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Lions and Tigers and Pointers, oh my!
I’ve been spending time at SO again lately (dunno why) and I am again impressed by how confused people get by the idea of pointers. It really doesn’t see...
[11 replies] Last: I personally do not like the design of Java, and do not understand how... (by Duthomhas)
Finally switched to Linux Mint (1,2,3)
Got a new PC (finally) and since it is really nice, modern hardware I am finally making the move from Windows. I liked Windows 7. Very clean, good OS. Windo...
[45 replies] Last: Don’t archive me yet. (by Duthomhas)
Happy (belated) 60th birthday Basic!
https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2024/05/the-basic-programming-language-turns-60/ My first introduction to programming was using HP's version of Dartmouth Bas...
[12 replies] Last: I had a C=128, a souped-up version of C=64, several C=1541 floppy driv... (by George P)
functional/monadic extensions of std::expected
https://www.cppstories.com/2024/expected-cpp23-monadic/ It's C++ - but not as we know it!
[2 replies] Last: Great. I can’t stand monads. They contaminate everything they touch. (by Duthomhas)
Daily bit(e) of C++ | Optimizing code to run 87x faster
[11 replies] Last: Ah, I misread. IDK. Good question. (by Duthomhas)
by helios
Bad Apple!!
I made a thing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rt5VUOLRues https://github.com/Helios-vmg/spindafy Check out the video I linked in the description or it won'...
[7 replies] Last: I'm thinking a good strategy is to get a histogram of the selected pat... (by helios)
Understand internals of std::expected
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Made the mistake of trying to help out at SO again.
I guess I’ll never learn. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/78396197/is-there-a-cleaner-way-to-write-this-c-code Closed as “opinion-based”. ...
[4 replies] Last: Then we can pull it all together in: main.c #include <iso646.h> #... (by Duthomhas)
It bugs me that parts of the Ranges library allows UB, or doesn't have bounds checking. Given the recent criticism of C++ being an "unsafe language", I wonder w...
[15 replies] Last: @Peter87 Thanks for your great post :+) I don't think I have ever us... (by TheIdeasMan)
I just cannot understand this driving behavior...
People where I live (NJ) are weird, but I’ve had this happen in places like NM too. Today I was coming home in my big ol’ pickup truck, and the neighborhoo...
[9 replies] Last: The other driver then came to a full and complete stop also. And just... (by George P)
What windows/gui library? (1,2,3)
What windows/gui library would you fellas recommend for someone starting out as their first entry? I know some SFML, but I am curious what you would have recomm...
[49 replies] Last: I never had a complete lockup, but very sluggish and either it taking ... (by SubZeroWins)
by zapshe
I've been working an odd job
I've been doing this remote job where you train an AI. You give the AI a prompt, it does the code, you evaluate and critique the code if need be. Pays pretty we...
[5 replies] Last: app.dataannotation.tech There is a coding assessment you have to pass... (by zapshe)
Guidelines are not rules
See: https://arne-mertz.de/2024/03/core-guidelines-are-not-rules/
[9 replies] Last: There were rules? "There are rules, and then there are rules ."... (by George P)
Linux XZ Utils hacked
How one volunteer stopped a backdoor from exposing Linux systems worldwide https://www.theverge.com/2024/4/2/24119342/xz-utils-linux-backdoor-attempt This ...
[4 replies] Last: I thought the attack only targeted some of the enterprise-type server... (by keskiverto)
by Ganado
One thing I don't like about references in C++...
Let's say I'm searching through a codebase for "fooVar", because I want to see all the places that the fooVar variable gets set. I get line-item results like: ...
[11 replies] Last: Another thing I find myself using macros for more and more often is th... (by Duthomhas)
C++ Safety in Context
See: https://herbsutter.com/2024/03/11/safety-in-context/
[6 replies] Last: @keskiverto I posted because of the comedy of not agreeing about the ... (by TheIdeasMan)
Cools stuff I’m not gonna use
Heh, wanted to just do a simple string match — nothing fancy even, just has to test for an exact match in a small set of strings... There’re all kinds of...
[3 replies] Last: So, I’m looking over my old code and tweaking it to put up for all t... (by Duthomhas)
Program testing works... when you’ve enabled it...
Spent two hours trying to figure out why my X11 window wasn’t getting keyboard focus and input. It was. ...I had just turned off all my debugging output ...
[2 replies] Last: Heh, I told Windows to take a hike. I’m very happily running Linux ... (by Duthomhas)
git mv command
Hi.I hope it is ok to ask GIT questions here. I have a local directory - lets call it dir1, where i have couple of files, and commit history (in local and re...
[1 reply] : Is it truly "deleted"? man git-log mentions: --follow Continue l... (by keskiverto)
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