C and C++ Programming Tips

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TipAuthorRating (votes)
gets() is bad.Sean 6.0
Fastest raise to power.Ezzetabi 6.0
Run code in Different compilersNaren Varma 6.0
Test pieces of your code earlyHardi Pertel 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
Prefer pre-increment and pre-decrementKarl 6.0
Executing system commandsSean 6.0
String to integerMayur Avhad 5.9
Use const variables as function parameters when pobeyonddc 5.9
Use STL containers instead of C arraysSang-drax 5.9
pre & post increment & decrement operators jay 5.9
Turn on all compiler warningsMaragato 5.8
Modifying const variablesWiro Sableng 5.8
finding size of variable without using sizeof()Rajesh punia 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
.c is used for c while .cpp is used for c++G.P. 5.7
beware of loop invarinatsIain 5.7
Be careful of Magic behaviour due to compilers manik 5.7
Member Functions are inline by default (C++)Ash 5.7
Get a copy of the standardThantos 5.7
Comment!VOX 5.7
Don't use fflush(stdin)Shakti 5.6

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