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Hey, give me a hand here. Give me a small app for me to port to C++ from any other language. Something simple, nothing overt complicated and that it doesn't include any weird libraries.

RP
Monday, April 26, 2004

[STAThread]
public static void Main(string[] args)
{
        System.Console.Write("Hello World!");
}


:-)

smallbiz
Monday, April 26, 2004

lolololol

I wanted to practice C++. Can you imagine a simple app to be ported?

RP
Monday, April 26, 2004

Write your own app.

Floridian
Monday, April 26, 2004

I'm sorry but you don't sound serious. If you were you would know how to find those "small apps" for one "google" and two "sourceforge"

Go to www.sf.net and port something.

nobody
Monday, April 26, 2004

I have a friend who writes lunar lander in any language he's trying to learn. I haven't tried it, but it sounds like a good candidate to me.

Alternatively, the other old standby is an Address Book. :)

Philo

Philo
Monday, April 26, 2004

I am serious, I do need something to train my C++ on. And Philo's sugestion is simply great.

RP
Monday, April 26, 2004

http://www.topcoder.com has ton of algorithm puzzles to try and you get rated.

Tom Vu
Monday, April 26, 2004

or http://www.rentacoder.com find a small job and get paid for it

(or do topcoder, its fun)

Bitporters
Tuesday, April 27, 2004

ANY other language? 

male(albert).
male(edward).
female(alice).
female(victoria).
parents(edward,victoria,albert).
parents(alice,victoria,albert).
sister_of(X,Y) :-
  female(X),
  parents(X,M,F),
  parents(Y,M,F).

?- sister_of(alice,edward).

Porting Prolog programs to C++ is certainly challenging, and I guarantee you that you will learn PLENTY of deep programming skills.

Eric Lippert
Tuesday, April 27, 2004

How about an RSS aggregator?

SteveM
Wednesday, April 28, 2004

This guy has 108 implementations of the Towers of Hanoi problem: http://www.kernelthread.com/hanoi/

John Topley (www.johntopley.com)
Wednesday, April 28, 2004

Minesweeper - I wrote that in Java/Swing once.

5v3n
Thursday, April 29, 2004

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