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Where can I find an authoritative source documenting the relationships between standards bodies?

There seems to be a number of different so-called "standards" bodies interacting and/or competing with each other. For example, RFC 3629 references ISO/IEC 10646 and appears to be governed by the ...
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iOS Resources/Luminaries? [closed]

In the .NET world, I was able to find several industry figures or luminaries' blogs to read or to follow on twitter to learn about features and trends. Moving into the iOS realm, I'm kind of ...
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Is there canonical jUnit reference documentation? [closed]

I can't seem to find any kind of complete reference for jUnit. The only way I've managed to find to know about all the features in jUnit is to check out all the release notes for it. For example ...
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Where can I find high-quality resources for programmers who are not-English speakers? [closed]

I've recently reviewed a resume for a very promising student who is not a native English speaker (I believe his native language is Bengali). His academic record has some gaps, too - he could use a ...
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What's a good way to store/load a word list with thousands of entries?

I'm working on a project that requires a simple dictionary for checking spelling; it will be large, but will lack definitions. The solution we're currently working on has the base word list in a text ...
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What's the difference between an Asset and a Resource?

I've used several IDEs and created several default projects. Upon creation, I'll find folder structures created for me. Sometimes I'll see a Resources folder, sometimes an Assets folder, and sometimes ...
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Tools to support learning a new business domain [closed]

Suppose you just accepted a job, writing code in an industry sector that you've never worked in before. To be effective, you want to immerse yourself in the business domain - to understand the ...
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Doing 'more' with C on Windows than very simple programs?

I'm currently learning C via 'C Primer Plus' as recommended by a lot of people here and I'm finding it very interesting - the in-depth explanations of how and why we do certain things in C are great ...
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Choosing a JavaScript Asynch-Loader [closed]

I’ve been looking at various asynchronous resource-loaders and I’m not sure which one to use yet. Where I work we have disparate group-efforts whose class-modules may use different versions of jQuery ...
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Department organization of “source code”, “projects”, and “processes/work-instructions”?

How do you organize your software assets (source code and resources), your "active" and "past" projects, and your Software Department processes/work-instructions (including source code conventions, ...
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Best Practises in Android Resources Naming

There are a lot of android resources types: layouts, strings, drawables and so on. I understand that readability of it's names is important but can not create a table of rules how to name them in the ...
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best resource[s] to stay updated on algorithms [closed]

At University I follow 3 course about algorithms. As more and more university give to Internet program and slides about his courses. What are the best resources - university courses put on web - ...
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Are there any A.I. resources that explain the concepts and present source code?

Are there any A.I. resources that explain the concepts and present source code, similarly to AI Horizon? I've read books and research papers but they generally present a conceptual approach, without ...
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Checking out systems programming, what should I learn, using what resources? [duplicate]

I have done some hobby application development, but now I'm interested in checking out systems programming (mainly operating systems, Linux kernel etc.). I know low-level languages like C, and I know ...
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Resources for functional programming beginner [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to grasp functional programming concepts? I'm looking for some resources on functional programming subject. It seems to be a paradigm which is gaining visibility and ...
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Structuring multi-threaded programs

Are there any canonical sources for learning how to structure multi-threaded programs? Even with all the concurrency utility classes that Java provides I'm having a hard time properly structuring ...
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Video documentary on the open source culture? [closed]

I'm looking for some videos on these subjects: A movie/documentary detailing the origin, history, and current state of open source culture A movie/documentary on how open source software actually ...
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Resources for up-to-date Delphi programming [closed]

I'm a developer in a small department and have been using Delphi for the last 10 years. Whilst I've tried to keep up-to-date with movements there are a lot of changes that have occurred between ...
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Beginning Design as a Programmer [duplicate]

I'm just starting to get in to web development. I'm learning Rails at the moment. I have lots of experience with various programming languages. I've been searching for books to help me get started; I ...
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How do you manage the testing of your Android software on physical devices?

I'm in charge of managing mobile application development at my company, and I am currently building a mobile device "library" for testing. Essentially, we want to have a representative device in-house ...
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Does off-shore resourcing work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Offshoring: does it ever work? Do you or your company use off-shore resources for coding?? Has it been a successful experience? What was good about it? What was bad?
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Where can I find programming puzzles and challenges? [closed]

I'm trying to find places where I can hone my craft outside the context of school or work. Are there places online, or books available, where I can access lists of programming puzzles or challenges?