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    I'm not sure what you mean. The thread is going...

    I'm not sure what you mean. The thread is going to be static, yes, but when pass the "this" pointer, you can access the current class that called the thread.

    Also, when you say "wrong" I am not...
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    In addition, micromanaging effective and mature...

    In addition, micromanaging effective and mature programmers hinders performance and creativity.

    A manager in a sense is a leader. Good leaders are able to use talents to further their goals,...
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    I agree with DougDbug, I see the two similarly,...

    I agree with DougDbug, I see the two similarly, and often when people write overloaded operators it causes more hassle then its worth.

    That is not to say they have no place, but if you do use them...
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    Depending on the hardware you are using, cameras...

    Depending on the hardware you are using, cameras can actually be quite slow. Are you allowing the camera to operate in snapshot mode? I am assuming this is more a scientific camera? Or not?...
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    I would suggest perhaps using MFC, but I am sure...

    I would suggest perhaps using MFC, but I am sure somewhere I would get beaten by pillow wielding-freaks.

    Honestly, what compiler are you using? I can't believe it would generate mixed code such...
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    You might consider using AfxBeginThread() and...

    You might consider using AfxBeginThread() and setting a global bool flag which lets you know when you can and cannot touch certain resources. This has worked for me, but perhaps is not the best.
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    Everything I am seeing there looks like c# to me....

    Everything I am seeing there looks like c# to me. Is this some sort of API you are using over the top? Cus seeing System:: ... etc makes me think C# or java immediately. Please elaborate, thanks.
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    Hmmm I'm gonna have to go out on a wee limb and...

    Hmmm I'm gonna have to go out on a wee limb and say no...

    The only thing you might have to do to get programs to run and compile would be to create a project in Visual Studio, make sure its C/C++...
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    Uhm, what is fUsername or fPassword for that...

    Uhm, what is fUsername or fPassword for that matter?

    You need to give some more info on what they are...

    Are they edit controls?
  10. Well I would say that its not as bad as gets() or...

    Well I would say that its not as bad as gets() or system("Pause"), it could have use, the aforementioned commands have other things that are just not right with them. They could lead to potentially...
  11. While the loop is useless persay, it can be used...

    While the loop is useless persay, it can be used for other tasks. Hence it is valid I believe. If the OP never uses it ever, still they learned that it can be used for something, so if nothing...
  12. Good point, that would be good for a tutorial. ...

    Good point, that would be good for a tutorial.



    Also a very good point, and thinking about it, I have done this in my own work.



    I'm a bit wary on this, but I profess I wouldn't think...
  13. Thread: Nostalgy

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    You wanna get Pokemon tatooed on your chest? :)

    You wanna get Pokemon tatooed on your chest? :)
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    You can work on more than one thing at a time. ...

    You can work on more than one thing at a time. Some advice, if I may, think of what you can reuse and put those parts into a function. Then consider creating utility files for your functions, so...
  15. I'd be interested to see that actually. Honestly...

    I'd be interested to see that actually. Honestly curious, not being snide :).
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    Granted, I wish there had been a few more balance...

    Granted, I wish there had been a few more balance tweaks. But by and large I agree with you there. Aside from C&C, (back when it had a better quality to it), it was one of the major ones out there....
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    I know I needed it doing tech support... man they...

    I know I needed it doing tech support... man they were impressed ... :)

    it demonstrates flexibility and problem solving if you have it, but you are right, its not terribly useful for the norm.
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    Pretty much :) The whole code bloat is an...

    Pretty much :)

    The whole code bloat is an issue I admit. Perhaps some people feel the "slip-slap-bam" approach of MFC is not right, or complain about the speed of the app under MFC. Perhaps...
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    Wow thats a good looking app Bubba, count me in...

    Wow thats a good looking app Bubba, count me in for testing if you need some help. Do you want full on "Come at it with everything" or just "use this in a normal way and don't place it on the rack"...
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    Because its the cool thing to use c# :) In...

    Because its the cool thing to use c# :)

    In any event, as has been echoed in this thread, pretty much any programming language can be good if you put it in the areas it was designed for. No one...
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    Meh, this is kinda treading on thin ice I think. ...

    Meh, this is kinda treading on thin ice I think. This is treading very close to hacking commercial programs, and it can certainly lead to that, if you are controlling the process itself. Learn...
  22. Thread: Too Few Arguments

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    Oh yes the return Input was in the wrong place, I...

    Oh yes the return Input was in the wrong place, I meant at the end after cin.get(), but my point lacks any new information. So don't worry bout it :) Although technically it should be there, its not...
  23. You can't change a const value at all. It is...

    You can't change a const value at all. It is meant to never ever change while the program is running. You can change it in the code, but not while running the program. Also, before other people...
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    So you admit to it and you are mad? Its kinda...

    So you admit to it and you are mad? Its kinda like jay-walking and then getting a ticket. Its not very serious... but still its against the law and by rights they can ticket you...
  25. Thread: Too Few Arguments

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    Ah, well thats good, but for someone who is new,...

    Ah, well thats good, but for someone who is new, its always good to give a full picture whether or not its needed. Personally, its a little nit, but whatever works I suppose.
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