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Icon   Xupicor is plowing away, but still not in IT. Buggers.

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  1. In Topic: Using "notepad++" in order to write programs in "c++"

    Posted 8 Mar 2014

    Some editors, like PHP editor in Netbeans IDE, can highlight certain things inside of strings - like variable names. Similarly C++ editor for Netbeans can highlight escape sequences in a string, and broken escape sequences.

    To highlight arbitrary word inside a string - I see no easy way of doing that, specifically not in N++.

    So d1ngell's and infernorthor's advice of adding custom keyword would be the closest thing to what you want, probably.
  2. In Topic: What are you reading and what is on your book stack to read?

    Posted 6 Jun 2013

    @jon.kiparsky - you just gave me three new positions on my "to read" list, and they're pretty high up there. Thank you. :)
  3. In Topic: What are you reading and what is on your book stack to read?

    Posted 5 Jun 2013

    Aye, I'm getting trough "The Feynman Lectures on Physics" in an audio form when commuting in metro or suburban trains - just like to listen to hist actual voice and intonation. ;) But I'm seriously thinking about buying "The Definitive and Extended Edition" and giving it a go with a more serious approach some time in the future.

    I'm going to start with his "Pieces" tomorrow, probably. Just wanted to complete the letters first. ;)

    Also, still on topic - a few days ahead, hopefully, I'll get to "Quantum Man: Richard Feynman's Life in Science" by Lawrence M. Krauss. Yup, the same author/physicist who wrote "The Physics of Star Trek" and "A Universe From Nothing", amongst others. ;)

    In other news, I've lately read works as different as:
    - "The Life of Pi" - loved the book for how it was realized, still, it made a lousy argument for God existence in the end, one that is utterly unconvincing. I'm willing to let it sly though, you should read it for the fun of it anyways. ;)
    - "Absolute Friends" - wow, what an atmosphere in this one! And the ending was quite not what I figured it would be. This book was suggested to me by an English teacher living in France, and it was well worth the time. Not wanting to spoil the story all I can tell about it is: It's about spies.
    - "The Great Gatsby" - *The* great American novel, as some people want it. In Poland we don't get to read it in high school, or at least my class didn't, so I had no previous bias towards it. Again, I've read it so I could watch the movie. Sometimes people do get something right - it really is a classic. I loved it.
  4. In Topic: What are you reading and what is on your book stack to read?

    Posted 4 Jun 2013

    Currently reading: "Perfectly Reasonable Deviations from the Beaten Track: The Letters of Richard P. Feynman". I enjoy it so very much.

    Other interesting reads I completed lately were: (good to read them before the letters)
    - "Surely You're Joking, Mr Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character"
    - "What Do You Care What Other People Think?: Further Adventures of a Curious Character"

    Feynman was quite a character.

My Information

Member Title:
Nasal Demon
29 years old
March 20, 1986
Paris, France
Programming, IT, bits of cosmology and philosophy, history (focusing on WWII lately), s-f (Asimov, Lem, Dick...) and fantasy (Tolkien, Sapkowski, Le Guin, Modesitt...) books, good movies (Tarantino, Nolan, Polański, Scorsese, Kurosawa, Kubrick... and more), sometimes an anime movie or series (Ghost in the Shell, Cowboy Bebop, LoGH, House of Five Leaves, Mononoke, etc). I enjoy playing RTS and RPG games (that includes browser text-based fable-driven ones), and sometimes hunting my pals as an alien in AvP2, or playing as a platoon commander (or helicopter pilot) in Battlefield 2.
Full Name:
Tomasz Wota
Years Programming:
Programming Languages:
Pretty good: C, C++, PHP
Not too shabby: Java, JavaScript, Python
Bit rusty: Perl
Can't remember a thing: Atari 128 & Commodore 64 BASIC, Pascal
Learning (or planning to): C#, LUA, Haskell, Scala
Thinking about glancing trough: Mathematica, D, Objective-C, Go, R, Clojure, Curl (not libcurl :P)

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    07 Feb 2014 - 15:43
    "Twilight zone it is. That's where aresh lives, actually. ;)"
    Lol. Yea.. I'll believe that.
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    16 Sep 2013 - 14:02
    My name is Miss jesical,
    i saw your profile today
    and,i fill more interest to contact you ,
    i will like you to please send me
    an email via (jesicalduncan22@yahoo.com)
    for me to send you my picture
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    aresh Icon

    17 Aug 2013 - 06:20
    Is our love also dead?
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    aresh Icon

    14 Aug 2013 - 03:10
    You liar, now you'll even kill your mother just to break off with me? I'm offended... My skills in bed aren't that bad, you know.. :(
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    aresh Icon

    13 Aug 2013 - 01:37
    No, it's not. I've seen you naked, doing the dance for me. The fact that your mom caught us at that moment changes nothing!
    Traitor! :'(
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    aresh Icon

    05 Aug 2013 - 07:50
    After we slept together last time, you didn't even bother to call me once? You traitor!
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    aresh Icon

    05 Jun 2013 - 10:21
    And I see you're seeing my profile... I got myself a stalker, huh? ;)
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    aresh Icon

    05 Jun 2013 - 10:21
    Ya know, Surely You're Joking was awesome, but What do you care wasn't all that superb..
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    aresh Icon

    04 Jun 2013 - 17:33
    Oh, and I also talk to myself, especially when solving a problem or thinking about something :P
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    aresh Icon

    04 Jun 2013 - 17:32
    His name is funny enough as it is :P
    And I also think people stare at me -.-
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    04 Jun 2013 - 16:28
    Come on, with your skills, you should be able to find a job in IT pretty soon.
    BTW, I completed Surely You're Joking, Mr Feynman, and it was awesome ^_^
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    aresh Icon

    03 Jun 2013 - 17:40
    Ya know, the book which you recommended is not exactly a novel, but it's good nonetheless. I am enjoying reading it :D
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    aresh Icon

    03 Jun 2013 - 15:30
    Well, will be sure to check them out :)
    Other than that, how's your life going?
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    03 Jun 2013 - 14:49
    OK, the first two are books?
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    aresh Icon

    03 Jun 2013 - 14:21
    Seeing how your last recommendation was Song of Fire and Ice, I'll definitely try his works :D Any work in particular?
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