Preamble One of the concepts used in writing Python code is "Easier to ask for forgiveness than permission", aka EAFP. Literally this means that instead of doing checks, whether an operation is ...
Why standard C++ doesn't respect system (foreign or hardware) exceptions? E.g. when null pointer dereference occurs, stack isn't unwound, destructors aren't called, and RAII doesn't work. The ...
Back in school some 10+ years ago, they were teaching you to use exception specifiers. Since my background is as one of them Torvaldish C programmers who stubbornly avoids C++ unless forced to, I only ...