C and C++ Programming Tips

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TipAuthorRating (votes)
Test pieces of your code earlyHardi Pertel 6.0
.c is used for c while .cpp is used for c++G.P. 6.0
One instruction per lineLudovic Flender 6.0
Make backupsVox 6.0
Reuse Old CodeTimofei Gerasimov 6.0
Pointer arithmetic trickinessvishesh jain 6.0
Always check for NULL (in C)Webmaster 6.0
Executing system commandsSean 6.0
Copy constructorAli Nawkhas Murad 6.0
String to integerMayur Avhad 5.9
Use const variables as function parameters when pobeyonddc 5.9
Avoid stl set non-const iteratorsIgor 5.9
Declaration of abstract class in c++Ali Nawkhas Murad 5.9
Prefer pre-increment and pre-decrementKarl 5.9
Use STL containers instead of C arraysSang-drax 5.9
Modifying const variablesWiro Sableng 5.9
pre & post increment & decrement operators jay 5.9
Better enumsBrent 5.9
Turn on all compiler warningsMaragato 5.8
Avoid memory wastageArthi 5.8
Operator Associativity and HierarchyAvinash 5.8
Use multiple filesThantos 5.8
Use <constant> == <value>Webmaster 5.8
Commenting out code with the preprocessorWebmaster 5.7
Goto vs. Higher-level control structuresSean 5.7
Member Functions are inline by default (C++)Ash 5.7
beware of loop invarinatsIain 5.7
Be careful of Magic behaviour due to compilers manik 5.7
Comment!VOX 5.7
Don't use fflush(stdin)Shakti 5.6

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