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General Loop Statements in Modern C++

Each loop statement in C++ has its loop body which is executed repeatedly until the loop condition expression that yields a loop condition becomes false (otherwise, the loop will run “forever”). The statement continue can be used to interrupt the current iteration and skip the rest of the loop body to immediately check the loop condition before continuing. A whole loop statement can be…
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Switch Statement in Modern C++

The C++ language provides the switch statement which can be used to replace the set of if statements (see If Statements in Modern C++). First of all, let’s define the enum type Traffic_light_color as follows: enum class Traffic_light_color { red, yellow, green…
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Learn About Bitmap Operations In C++ Builder (FireMonkey)

Bitmap is a standard for reading and writing pixels of images of applications on all platforms (Windows, MacOS, iOS, Android, Linux, …). A Bitmap includes bitmap information and full uncompressed image in pixels. Each pixel of this uncompressed image consists 4 color members called ARGB (Alpha Red Green Blue) and it can be set or shown as 0xAABBCCDD in hexadecimal format.
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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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Helpers for Generic C++ Code Iterating Over Sequences

The iterator library that is part of the C++ Standard Library provides the following helpers for writing generic code: #include <iterator> // helpers are defined here template<class Container> void foo(Container& c) { // Generic way to obtain (constant) iterators auto b = std::begin(c); // (1) auto cb = std::cbegin(c); // (2) auto e = std::end(c); //…
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