Thread: First Program - would like improvement suggestions

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    First Program - would like improvement suggestions

    I'm not sure where to post this, but figured this would be the best place.
    If it isn't or I'm not supposed to make posts like this at all, please let me know so I can avoid it in future.

    Anyway, I finally finished my very first complete program that wasn't a tutorial.
    It's nothing big, just a simple dice generator that let's you choose between a d4 up to d100 and how often you want to roll, then writes the results to a file.

    Well, I'd like some critique on it, especially what could be done better or expanded.
    You don't need to go into detail, just a short mention is enough.
    I'll figure the rest out myself.

    I'll say thanks in advance for any help offered,


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    With a couple of parameters, the body of every single case could be made into a single function.

    So you cases look like
    case 1:
      doRolls( 4 );
    case 2:
      doRolls( 6 );
    If you dance barefoot on the broken glass of undefined behaviour, you've got to expect the occasional cut.
    If at first you don't succeed, try writing your phone number on the exam paper.

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    Sounds nice, I'll look into it.
    Thanks for the suggestion.

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