quaint 古色古香的

attractively unusual or old-fashioned.

forage 觅食

(of a person or animal) search widely for food or provisions.

Erudite 学识渊博的

If you call someone erudite, that means they show great learning. After you’ve earned your second Ph.D., you will be...

On a shoestring

If you do something on a shoestring, you do it with a very small amount of money. In earlier times,...

whereby

whereby

It’s called programming, though the cool kids know it as coding – the process whereby a human being writes information,...

Pooh-bah

a person who has a lot of power or influence Despite what the pundits and poobahs says, C is still...

Pundit

pundit: a person who knows a lot about a particular subject and who expresses ideas and opinions about that subject...

As 从句

As 从句

The operators ++ and — can be either prefix operators (++nc) or postfix (nc++); these two forms have different values...

need to vs don’t need to

need to vs don’t need to

the C programmer using the library need not worry about how lines are represented outside the program. There are two...

It’s my name and it suits me fine.

It’s my name and it suits me fine. Pick a style that suits you, then use it consistently.  

At Liberty

at liberty: freely able to do something. Normally you are at liberty to give function whatever name you like, but...

Wear Well 经久耐用

wear well: Last under continual or hard use; also, withstand criticism or the test of time. to remain in good...