You're looking for the right gifts for a young or beginning programmer in your life, and you need to get them in a hurry. Not to worry: here are five ideas for...
0 replies - 5780 views - 12/21/12 by Eric Gregory in Articles
This Code Puzzler comes from the community contributor - Erik ColbanThanks, Eric for today's extra brain-teaser!Write a function that calculates the integer...
0 replies - 3654 views - 12/13/12 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles
On Monday evening, 3rd December, 2012, I went along to the British Computer Society London in the Strand for a lecture from none other than Professor...
0 replies - 2814 views - 12/07/12 by Peter Pilgrim in Articles
One of the things I find fascinating about dating websites is that
the profiles of people are almost identical so I thought it would be an
0 replies - 3052 views - 12/05/12 by Mark Needham in Articles
A talk from Denis Sheahan on Netflix's Cassandra Architecture and Open Source efforts. Presented on 28 March 2012 in Cassandra Europe.
0 replies - 335 views - 11/20/12 by Brandon Nokes in Uncategorized
Sean Owen from the Mahout project (& Pentech VC,) at the 2nd BigData London meetup.
0 replies - 272 views - 11/20/12 by Brandon Nokes in Uncategorized
You might have missed it but right now there is another revolution going on: MOOC – Massive Open Online Courses. The idea is that exceptional teachers make...
0 replies - 3759 views - 10/31/12 by Jens Schauder in Articles
In my last post
I detailed the implications of the access patterns your code takes to
main memory. Since then I've had a lot of questions...
0 replies - 2371 views - 10/28/12 by Martin Thompson in Articles
Wikipedia defines a Heisenbug as:
A software bug that seems to disappear when one attempts to study it.
Sometimes one has...
2 replies - 2071 views - 10/24/12 by Jens Schauder in Articles
A String based puzzle for you.
The following program
String te = "te", st = "st";
String username =...
5 replies - 6547 views - 10/18/12 by Peter Lawrey in Articles
The best code I have ever written is the code I never wrote. It works
exactly as intended. There are no bugs, ever. It doesn’t increase
complexity of the...
1 replies - 3040 views - 09/27/12 by Jakub Holý in Articles
What is a regression ?
Regressions are due to a change in the code or its dependencies, but sometimes also to environment changes. We won't be talking about...
0 replies - 1473 views - 09/18/12 by Michaël Picovschi in Articles
A lot of sites offer programmatic access to their content
via API’s. The main advantage for the producer of this content is...
0 replies - 2442 views - 09/03/12 by Cedric Beust in Articles
I was thinking about the Travelling Salesman
problem this morning. I came up with an algorithm that permits a few
nice optimizations. My guess is that...
1 replies - 8508 views - 07/27/12 by Shannon Behrens in Articles
The other week I was working on my compilers homework – the semantic analysis part is an object-oriented nightmare. Something called the visitor pattern to...
10 replies - 15503 views - 05/15/12 by Swizec Teller in Articles