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0answers
43 views

Coinvault / Bitcrypto ransomware idea [on hold]

So I got affected by this ransomware called bitcrypto , it looks similar to coinvault . It claims to have encrypted most of my data . Although there's not much I can try to break its AES 256 bit ...
69
votes
7answers
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Short circuit evaluation, is it bad practice?

Something that I've known for a while but never considered is that in most languages it is possible to give priority to operators in an if statement based on their order. I often use this as a way to ...
22
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1answer
2k views

Why does C++ not have a “pure” keyword for virtual functions?

I have always wondered why we code virtual void MyFunction() = 0; and not pure virtual void MyFunction(); Is there a reference for the basis of this decision?
2
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2answers
156 views

return a object without returning the reference

i'm having some trouble with returning objects and lists of objects. To problem is I want to return a object in my example an developer but I don't want to give the reference. What's the best ...
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0answers
39 views

Power8 or ARM or Intel server platform for long-term investment protection? [on hold]

Which server platform do You consider such as the best solution for long-term investment protection ? Some people can say "The future is unknowable" and can cancel this question ... But some ...
1
vote
1answer
43 views

Advice on architecture (WCF / MVC)

First of all, the basics. N-tier application: presentation, business layer, database. It is an old .NET 2.0 (WSE + WinForms) application, a bit more tightly coupled than I'd like, and the requirement ...
0
votes
0answers
46 views

GIS Design Patterns

I am looking to implement a GIS based application for climatological purposes. I have looked at these two papers as a template for structuring my data objects - ...
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votes
2answers
97 views

Hardware for a team of programmers (iOS / Android / Web developers) [on hold]

My question is not directly connected to the art of programming but about setting good working conditions for a team of developers, and I hope I can have some feedback here. I am looking for ...
1
vote
0answers
29 views

Using AngularJS to develop easy to implement modules for customers, wondering if this is a good way to implement this functionality?

Where I'm working, we currently have quite a few clients, both using Wordpress and custom site solutions that require our data to be sent via JSON to their site where they can then display it without ...
2
votes
1answer
75 views

How to design a serverside heartbeat with nodejs?

I would post this on http://stackoverflow.com/, but figured I am not looking for code, just an idea how to accomplish this. I have a gameserver that interacts with nodejs and uses the websocket ...
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votes
0answers
41 views

What are the right terminologies for website UI elements? [on hold]

This must be a very rudimentary question. I recently need to do some test work on some websites, and i am having trouble describing UI element in website not knowing what are the proper term to use. ...
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votes
2answers
198 views

which one is recommended object-oriented design? [on hold]

I made simple object-oriented prgram, and think about design. I wonder which one of belows is recommended object-oriented design. Most left side class is "Main" class. Black arrow means they are "Has ...
3
votes
1answer
56 views

Is FormsAuthentication obsolete? [on hold]

I am creating a website using ASP.NET MVC 5. I want to know if it is still OK to authenticate user using FormsAuthentication? Did Microsoft release any technology to replace FormsAuthentication?
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votes
0answers
61 views

Algorithms to find probable lines given a set of dots? [on hold]

I'm looking for ideas on how to approach the problem of connecting dots to form lines. Each line can have an arbitrary number of dots in it, with the dots being no more than a certain distance away ...
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votes
0answers
19 views

Microsoft.Reporting.WinForms VS2013 Missing [on hold]

I've found several answers to this - Most involve running the REPORT VIEWER 2012 RUNTIME from https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/confirmation.aspx?id=35747 Been there done that. Doesn't show ...
2
votes
1answer
40 views

What's the best practise for storing web server credentials for your web app deployment?

I was looking at the Oracle documentation for the weblogic maven plugin. In it, they store the weblogic user name and password for accessing in the pom.xml. Just wondering, isn't this a terrible ...
1
vote
0answers
71 views

Software paradigms: prove that sum and sum1 are equal

Here are given two functions that calculate the sum of elements in a list. The proof should be done using induction. The hypothesis is: sum(as) = sum1(as, 0) def sum( as : List [ Int ] ) : Int = as ...
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votes
1answer
36 views

What technical caveats exist using EXT file system on Windows that programmers should be aware of? [on hold]

Every year I search for progress in mounting my Linux EXT (ext2,ext3,ext4) volumes on Windows. This isn't looking for those tools, I already know of things like Ext2Fsd - though if you know if ...
2
votes
1answer
57 views

HTTP API Versioning and Need to Introduce Breaking Changes to All Supported Versions

I am developing an HTTP application and deploying this by versioning it against the semantic versioning patterns/techniques/whatever they are. In order not to break existing clients and allow the ...
5
votes
3answers
205 views

When should I use C#'s implicit type conversion operator?

