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comment Why hasn't a faster, “better” language than C come out?
@Giorgio "as long as people know how to use it." follows that quote. If you're an expert in C++, you will write code faster than in C. I agree the sentence is a bit weird though, but also old enough for me to not edit. :)
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comment How important is understanding the coding behind sorts?
@AndrewMartin: Quite the opposite. As the answer states, there's generally never a need to write them. They exist in libraries already, or the libraries you're using already sort the data if needed. It's a very low-level thing. And if you did find your self in a place to need to write one, who cares if you can magically write the best version off the top of your head? I doubt anyone could. Just look it up.
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comment Does auto make C++ code harder to understand?
@paul23: What does using auto versus the type gain you, then, if your only objection is "I don't know how to use this". Either makes you look it up anyway.
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comment Real programmers use debuggers?
@Job: Take a look at en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Formal_verification#Industry_usage
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comment Real programmers use debuggers?
"one can never prove that a program is correct" That's not true.
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comment The “blub paradox” and c++
Coroutines are isomorphic to functors.
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answered Real-world scenarios for protected methods
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comment Real-world scenarios for protected methods
Why -1? This is the first thing I thought of.