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John Bode
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Why is int in C in practice at least a 32 bit type today, despite it being developed on/for the PDP-11, a 16 bit machine?

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Why can't arrays be passed as function arguments in C?

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Initialize minimum value to INT_MAX or to first scanf call

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C99: Alternative to "static" variable declaration?

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Naming convention for functions that mutate arguments vs creating a new object

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Should functions depend on other functions?

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Cases of memory management where it is reasonable to separate program into several execs

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How is design using C different from C++?

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What goes into a computer deciding how many memory locations to assign for specific data types in C?

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Why are people coding "C-style C++"?

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Why are magic numbers bad practice?

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How is memory unsafety generated, found, exploited and fixed?

2 votes

If C isn't object oriented, then C is _____ oriented?

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why aren't the platform specific integer types in C and C++ (short, int, long) deprecated?

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Does the gcc optimize out local arrays the same way it would optimize out a local variable?

5 votes

Why are multiple programming languages used in the development of one product or piece of software?

2 votes

What does Robert C. Martin mean by SQL being unnecessary?

4 votes

Is source code generation an anti-pattern?

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Why do many functions that return structures in C, actually return pointers to structures?

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Return array pointers vs. populating an array inserted as a parameter?

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Is segfault always the programmer's mistake?

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Why exactly does Java not allow numeric conditionals like if(5) { ...} if C does?

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How and why do we have underscores in variable naming

3 votes

Do I sacrifice shorter variable names for longer "columned" code?

1 vote

Does one have to write multiple "flavors" of C/C++ code for each intended platform?

1 vote

Equivalent of C library functions

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Definition of Generic function

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Struct "prototypes" in (plain)C?

4 votes

Coding standard for clarity: comment every line of code?

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How is I/O implemented in C?

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