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++14/1z, 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 (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:3983
Latest posts:

Program access
[quote]1. The Program accepts only numbers and blocks out alphabet characters/letters.[/quote] Okay,...

getline and wchar_t
[code]#include <string> ... std::cout << "Enter the filename with extension \n"; std::strin...

How to display Greek chars in console ?
Sounds like you're not using Visual Studio (which is what my #ifdef _MSC_VER was pivoting on).. I d...

How to display Greek chars in console ?
[quote=f9t0]A cross-platform solution would be best, [/quote] As written it is already cross-platfor...

copy constructor
[quote]why copy constructor is not called when return value of s1.fun is used to initialize s3 objec...