We are having a game of 'semantic football' in the office over this matter: I am writing a method for an object which will represent the object as a string. That string should be such that when typed ...
So it's obvious that a string of things is a sequence of things, and so a sequence of characters/bytes/etc. might as well be called a string. But who first called them strings? And when? And in what ...
Things that are very common in a lot of form based software like OK, Cancel, Save, and Edit buttons. File menus, "select xyz" text, etc. Is there a resource online that has this in some of the ...
I'm wondering why we don't have some string classes that represent a string of Unicode grapheme clusters instead of code points or characters. It seems to me that in most applications it would be ...
Ever since my very first programming class in high school, I've been hearing that string operations are slower — i.e. more costly — than the mythical "average operation." Why makes them so ...