Archive for the ‘C++’ Category


Tuesday, June 23, 2009 20:33 1 Comment

Doxygen is a source code documentation generator tool. Comment blocks are constructed like this: (JavaDoc style) /** *  multiline bloc… some text */ /// single ling comment… some text “some text” can be replaced with various special commands in order to make the generated documentation more user friendly. Doxygen special commans overview.

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C++ static keyword

Tuesday, June 23, 2009 1:10 No Comments

The static keyword can be used in the following situations. When you declare a variable or function at file scope (global and/or namespace scope), the static keyword specifies that the variable or function has internal linkage. When you declare a variable, the variable has static duration and the compiler initializes it to 0 unless you [...]

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C++ Generate random numbers in Range

Monday, June 8, 2009 17:06 No Comments

To make use of the rand() command you must include the cstdlib library #include <cstdlib> Before we generate a random number we call the srand(int) function to seed the randomizer so we dont get the same random number each time. #include <ctime> srand(time(NULL)); // time(NULL) returns seconds since 1.1.1970 To get the random number in [...]

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Eclipse square bracket [] problem

Saturday, June 6, 2009 18:04 No Comments

Some people will experience a problem with Eclipse when trying to close the square brackets []. Eclipse will complain about not beeing able to evaluate a text selection and it won’t allow you typing that closing bracket. I got frustrated a bit because of not knowing whats going on. It wasn’t possible to write simple [...]

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