Archive for December, 2008

Wrapping STL algorithms for use with STL containers

Saturday, December 6th, 2008

In the algorithm header, most algorithms work on iterator ranges.  Most of the time, I just want the algorithm to work on the whole container.  So, for example, with std::find I’ll often find myself typing this: location = std::find(mycontainer.begin(), mycontainer.end(), somevalue); I’d much rather write this: location = std::find(mycontainer, somevalue); So I started wrapping the […]

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