I've seen some projects that - with each new year - start to change all files in their source-tree to update the copyright year. Isn't this just pushing hot air on a level of magnitude? AFAIK: ...
Before you whip out your snarky comments, I know -- this is a nooby question. This is my first time using a C based language. I'm an undergrad student learning Objective C for a computer science ...
Why do we need to include both the .h and .cpp files , while we can make it works with making just a .cpp file and then including it . For example, Creating a file.h containing declarations, then ...
Private variables are a way to hide complexity and implementation details to the user of a class. This is a rather nice feature. But I do not understand why in c++ we need to put them in the header of ...
I was reading another thread where a guy asked about C++ books for beginners, and one of the programmers answering wrote this: Some warnings: avoid all books that present an "hello world" stating ...
In C, you cannot have the function definition/implementation inside the header file. However, in C++ you can have full method implementation inside the header file. Why is the behaviour different?
this says header files are bad design, but I don't know why. The answers specified there are about the inefficiency of header file when building. Why it is bad design is not really touched upon. As ...