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Linear Algebra Api for c++ using external memory

I need to perform Linear Algebra operations on Large size vectors and matrices which might or might not be sparse. Operations better include LU Factorization for matrices in addition to the basic ...
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Should timeout be a public static property or a parameter to every function?

TLDR: Should TIMEOUT be a public property on my static class, or a parameter to every function? Background: I am releasing a c# client-api library that facilitates communicating with our REST api. ...
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Where in computer science education does “reuse and integration” find comprehensive coverage?

This intro is only my naive attempt at a mile-high snapshot helping me to position my question. Any user trying to answer my question, that tries to nail down one aspect of programming, will have to ...
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Is there a standard for machine-readable descriptions of RESTful services?

I've interacted with a few RESTful APIs that provided excellent documentation for humans and descriptive URIs, but none of them seem to return machine-readable descriptions of themselves. It's not ...
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REST API Library Conventions

Most API libraries define one method for each endpoint. If there is an endpoint for getting user information, you might have a method like: getUserInfo(userId); That simple method is often a ...
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Why aren't more desktop apps written with Qt? [closed]

As far as I know and have understood in my experience with Qt, it's a very good and easy to learn library. It has a very well designed API and is cross-platform, and these are just two of the many ...
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Priority value meaning

The library that I'm working on has a parameter which defines priority of a certain process. I want the interface to be as clear as possible, but it seems that different people have opposite ...
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Why has the PowerCollections C# library recently declined in popularity?

I just looked at the statistics for the PowerCollections C# library and noticed a sharp decrease in quantity of downloads. What may be the cause? Is there something better I should be using?
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What core principles would you want in a library?

Theres talk about what syntax and feature you like in a programming language; i'll now ask what core principles or feature would you like in a library in your favorite (or any) language? An example ...