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6. Week 6: C++

Nicolas Modrzyk1 
Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Writing in C or C++ is like running a chainsaw with all the safety guards removed.

—Bob Gray

It was inevitable to have a chapter on C++, especially after dealing with D. What is surprising, however, is that there is a working Telegram bot API—wrapper—on the market, and what’s even more surprising is that it works very well.

C++ is the language often thought of as a reference to what not to code, but I think it’s always a plus to have it in your toolbox.

This chapter will focus on sending pictures from the usual echo bot to finally applying basic OpenCV calls on received images. OpenCV, if ...

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