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:3596
Latest posts:

++ operator overloading - please explain
What you have is a post-increment operator. To post-increment an object means doing three things: 1...

How to distinguish between std:: function
In some cases, you could use function::target_type and function::target to tell if two std::function...

seekg() not working as expected
C++11 made it possible to seek away from EOF. I think the problem is the use of seekg on a file ope...

Multi-threaded programming
@mcprakash while Peter is busy, http://en.cppreference.com/w/cpp/atomic and http://www.cplusplus.com...

C++ 14
[quote] Now the three year wait for the next expected standard[/quote] The filesystem TS is done an...