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Simple Threading

I'm using the C++11 threading support for the first time, and I must say, I'm impressed. It contains most of the functionality from the Qt threading module (which is my formative experience of a "modern" C++ threading library), but manages to cut it down to just a …

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by Thomi Richards | Fri 24 May 2013 | Tags : C++ threading tip

Recently at work a colleague asked me to help him solve the following problem:

I have a string that contains escaped characters, and I want to turn that into a string with those characters un-escaped. For example, it might contain '\"' as two separate characters.

For example, a test input string …

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by Thomi Richards | Mon 20 May 2013 | Tags : python tip