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: C++17 with concepts and ranges

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 (I wrote https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20140503193653-3046051-why-google-style-guide-for-c-is-a-deal-breaker )
The FQA

Opinions are my own and do not represent the position of my employer.
Statistical data
Birthdate:Feb 18, 1976
Gender:Male
Occupation:Finance
Skills:C
C++
Assembly
Scala
History
Joined:
Number of posts:4160
Latest posts:

passing a std::list to function
[quote]Though the cppreference page doesn't mention it,[/quote] does now

reversing an array?
[quote=Arslan7041]how this helps the OP understand how an array can be reversed.[/quote] to be fair,...

Using extraction operator on a stream for a function argument
[quote=Abbotta4]the atom objects will have upwards of 20 members to read in [...] it would be much c...

Why can't we specialize a template class inside another namespace?
[quote]Is this then okay as per C++17?[/quote] no, it has to be an enclosing namespace. The rule for...

Why can't we specialize a template class inside another namespace?
This was actually changed in C++17 as a defect report (so it will apply to previous revisions), the ...