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
Favorite language for fun: Forth or APL or Haskell
Favorite language for work: C++14 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 infrastructure C++ (finance)

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

also wrote much of http://cppreference.com

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

Opinions are my own and do not represent the position of my employer.
Statistical data
Birthdate:Feb 18, 1976
Gender:Male
Occupation:Engineer
Skills:C
C++
Assembly
History
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Number of posts:3700
Latest posts:

Change from C++ to C
[quote]I didn't know that C doesn't support bool b= true; [/quote] Of course it does, you just need ...

istream estraction of unsigned values
This is actually the open LWG issue http://www.open-std.org/jtc1/sc22/wg21/docs/lwg-active.html#1169...

istream estraction of unsigned values
Clang produces [s]the expected[/s] zero: http://coliru.stacked-crooked.com/a/c1af407dbb0c1005 -- ch...

ISO C++14 is now standard.
As far as I recall, some people were of the opinion that, unlike make_shared, any programmer can wri...

Question About *Nix Systems
Can we forget ancient history for a moment? Today (and for many years actually), Unix is a part of ...