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:3948
Latest posts:

Threading performance
if you have some reasonable number of those (say, 300 or less), they may as well each have a dedicat...

Portable fibers
[quote]Not part of Boost (yet)[/quote] boost.fiber was just accepted earlier this month http://lists...

How to declare array of strings & types <C++11
[quote=h4ever] [code]std::string predefArgs[] = { "Some", "Other", "Strings" };[/code] I cannot use...

How to declare array of strings & types <C++11
[quote]error: : 'Wrapper::{ctor}' : constructors not allowed a return type[/quote] based on that and...

Generic programming using std::transform()
[quote][code]5. for(int n: data) std::cout << n << ' '; std::cout << '\n';[/code] The idea is to rem...