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:3737
Latest posts:

When to use explicit?
[quote]It has meaning only when applied to constructor which can be called with exactly 1 argument p...

When is assert() to be used?
C++ (and C) has a well-established tradition of [i]narrow contracts[/i]: functions have precondition...

lvalue and rvalue
[quote=iKjetil]So the rules that rvalues cannot be taked address of is wrong? [/quote] Nothing in yo...

double ended vector?
Is http://www.boost.org/doc/libs/1_58_0/doc/html/boost/circular_buffe_idp26654784.html what you need...

Template and Class Specialisation
What book is it? [quote=Drakonaut]I don't understand what is that "<X>" for in this case[/quote] Ne...