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Dump() is an extension method added to all objects within LinqPad. LinqPad is a tool which allows writing & compiling simple C# code snippets (plus a bunch of other things). (And the basic version is free: www.linqpad.com )
Plain C operators - it was a stupid mistake from my part, on the same day I made at least 3 mistakes of >= vs >. It wasn just the day - in fact I'm on sick leave today due to a strong headache I've been coddling since yesterday evening. Probably I was starting to feel it's effects in the morning too
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In that case I needed the first form as I was checking for a flag in a flag register, but mistakenly used the second form due to, well, being the most common (althought not so much in my field, which requires the management of a lot of driverless hardware).
That depends on the language. In a strongly typed language, 1 and true aren't the same because one is a number and true is a boolean. So 2&4 is 0 and 2&&4 is 0 as well, however the difference is in side effects.
SomeFunc & SomeOtherFunc will execute both functions with their side-effets, SomeFunc && SomeOtherFunc will stop executing if SomeFunc returns false.
PS: I am talking about C# here which is, unlike C and C++, a strongly-typed language.