Whenever I come across a new API or programming language or even simple Linux man pages, I always (ever since I remember) avoided them and instead lazily relied on examples for gaining understanding ...
What is the appropriate approach to study an api when it is not well documented and there are no good tutorials around?
I am a student and I like to develop applications at my own level. While building an application I am the only one in my team. After analyzing the application I choose a library/api to use for the ...
I understand how to code. I know how to get around the basics of the languages I use regularly. I know how to write slightly-above-basic regular expressions, I can talk to databases, I can accept ...
When I find some interesting project (e.g. on GitHub) I often would like to use it and try it out to see how it works, but if there isn't a good documentation or some kind of tutorial it's hard to ...
Reuse of components in development of software program are always exposed through the API's. Most of the products in today's world (such a facebook, google, .Net, JDK, ...) provide API's to reuse ...
I've always wondered how do you find undocumented / private API ? Example the Apple undocumented / private API, Play Station, Windows Phone 7, Win32 Kernel, Windows API, hidden callback, etc... ...