Thread: Some Ideas

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    Some Ideas

    Any ideas for a simple program, possibly including some simple classes?

    I like writing things that actually accomplish tasks rather than just show that you can use certain pregramming techniques.

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    write a program that will catalog all your cds and movies, then randomly select one so that you can play it.

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    Devil's Advocate SlyMaelstrom's Avatar
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    Out of scope
    You should also be able to sort that catalog by name, genre, and release year as well as add to and remove from the catalog.
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    semi-colon generator ChaosEngine's Avatar
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    try writing the program in a modular way. Write the core functionality as a library, then try exposing different interfaces to it. The two obvious ones are command line (easiest) and GUI (try to use a cross platform toolkit like wxwidgets), but if you're feeling adventurous you could also try creating it as a client-server app that you can access remotely or expose a scripting interface via boost.python.

    Think about the component interface you want to expose.
    "I saw a sign that said 'Drink Canada Dry', so I started"
    -- Brendan Behan

    Free Compiler: Visual C++ 2005 Express
    If you program in C++, you need Boost. You should also know how to use the Standard Library (STL). Want to make games? After reading this, I don't like WxWidgets anymore. Want to add some scripting to your App?

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