User profile: Cubbi

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User name:Cubbi
Name:Cubbi
Location:Long Island, NY, USA
Website:http://stackoverflow.com/users/273767/cubbi
Bio:First language: PDP-11 assembly (still the best!)
Favorite language for fun: Forth or APL or Haskell
Favorite language for work: C++ (with boost)

Education: Ph.D. in chemistry
Career:
1996: scientific software (phys. chemistry)
2000: OS development (hard real-time/military)
2002: scientific research (biochemistry)
2005: real-time C++ (transportation/city infrastructure)
2012: large scale C++ (finance)

also taught programming in college and published a couple books
(non-English: http://amzn.to/18QDsFI )

Biggest peeve: those who attempt to teach C++ but instead propagate nonsense like
while(!stream.eof()) or while(stream.good())
void main()
Google C++ Style Guide
The FQA
Statistical data
Birthdate:Feb 18, 1976
Gender:Male
Occupation:Engineer
Skills:C
C++
Assembly
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Number of posts:3601
Latest posts:

differences in the declaration
[code]int *p[10][/code] declares p as an array of 10 pointers to int [code]int **p = new int*[10][/...

Is _Complex a macro or an operator?
[code]_Complex[/code] is a keyword, although the normal usage is throgh the macro [code]complex[/cod...

cout & printf (c++)
You can customize it, [i]unlike[/i] in scanf (did you run the code from your first post?)

Significance of nullptr
@vxk, to make sense of your compiler's output, pipe it throgh c++filt -t

Error when using _M_fill_initialize(static_cast<size_type>(__n), __value); in stl_vector.h
That's not a complete error message. Next line or two should tell you where in your code this librar...