars?
 
I have observed a very funny fact about norton and mcafee antivirus programs. If you install them b...
[2 replies] Last: This is probably intentional since having two AV systems installed at ... (by Computergeek01)
Beta Tester wanted
 
Just fixed some smaller bugs in one of my apps - Path Variable Editor and could need some volunteers...
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by blink2
(dark corner)seeking mentor for project of grand design
 
Hello. Designing a program which will feature a few different types of functions. Seeking a mentor f...
[1 reply] : Even noting that you don't want to discuss the program in public, sayi... (by TheDaemoness)
by helios
New kind of spam?
 
Lately I've been seeing these kinds of questions, where a completely new user asks an off-topic ques...
[8 replies] Last: [quote=MikeyBoy]Yep, looks like spam to me. IMHO you should report and... (by FurryGuy)
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