Not only does Bjarne Stroustrup read and answer e-mails concerning his books – I imagine he gets quite a lot of these – he even does it very quickly!
They were a long time in the making, but today, I completed the last of the exercises from Stroustrup’s “Programming – Principles and Practice Using C++” (the first edition, to be precise).
While working on one of the last exercises in Stroustrup’s Programming – Principles and Practice Using C++, I came across this little problem: assume you want to sort an array of C-style strings using
qsort() from the C standard library (
<cstdlib> in C++ or
<stdlib.h> in C).
Disclaimer: these are friendly hyperboles after attending a few technology-minded meetups in the role of somebody looking to make connections and eventually land a job.
I bumped into a strange problem with reading a text file recently. The file described the layout of a Nonogram for a program my father was working on: