Programming Error – Unintended String Concatenation

In an effort to be helpful, C and C++ compilers concatenate adjacent strings together. In the following example, the compiler will concatenate the two strings into a single string: printf("This is a string " "and this is another string."); Which is probably what you intended anyway. Because C and C++ are free form languages, adjacent […]


Programming Error – Incorrect Array Declaration

In C++, we can declare an array by using the new operator: char *p = new char[50]; // dynamically allocate an array of 50 char This is useful in functions when we don’t know in advance how large the array should be or if we want to allocate the array in the heap instead of […]