The Odd/Even sort is a sorting algorithm which uses the concept of the Bubble Sort to move elements around. Unlike Bubble sort, the Odd/Even sort compares disjointed pairs by using alternating odd and even index values splitting the sorting in different phases.
I spend a lot of time writing Python package documentation in reST. Nevertheless, I find reST's markup permanently unlearnable, so I format docs by trial and error: I type a few backticks and colons and angle-brackets and random crap,sphinx-build the docs as HTML, and see if they look okay.
English is a confusing language. I mean, does it really make sense that you can park in a driveway or drive in a parkway? Also, I’ve always been amused that there actually exists a class of words that are their own antonym – so called “auto-antonyms.”
In today’s post we’ll be presenting a quick-start guide on how to connect OpenShift, the free RedHat auto-scaling Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS), with our popular MongoDB Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS), MongoLab.
Recently I ran into an interesting article in which the author, another enthusiast blogger, suggests a set of cool features we all would love to have in Java, things like collection literals, and support for tuples and records and many more
We have recently posted data about application server market share we gathered from the free Plumbr deployments. And it resonated well – via different channels we got hundreds of comments and opinions on how to interpret the data.