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

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
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Number of posts:3636
Latest posts:

C++ Project Structure question
[quote]Do C++ projects tend to have a sub-directory per namespace? Or do you instead have sub-direct...

c++ not yet implemented possible way to shrink array with delete operator
[quote]We can't use the std::vector[/quote] But that's where that functionality is implemented in th...

Exceptions
[quote=LB]Aside from memory allocation, why would I be throwing exceptions from ctors though?[/quote...

Exceptions
this thread grew a lot! [quote=LB]I have yet to research the new C++11 multithreading classes, but f...

Exceptions
er, sorry, Acquisition, not Allocation. I don't see how could anyone think otherwise. If the resou...