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Beyond Syntax Highlighting - What other code representations are possible today? [closed]

Despite GUI applications having been around for 30ish years, software is still written as lines of text instructions, for various valid reasons. But we've also found that manipulating these text ...
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Visual programming for serious software

Are visual program control flow diagrams and languages which support that used for larger serious programs? Why not? They seem like a nice overview of the code. In the thread What software ...
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How do I get a feeling for visual design as a programmer?

Over the last years of web programming, I've noticed how bad I am at designing things. I have substantial knowledge of HTML and CSS, I can make a website look like I want it to, I have some pretty ...
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Is there a way to visualize an ASP.NET MVC project, ie class diagram but with the web pages too?

Maybe I'm looking for a dependency visualizer/matrix. I'm not sure. I'm just trying to wrap my head around an existing and large web app, and I like pretty pictures. I know of Autodiagrammer but I ...
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Can I watch a SHA-256 do its magic visually? [closed]

Is there any possible way I can download a program, type in a message, and watch the program display visually what iterations are going on and what formula the character is being fed through all the ...
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Light-weight visual requirements tool (combination of mockups and use cases) [closed]

For my team, mockups are the primary artifact for development and the requirements process. We use balsamiq mockups for confluence. We also write use-cases to point out the workflow and for adding ...
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Reporting in Visual Studio 2010 Express [closed]

I want to download Visual Studio 2010 Express Edition to learn all that is new in it. I find it insufficient as there is no Crystal Reports integration in it. Apart from that I want to learn other ...
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At what point in the process do you create the visual design?

I like to do a wireframe before I start coding and work from there. But when should I start worrying about the visual design? When should I consider the colours, the font, whether corners should be ...
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Visualize flowchart diagram with multiple end symbols

I am looking for a standardize way to visualize the following hierarchical logic: The state of the thread is represented by the answers to the hierarchical set of question You can read this listing ...
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Is there a Standard Visual Cue to Indicate the presence of a Tool Tip (Hover Text)?

A widely recognized cue that text is clickable is to underline it, set it in a different color, and change the cursor to a hand symbol when hovering over it. I have a situation where a column in a ...
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Visual Basic link to SQL output to Word

I am in need of some advice/references. I am currently trying to develop a legal document interface. There are certain fields in which I need to query out of my sql db and have those fields output ...
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How to run a F# app in Windows Azure?

I have a project that requires me to write a library management system in F# and using Windows Azure for the development. I am quite new to Cloud concept and i don't know what to do as a next step. Is ...
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Character or symbol for representing cast opperation [on hold]

I'm writing visual programming language (before you leap to judgement, check it out: thinkVPL.org) and I need a symbol to represent the type-cast operation (converting data from one type to another). ...
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Visual PHP? or Visual Ruby?

I am intrigued. Why does the open source industry not have 'Visual' products like 'Visual' Basic, 'Visual' C++ or 'Visual' ASP.NET? Why don't we have Visual PHP? or Visual RUBY?
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Working with windows Functions for Recovering Shift+Delete files

I am making software for recovering Shift+Delete files from Windows. I know when files are deleted only links to them are cut off by Windows but the actual file remains there at the same place, so ...
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Visual web page designer for Django? [closed]

I'm just starting my Django learning so pardon me if any part of this question is off-base. I have done a lot of web searching for information on the equivalent of a visual web page designer for ...