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:3772
Latest posts:

What's a c++ style array?
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How to change color of text on LInux
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Exception specification in derived class destructors
[quote=Quark]I doubt that C++11 forbids a destructor to throw since C++03 allows it. That change wou...

About cin.fail()
cppreference has a summary of all conditions that set those bits: http://en.cppreference.com/w/cpp/i...

Agument to constexpr functions
[quote=helios]What's the rationale behind that decision?[/quote] http://open-std.org/JTC1/SC22/WG21/...