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:3675
Latest posts:

Do you think memory conservation concerns will be a thing of the past in the future?
I spent the last few years programming servers with anywhere between 0.5 and 1.5 TB of RAM (they can...

Why I Feel Learning C First is a Waste of Time
Haskell and Prolog are awesome, but don't forget two more mind-altering experiencs: Forth and APL!

Why I Feel Learning C First is a Waste of Time
[quote]It should be trivial to write a C application that's not frowned upon by C programmers once y...

Integer with 32 bits.
scanf is complicated enough to please even the C++ purists!

Do you believe smart pointers teach bad habits
[quote=Mechennyy]it's what was mostly used[/quote] That's the premise I am questioning. It was mostl...