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:3565
Latest posts:

Compelling use of Friends?
operator* is more commonly implemented in terms of operator*= and does not need to access any privat...

Is std::iostream a good example of Multiple Inheritance?
MI has many common uses: policy-based design ("Modern C++ Design" is full of basic examples, and sim...

Format of Output and put_money
1. Define "does not work" 2. What do you expect the line "std::locale();" to do? Did you mean std::c...

How to know if a variable has been accessed
Sounds like what you need is a debugger. [output](dbx) stop access r &x,sizeof(x) ...

Variables differences in C++ and Java
since Prolog was brought up, a Prolog variable is essentially a pointer, which starts off null and i...