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How Do I build a Custom Web Browser Using Webkit? [closed]

This is my first post, so please bear with me. First, though, let me introduce myself: My name is Jessica and I am 30 years old. :-) I want to build a custom Independent webkit based tabbed web ...
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How to run C++ code in browser using asm.js?

An asm.js application is very fast (near native C++ speed): http://kripken.github.io/mloc_emscripten_talk/micro4b.png But how is it possible to write one in C++, convert it to LLVM code, then do some ...
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Common header file for C++ and JavaScipt

I have an app that runs a C++ server backend and Javascript on the client. I would like to define certain strings once only, for both pieces of code. For example, I might have a CSS class ...
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4answers
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Maintaining C/C++/Java skills as a web developer

When I was in college I learned how to program in C, C++, and Java. Currently, I'm a web developer using front end and back end technologies (HTML/CSS/JS, PHP, MYSQL). While the sorting algorithms and ...
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Multiple javaScript libraries | Emerging standards - compare to C++

It seems like there are many different styles to write JavaScript, in fact I've heard that JavaScript is an expressive language. But the point of code is functionality (function) not expression ...
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805 views

Limitations of Polymorphism in statically typed languages

I program mostly in statically typed languages, like C++ and Java. A common strategy employed in languages like these to handle dealing with collections of objects which are related, but which need ...
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What is Script Binding, and How is it done?

I have heard such thing as Script Binding - binding Javascript or lua with API's from C++ or Objective-C. I want to know more about it- however Google has strangely proven unuseful for this. How is ...
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“As” Naming Convention

I'm experimenting with a naming convention I've devised and am seeking opinion. It involves the use of an "As" infix, and at this point I am envisioning it in the context of JavaScript, C# and C++ ...
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what's best language to mate with Adobe Flex-based GUI for math crunching? [closed]

I'm not a software expert but need to outsource a web-based scientific GUI application, and I'm considering Adobe Flex. My math routines are currently in Javascript and C/C+. Having no experience with ...
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Why did memory-managed languages like Java, Javascript, and C# retain the `new` keyword?

The new keyword in languages like Java, Javascript, and C# creates a new instance of a class. This syntax seems to have been inherited from C++, where new is used specifically to allocate a new ...
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Long Keywords like `function` and `namespace`

In many English-based programming languages like C++ and JavaScript, there exist long keywords like function, namespace, exception (in OCaml languages) and such. Do you think shorter keywords like ...