Alok is a long time C & C++ enthusiast.He wrote his first commercial C++ program more than a decade ago and has been in love with C++ ever since. He is known to dabble in Java,Pro-C,SQL,PLSQL,Unix scripting & many more languages.He has worked in various technical roles ranging from a programmer to a technical solutions architect.In his spare time he loves answering questions,especially on C & C++.

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SO Milestones:

  • c++ Gold Badge (18/07/2011)
  • c Gold Badge (02/01/2011)
  • legendary Legendary Badge (29/05/2012)

Some personal favorite answers:-

  • Why I can't initialize non-const static member or static array in class?
  • When to mark a function in C++ as a virtual?
  • Previous definition error
  • Destructor not invoked when an exception is thrown in the constructor

Contribution to c++-faq :-

  • What are Access specifiers? Should I inherit with private,protected or public?
  • Why should one replace default new and delete operators?
  • How should I write ISO C++ Standard conformant custom new and delete operators?
  • What is this weird colon-member syntax in the constructor?
  • What is the difference between char a[] = "string"; and "char *p = string;"

External links he likes/recommends:

  • C++ Faq
  • Bjarne Stroustrup's C++ Style and Technique FAQ
  • Bjarne Stroustrup's general faq
  • C-Faq
  • Clockwise Spiral Rule
  • What Every Programmer Should Know About Floating-Point Arithmetic
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