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comparison of an unsigned variable to 0

When I execute the following loop : unsigned m; for( m = 10; m >= 0; --m ){ printf("%d\n",m); } the loop doesn't stop at m==0, it keeps executing interminably, so I thought that ...
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Do Fortran compilers really generate faster code than C compilers?

When I was studying in the university I often heard the idea that Fortran compilers produced faster code than C compilers for an equivalent program. The key reasoning went like this: a Fortran ...
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Teaching a QA person to program [closed]

I have a friend who has been doing QA for about a year and wants to further their career. I have always leaned to C using gcc and makefiles as you have to do everything yourself. I have also read ...