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Coming up with a valid ranking algorithm for articles

I'm creating a website which will publish one or more articles a week. I'd like to be able to rank the articles based on popularity. In order to do this, I need a formula to calculate a score for ...
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Authoritative sources for exception handling best practices [closed]

My work place suffers from a bad case of the Pokemon Exception Handling anti-pattern with constructs like the following splattered across the code base: try { ... } catch (Exception ex) { // ...
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What markup languages are good for programming articles/tutorials?

I very much wish to write a programming tutorial in my native language (Latvian). There are far too few of those. I am however unsure on what markup language to use for writing it. Here are a few ...
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Peter Norvig's paper cited by Brendan Eich

I'm reading Coders at Work and Brendan Eich cites a paper by Norvig, from when he was at Harlequin, "about how design patterns are really just flaws in your programming language." Can anyone provide ...
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Mobile Web Security Articles

I'm starting to introduce mobile web apps to my company but my not-so-techie boss is worried about web security issues on mobile devices. I'm new in the mobile world but as a web developer I know the ...
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Technical IPhone, iPad or general iOS programming article sites

i just want to know what are the good websites to read technical articles on the iPhone, iPad or in generally iOS. Any subscription based services can also be named. i am talking about sites like ...
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Where to publish articles about open source? [closed]

I've been developing a free, open source Java database abstraction project (jOOQ) and I have released first stable releases from November 2010 onwards. Feedback has been quite good and constructive, ...
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Background & Research Methods section (Writing an Article)

It is my first time writing an article on a software project. I am supposed to use ACM UbiComp paper format. I already have a structure that I should follow and there is a Background & Research ...