How does C handle floating-point numbers

We’ve already learned about storing single number in one byte (containing 8 bits) – that’s actually the same like storing ASCII-table characters in a single char variable. Depending on the unsigned/singed definition the range is -127 to 127 or 0 to 255 (with 0 as…

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UTF handling in C

As You probably know I’m a Java developer, and a concept of String is my everyday meal. However, in C there is no such thing as string-type. Of course there is no problem with using string literals as a value assigned to the variable. However,…

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‘C++ Today’ review

As I’ve mentioned a couple of times – I’ve been around programming for quite some time. My first programming experience was rewriting BASIC programs from programming magazine called ‘Bajtek’. Hardware was Timex 2048, and I was circa 6 years old. As this was year 1990…

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September 2020 summary

It feels almost like yesterday. It’s the 1st of September and I’ve started my journey towards low-level stuff of computer science. Thirty days – that was the plan. Now it is behind me, so a time came to sum everything up. Let’s go. To start…

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Bytes, mappings, encodings and all that jazz

In the modern web-based programming the problem of encoding and usage of different languages seems like a thing of the past. I still remember how I’ve struggled at the very beginning of my programming career to get polish letters to be properly displayed in HTML.…

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Why this blog?

Having worked in Java ecosystem for almost 10 years, one day I’ve found myself somehow bored. Another framework? Nah. Maybe dive into big data? Nada. DevOps? And being YAML-programmer? Meh. It seemed that I needed to get away from known waters and head towards something…

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