Archive for September, 2014

I am continuing to teach C++, which I am now convinced is a specialized language whose main feature is unchecked array access. However, my students discovered a cool application of said feature. I asked students to write some code to turn this elephant into this grid of 4 elephants: They have a primitive bitmap library, which reads […]


On C++

10Sep14

I’m teaching C++ this semester, for CSCI 103 at the University of Southern California. The students are great! However, the transition to this language is challenging. I am trying to build some tools to work around the language, with mixed success. As always, StackOverflow is very helpful, as is the DeathHandler tool on GitHub. With […]