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:3572
Latest posts:

Programming Careers?
software engineers are pretty portable between industries, no need to focus too narrow. For example,...

Multithreading
C++11 makes it pretty straightforward: [code]#include <thread> #include <future> #include <iostream...

UML
[quote]Do you use UML? [/quote] I use it occasionally to communicate design, e.g. drawing on a white...

Need help with connect() in Sockets - C++
it's a pointer to sockaddr because the socket library is using a form of OOP: sockaddr is the "base ...

Operator Overloading in Value class
To begin with, this isn't C++ at all.