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Suggestions of excellent examples of real C/C++ code

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Passing a 2D array to a C++ function

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Best way to split a vector into two smaller arrays?

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Nov 17, 2022 in C++ by Ashwini
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Check if element found in array c++

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Nov 17, 2022 in C++ by Ashwini
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How does #include <bits/stdc++.h> work in C++? [duplicate]

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Jun 21, 2022 in C++ by Damon
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casting int to char using C++ style casting [duplicate]

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Jun 13, 2022 in C++ by Damon
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Read whole ASCII file into C++ std::string

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Aug 23, 2022 in C++ by Nicholas
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get absolute value without using abs function nor if statement

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Aug 17, 2022 in C++ by Nicholas
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Correct way to work with vector of arrays

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Aug 23, 2022 in C++ by Nicholas
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Is there any built-in factorial function in c++?

Although no C function is written particularly for computing factorials, the C math package allows you to compute the gamma function. Because (n) Equals (n-1)!  Using tgamma of i+1 on positive integers returns i!. for (int i = 1 ; ...READ MORE

Aug 2, 2022 in C++ by Damon
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What is the difference between operator overloading and operator overriding in C++?

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Use of min and max functions in C++

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Jun 21, 2022 in C++ by Damon
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Why can't the switch statement be applied on strings?

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Jun 28, 2022 in C++ by Damon
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Making a class abstract without any pure virtual methods

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Aug 17, 2022 in C++ by Nicholas
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Remove elements of a vector inside the loop

I am aware that there are questions like this one, but I was unable to use them to help me decipher my code.  I just want to remove or delete one element from a vector by running a loop over its property.  How can I go about doing that?  I tried the following code, but I got an ambiguous error message: 'operator =' function is unavailable in 'Player’. ...READ MORE

Aug 17, 2022 in C++ by Nicholas
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Why is the size of an empty class in C++ not zero?

Why does the following output 1? #include <iostream> class Test { }; int ...READ MORE

Aug 17, 2022 in C++ by Nicholas
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Differentiate between function overloading and function overriding

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What are the differences between struct and class in C++?

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What is the point of function pointers?

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What is the difference between std::list<std::pair> and std::map in C++ STL?

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Aug 17, 2022 in C++ by Nicholas
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How do I set up Visual Studio Code to compile C++ code?

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Aug 17, 2022 in C++ by Nicholas
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memory allocation for objects

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Aug 16, 2022 in C++ by Nicholas
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What does '&' do in a C++ declaration?

As a C person, I'm attempting to comprehend some C++ code.  The declaration of my function is as follows: int foo(const string &myname) { cout ...READ MORE

Aug 17, 2022 in C++ by Nicholas
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How to end C++ code

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Is C++ considered weakly typed? Why?

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Aug 8, 2022 in C++ by Nicholas
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Why was the ampersand chosen as the symbol for references in C++?

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Aug 16, 2022 in C++ by Nicholas
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How does "this" cascading work?

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Aug 16, 2022 in C++ by Nicholas
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std::cin input with spaces?

#include <string> std::string input; std::cin >> input; The user want to type "Hello World."  However, cin fails to recognise the space between the two words.  How do I get Cin to see the entire Hello World? I'm trying this using structs, and cin.getline doesn't appear to work.  This is my code: struct cd { ...READ MORE

Aug 11, 2022 in C++ by Nicholas
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declaring a priority_queue in c++ with a custom comparator

I'm attempting to declare a priority queue of nodes using the comparator function bool Compare(Node a, Node b) (which is outside the node class). I presently have the following: priority_queue<Node, vector<Node>, Compare> openSet; I'm receiving Error: "Compare" is not a type name for some reason. Adding priority_queue<Node, vector Node>, bool Compare> to the declaration. gives me the error 'Error: expecting a '>' I've also attempted: priority_queue<Node, vector<Node>, Compare()> openSet; priority_queue<Node, ...READ MORE

Aug 11, 2022 in C++ by Nicholas
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Where are the Microsoft Visual C++ 2015-2022 Redistributable (x64) packages installed?

They are, in my opinion, at their best. C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2019\Community\VC\Redist\MSVC It's worth noting ...READ MORE

Jun 15, 2022 in C++ by Damon
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Efficient way to return a std::vector in c++

When delivering a std::vector in a function, how much data is duplicated, and how much of an optimization will it be to place the std::vector in free-store (on the heap) and provide a pointer instead, i.e. is: std::vector *f() { std::vector *result = new ...READ MORE

Aug 11, 2022 in C++ by Nicholas
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(->) arrow operator and (.) dot operator , class pointer

In C++, we know that given a class pointer, we use the (->) arrow operator to access the members of that class, as seen here: #include <iostream> using namespace std; class myclass{ ...READ MORE

Aug 11, 2022 in C++ by Nicholas
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How to Access Subgraphs of an Existing Graph in Boost

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Aug 11, 2022 in C++ by Nicholas
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Is there a maxheap in the C++ standard library?

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Aug 11, 2022 in C++ by Nicholas
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In C, are arrays pointers or used as pointers?

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Aug 11, 2022 in C++ by krishna
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How to generate a random number in C++?

I'm attempting to develop a dice game, and I need random numbers to represent the sides of the die.  I can make a number between 1 and 6).  Using #include <cstdlib> #include <ctime> #include <iostream> using namespace ...READ MORE

Aug 11, 2022 in C++ by Nicholas
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memory allocation for objects

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Aug 11, 2022 in C++ by Nicholas
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how to print \" in C++

I need to print the following string: std::string("-I\"/path/to/dir\" "); Basically, I need to accomplish this since I am generating C++ code using C++ code. I want to use an ofstream to write the above string, so something like ofstream fout; fout << the_string ...READ MORE

Aug 11, 2022 in C++ by Nicholas
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What is a stream in C++?

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Difference between 'struct' and 'typedef struct' in C++?

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Aug 8, 2022 in C++ by Nicholas
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Confused with object arrays in C++

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Aug 11, 2022 in C++ by krishna
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How to convert an instance of std::string to lower case

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Aug 2, 2022 in C++ by Damon
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What's the difference between constexpr and const?

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Aug 5, 2022 in C++ by Damon
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How do you properly use namespaces in C++?

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Aug 8, 2022 in C++ by Nicholas
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How do I create an array of pointers?

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Aug 5, 2022 in C++ by Damon
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How can I get double quotes into a string literal?

I used the printf() command to produce the output seen below: printf("She said time flies like an arrow, ...READ MORE

Aug 5, 2022 in C++ by Nicholas
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std::string length() and size() member functions

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What is dynamic initialization of object in c++?

Dynamic initialization occurs when the initialization value is unknown at compile time.  To initialise the variable, it is calculated at runtime. Example, int factorial(int n) { ...READ MORE

Aug 2, 2022 in C++ by Damon
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How come an array's address is equal to its value in C?

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Aug 8, 2022 in C++ by krishna
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Insert object at index of vector c++

I have to add a new item to the existing object vector.  Although I am aware that an iterator must be used, I am not entirely sure how it operates. I need to insert a new item by name in the precise index that I found after some searching into an alphabetically sorted vector.  I have this, then. vector<Person>people; int index =54; Person temp; people.push_back(temp);//insert at end of ...READ MORE

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