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:3718
Latest posts:

Do professionals know every std function?
It's from std::abort to std::wstringstream :) otherwise, +1 to MiiNiPaa. Even though C++ standard l...

Insertind dashes in int.
You could be cute and let C++ do this for you: [code]#include <iostream> #include <locale> struct ...

operator overloading
B::operator A() const { return A(x); } is a user-defined conversion function from B to A. http://en...

Visual Studio and c++11
[quote=Clint Westwood]what compiler would be the closest to "pure" c++ ?[/quote] clang++ version 3.5...

returning by reference from function
The behavior is undefined, anything can happen, including the output of 10. For more detail, see th...