what does ** mean in C?

What does it mean when a object has 2 asterisks at the beginning? **variable ...

Is there a short-hand for nth root of x in Python?

Simple syntax question. In maths if I have two number 3 and 2 and I wish to calculate 3 to the power of 2 then no s...

R: += (plus equals) and ++ (plus plus) equivalent from c++/c#/java, etc.??

Does R have a concept of += (plus equals) or ++ (plus plus) as c++/c#/others do? ...

What is the difference between the * and the & operators in c programming??

I am just making sure I understand this concept correctly. With the * operator, I make a new variable, which is allo...

Is there a conditional ternary operator in VB.NET??

In Perl (and other languages) a conditional ternary operator can be expressed like this: my $foo = $bar == $buz ? $...