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:3731
Latest posts:

Will rand() ever be deprecated?
Here's what current (april 10th 2015, document n4431) C++17 draft actually says: 26.8[c.math]/5 [ N...

Making your own suffix number like 1.2f and 8589934592L but for larger number than long long
You can do [code]myintfunc(1099511627776_M);[/code] (note the underscore, user-defined literals must...

static scope question
Nice question. In the initializer of a static member variable, class is in scope, so the "i" in int ...

Please, can anyone tell me what are the smallest floating-point numbers in c++ and java?
FWIW, has_denorm_loss is pretty pointless given that it was droped from IEEE-754 in 2008 (here's the...

Active maths forums
...and a different stackexchange for even more advanced things: http://mathoverflow.com