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Loci v1.4 Released

The latest version of the Loci compiler is now available. See the release notes for detailed information about what’s included. The main feature in this release is a brand new compiler diagnostics system with a rewritten lexer and parser. Here’s an example of errors from the old compiler:

And here’s how it looks with…


atoi() vs std::stringstream

I was recently asked to compare the functionality of atoi() and std::stringstream. Here’s the code:

And here’s the output: So it looks like the functionality of both is actually very similar (though note std::stringstream has many ways to modify its behaviour); unfortunately it seems the stream doesn’t set the result to zero when…