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How advanced are author-recognition methods?

From a written text by an author if a computer program analyses the text, how much can a computer program tell today about the author of some (long enough to be statistically significant) texts? Can ...
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How does one sandbox a web application [closed]

This question is related to a final year computer science project. I am currently thinking about developing a basic interactive tutorial website that would allow the user to interact and receive real ...
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What is a key event Dispatcher in keyboard-interactive apps?

What is a : Key-Event Dispatcher ? in keyboard-interactive apps. What does it really do ?
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Asynchronous update design/interaction patterns

These days many apps support asynchronous updates. For example, if you're looking at a list of widgets and you delete one of them then rather than wait for the roundtrip to the server, the app can ...
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Simulating double-click, how long should I wait between clicks?

I'm simulating a double click programmatically and I want to have a slight pause between both clicks in order to better simulate a real user. I know the interval should be less than ...
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How should I handle invalid user input?

I have been thinking about this issue for a while and I would be curious to have opinions from other developers. I tend to have a very defensive style of programming. My typical block or method looks ...