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C++ Scripting: Part 24 – Default Parameters

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We’ve been able to call methods since the very beginning, but we’ve always had to pass all the parameters. Today we’ll add support for default parameters so you can skip them sometimes. There’s a surprising amount of detail involved with this, so read on to learn some caveats of C#, .NET, and C++.

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Simple Regular Expressions

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Lately I’ve been seeing a lot of AS3 code that uses regular expressions where the normal methods of the String class would seem to suffice. It seems common among programmers of all languages to catch on to new trends even when they do not particularly apply to the task at hand. For example, a new C++ or Java programmer may use templates or generics even for classes where only one data type will likely ever be used. I don’t know why programmers do this and I won’t attempt to tackle such a topic. Instead, I’ll do a test to show why this is a bad idea from a performance perspective.

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The Truth of Strings

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What strings are true? The answer may surprise you.

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