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February 9th, 2005, 9:29 am
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: C++ as painless as possible...
Replies: 18
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### C++ as painless as possible...

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: DCFC. A weakness of Stroustrup's book is that it is light on programming, and tends to assume that you knw what you want to achieve at the coding level, and sets ouit to show you how to do this.I.This is not a weakness, it is an assumption that must be made explicit. So...
February 9th, 2005, 9:04 am
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: C++ as painless as possible...
Replies: 18
Views: 161299

### C++ as painless as possible...

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: DCFCI observe that books on programming do badly in the market. Lots and lots of books on each language, but there are very few that take you through the mental process of building code rather than syntax.I agree 100%. This mental process from my viewpoint I call analys...
February 9th, 2005, 8:23 am
Forum: Numerical Methods Forum
Topic: Finite difference - CFD technique
Replies: 525
Views: 272340

### Finite difference - CFD technique

This is Prof. N.N. Janenko, author of "Fractional Steps". Taken in Paris, France 1977
February 8th, 2005, 8:11 pm
Forum: Numerical Methods Forum
Topic: Finite difference - CFD technique
Replies: 525
Views: 272340

### Finite difference - CFD technique

<t>Blade,I have a question relating to ADI etc. I am a bit uneasy about the arbitrary nature of splitting. What about splitting in advection and diffusion directions?Maybe interesting. Do splitting as ... leg1 : solve Goursat problem (Ut = aUx + bUy + cUxy): can get good schemes, could even use EX i...
February 8th, 2005, 7:51 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: C++ as painless as possible...
Replies: 18
Views: 161299

### C++ as painless as possible...

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: mjQuoteOriginally posted by: matt247ryanhello, can anyone please refer me to some good book on c++? i !personally i think stroustrup is a terrible introduction but a good reference.try Eckel or Lippman or Koenig and MooIMO Stroustrup can only be apprecated when 1) you k...
February 8th, 2005, 4:20 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: C++ as painless as possible...
Replies: 18
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### C++ as painless as possible...

QuoteOriginally posted by: DCFCI've got a 1st edition of Stroustrup, and it's only about 600 pages......You mean the second edition?, first that I have 1987 has 328 pages. I wish it did have 600 pages at the time!
February 8th, 2005, 3:22 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: C++ as painless as possible...
Replies: 18
Views: 161299

### C++ as painless as possible...

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: DCFCMFC is crap, this is true.However there's a lot of this stuff out there, and one frequently does not have the luxury of starting with a clean screen.I just talked to a developer who knows MFC and .NET. He says that a problem that takes 3 weeks in MFC costs him a wee...
February 8th, 2005, 2:46 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: C++ as painless as possible...
Replies: 18
Views: 161299

### C++ as painless as possible...

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: DCFCMFC is crap, this is true.However there's a lot of this stuff out there, and one frequently does not have the luxury of starting with a clean screen. Agree. But if you can avoid it ... there are nicer things to do. Of course, that's another story. What's the song "n...
February 8th, 2005, 2:31 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: C++ as painless as possible...
Replies: 18
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### C++ as painless as possible...

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: DCFCSeriously, though, C++ is a big language, loads of stuff there, and that before we get to STL,MFC et al.In my view that the best up and running guide to C++ is the part of Stroustrup's book where he does a quick overview. STL is part of the C++ standard, so it's por...
February 8th, 2005, 2:23 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: C++ as painless as possible...
Replies: 18
Views: 161299

### C++ as painless as possible...

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: matt247ryanhello, can anyone please refer me to some good book on c++? i need to get to grips with this language asap. i already know (knew) c and vb and haven't time to mess around with 700 page texts. just something quick and to the point that will get me up and runni...
February 6th, 2005, 12:29 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: London Wilmotters Counting House 17 March 2005 Suggestion?
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### London Wilmotters Counting House 17 March 2005 Suggestion?

Dominic, PaulAre there plans for a get together in March? My one is posted.
February 5th, 2005, 7:17 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: simple C code
Replies: 11
Views: 161207

### simple C code

QuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelLook Cuchulain,You have made three attempts at posting a solution to the SPAAGs problem ..Cheersfirst 2 versions have been removed. Solution in C++.
February 5th, 2005, 7:12 pm
Forum: Numerical Methods Forum
Topic: Finite difference - CFD technique
Replies: 525
Views: 272340

### Finite difference - CFD technique

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: yomiNext step - I will attempt to apply RBF methods to 2D/3D pdesYomi,Here's another hair-brained idea of mine. I call it "Soviet Splitting meets Meshless". It goes as follows. Let's take 2d heat equation Ut = Uxx + UyyI still want to do spltting in time t (usual stuff)...
February 5th, 2005, 6:46 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: simple C code
Replies: 11
Views: 161207

### simple C code

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: daveangelLook Cuchulain,You have made three attempts at posting a solution to the SPAAGs problem .. remember the title of the thread "simple C Code".I have no doubt that the design isnt foolproof but that was not what SPAAG wanted.CheersDaveangelOk, point taken. My real...
February 5th, 2005, 3:52 pm
Forum: Book And Research Paper Forum
Topic: Option Pricing of Exotic Options
Replies: 6
Views: 161722

### Option Pricing of Exotic Options

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: exotiqI have yet to find any book or combination of books ...Me too In particular, to take a very simple example of the payoff functionmax (S-K, 0) and what the real 1) financial, 2) PDE and 3) numerical consequences are of the discontinuity at S = K (I have some ideas ...