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Modern Windows "Hello World" 3D Example in C++ Builder

If you are a beginner “Hello World” examples are good to understand feature of that programming language. It is good to understand how to edit text, how to write in its format, how to compile and link, how to debug and execute, how to deploy or release. This example below is a modern “Hello World” example on Windows which runs with C++ Builder. Modern applications has…
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Range-for-statement in Modern C++

Since C++11 there are elegant way to access each element of a containers (or, more generally, sequences) – so called range-for-statement. The syntaxes are follow: template<class Container> void foo(Container& container) { for (auto element : container); // (1) for (const auto element : container); // (2) for (auto& element : container); // (3) for…
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Learn Basic Components in C++ Builder (QuickLook Part 1)

In this article we will add some quick methods to show how to use basic components in C++ Builder. Most of component properties and methods are same in VCL and FMX projects. If you are a beginner we highly recommend you to watch this Introduction To C++ Windows Development With C++Builder video to understand C++ Builder / RAD Studio IDE interface and some basic mechanisms. This video will help…
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Reverse Iterators in C++

By using bidirectional iterator or random access iterator (see Iterator Categories in C++) it’s possible to traverse the sequence in backward direction by using operator -- or by using the special adapter template class std::reverse_iterator. But why to bother with reverse iterators if the operator -- is available for iterators with bidirectional traversing capabilities? The answer is…
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