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Everyday Shortcuts

Posted 07-14-2017 at 05:33 PM by rtmistler
Updated 09-07-2017 at 10:09 AM by rtmistler

A recent blog posting highlighted to me a former shortcut.

This one is supposed to be fun and not "in your face", or "I'm smarter than you!", just some stuff that comes to mind over the years. Oddly enough, sometimes I comment about these things, to people my age, and they have no idea about them. You'd figure ... but then again, I guess we all have variations in our teachings and life experiences. I guess I also had good math teachers.

These are...
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Linux Set-Up, Write, Compile, & Debug of C Programs for Beginners

Posted 07-14-2017 at 04:43 PM by rtmistler

If you are a beginning programmer and have questions about how to get started, this blog entry may be helpful to guide you. If you already can edit code, compile it, run it, and debug it, then this blog entry is not for you.

This blog entry is not about Windows, MAC, graphical programming, or Integrated Development Environments (IDE).

This blog entry is intended to guide a new programmer to learn how to set-up C tools under Linux, edit and compile code, and how to debug....
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Debugging C Programs Using GDB (Including core dumps!)

Posted 12-01-2015 at 03:32 PM by rtmistler
Updated 12-07-2015 at 08:34 AM by rtmistler

The added (including core dumps!) to my title is actually the main reason for me deciding to write this entry.

So very many times I see new programmers who write something, it compiles, so they run it, and then they are stumped because their programming resulted in a segment violation and possibly a core file. And now they're stuck, not knowing why this occurred and also having no real idea how to proceed.

Background - What Likely Led to This State/Situation
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LQ Questions of ... Question

Posted 07-23-2015 at 03:50 PM by rtmistler
Updated 07-27-2015 at 08:20 AM by rtmistler

In volunteering to monitor LQ questions, I'm looking at new questions that are incomplete or just bad questions.

These are my notes intended to submit to Jeremy once this monitor period has progress sufficiently.

Update 7/27/15 - Stopping this activity. Conclusions + follow-up (some shown within) Due to my time requirements this week I likely will not have sufficient time to keep pace as I did a few days last week. Not all the questions were ideal for the canned response....
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Adding [code][/code] tags to your posts

Posted 12-02-2014 at 07:23 AM by rtmistler
Updated 01-07-2015 at 07:49 AM by rtmistler

In LQ it is beneficial to use [code][/code] tags around your code.

All you need to do is to border your code with the [code][/code] tags and the result will appear as following:
Code:
#include <stdio.h>

int main()
{
 ...
}
Do I have to type the tags in, or are there widgets to help me with this?
In Advanced edit mode the # (number sign) icon will assist you with this, it will add tags around selected text, or add tags where you can then type...
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