Join Bill Weinman for an in-depth discussion in this video Searching for files, part of Code Clinic: C++.
- Hello, and welcome to Code Clinic.…My name is David Gassner.…Code Clinic is a monthly course where a unique problem…is introduced to a collection of lynda.com authors.…In response, each author will create a solution…using their programming language of choice.…You can learn several things from Code Clinic.…Different approaches to solving a problem,…the pros and cons of different languages,…and some tips and tricks to incorporate…into your own coding practices.…
This month, the problem combines two concepts:…Recursion and accessing image data.…Recursion means to repeat something in a similar way.…In programming, recursion means…a function that calls itself,…nesting a call to a subroutine within a call…to the same subroutine.…You'll see this sort of code in the samples…you're about to see from some authors.…Sometimes, however, recursion is handled for you…by the language or application framework.…
It's happening in the background,…but your programming job is greatly simplified.…The second part of this month's challenge…
Bill introduces challenges and provides an overview of his solutions in C++. Challenges include topics such as statistical analysis, searching directories for images, and accessing peripheral devices.
Visit other courses in the series to see how to solve the exact same challenges in languages like C#, Java, PHP, Python, and Ruby.
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: I am unable to access the Lake Pend Oreille data from outside the U.S.
A: A static copy of this data is provided here for lynda.com members outside of the U.S
Problem One: Exploring Lake Pend Oreille
Solution overview2m 51s
Problem Two: Image Analysis
Problem Three: Eight Queens
Problem Four: Accessing Peripherals
Problem Five: Recursion and Directories
Problem Six: Building the Web
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