A few weeks ago I did a presentation at work, nothing high grade, but just a nice overview of some of the more fascinating and useful libraries in the Boost libraries. Since large chunks of Boost are becoming part of the C++ standard in Technical Report 1 it behoves modern C++ developers to have at least a passing familiarity with it. I’ve placed the powerpoint presentation online, and if there’s questions or comments about the material in the slides I’ll be happy to answer them.
I’ve been asked this question enough times now that I might as well put it up here for others to ponder. Question first, and comments and discussion after the jump.
You type a url into your web browser, and then press enter. Describe everything that happens from that point onwards in as much detail as possible.
The devil is in the details.
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A while back I went through an interview at Google. Since I did absolutely horrible (completely and utterly choked), it’s taken a while for the scars to fade. Here are the questions they asked me, in no particular order, during that day.