In C#, we can overload the implicit conversion operator like this (example from MSDN): struct Digit { /* ... */ public static implicit operator byte(Digit d) // implicit digit to byte ...
1
vote
0answers
44 views

Knowing when a SQL table is done updating before Querying

I am using a self hosted windows service WEB API as the layer between my Windows 8 App and a SQL Server Database because Windows 8 apps can't directly connect to SQL server like win forms or pretty ...
0
votes
1answer
53 views

how can the presenter or view interact with the model in the MVP pattern?

I'm learning the MV* patterns. MVP in this case. I'm trying to refactor an old android application into the MVP pattern to make things less tightly coupled, but I'm struggling one one concept. I know ...
1
vote
0answers
20 views

Proper usages of rooms/namespaces when making a News Feed with socket.io

I am working on making a News Feed for a piece of software that will have data posted to different hierarchical levels within the software. For example, the software will support multiple ...
4
votes
5answers
429 views

Is it okay to go against all-caps naming for enums to make their String representation simpler?

Several times I've seen people use title-case or even all lower-case naming for enum constants, for example: enum Color { red, yellow, green; } This makes working with their string form ...
0
votes
2answers
193 views

Getting help in StackOverflow: How often is too often? [on hold]

I recently got a job working with Ruby on Rails, and having never done Ruby as well as web oriented development, I am having quite a bit of trouble with a few concepts and getting stuck quite often on ...
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votes
0answers
21 views

Restricting file types when uploading to my server [migrated]

i'm currently working on a project for an IT class i'm teaching, so i've set up this page on my website where students can upload html files, so they can see what the final result is. How exactly ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

Using Websocket for a multiple-page website

Is using Websocket (in particular, in a Java, SpringMVC webapp, with the Spring Websocket support libs, but the question probably applies to any language) for a multiple-page website a bad idea ? ...
0
votes
1answer
94 views

Non-licensed source code later becomes licensed

Last year, I created a derived work from published source code that was distributed unlicensed on a blog. Recently, I went back to the blog and noticed it was now licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0. Is my ...
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votes
0answers
24 views

ASP.NET: Testing performance and memory Usage [closed]

I am developing a website that have to be prepared for supporing a lot of concurrent users, so i need to test that. I would like to see what happen with the CPU consuming, Memory Usage, etc, when ...
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votes
0answers
63 views

getting square root(without using Math.sqrt function) using iteration loop or recursion [on hold]

This is a problem mentioned in one of exercises in Think Java book. The problem is to get a square root of a number that has been input. ...
-3
votes
0answers
15 views

Coding app launcher for osx [closed]

I recently installed Google Chrome's App Launcher on my Macbook Pro with Yosemite 10.10.3. I really like how this looks and functions and I was looking into developing my own app launcher and was ...
1
vote
2answers
33 views

Using a masterID in sql to merge different item types

I am designing tables in sql for a small ticketing system. One of the demands is that a user/agent can post a ticket to either a department or an agent. Now if I have a child parent table where each ...
-4
votes
0answers
88 views

Now that I understand Object Oriented Programming, how do I persist objects? [on hold]

I have spent much time learning Object Oriented Programming and I'm ready to begin development on a small project. I am using Python and OrientDB with the pyOrient binary driver. (also with an ...
-3
votes
0answers
26 views

How to transfer signed integers with libusb? [closed]

I want to communicate with an arduino and sent integers it. I code this program in C++. I initialy used bulk_transfer(), but it sends only 1 byte char data. I want to send signed integers. The ...
3
votes
3answers
192 views

Is this a good method to create class hierarchies?

Is it a good design to store the type of the object in the base class as an enum? For example, consider the following hierarchy Expr --Unary --Binary --Const ----Int ----Float How to represent the ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

UML diagram for attributes that can have two different types

I have been to an interview for a financial programming job, and I could not answer to one question for sure. I thought about it again, but I really cannot find a good answer. They asked me to design ...
99
votes
11answers
10k views

Where should my team start with becoming “modern”? [on hold]

I'm a relatively new developer, fresh from college. While in college and during subsequent job-seeking, I realized that there were a lot of "modern" software development methodologies that my ...
-1
votes
1answer
40 views

SPARC and Assembly [on hold]

I'm currently self teaching myself programming and became familiar with Python, Java and C and I'm confused as to what are the differences between Assembly and SPARC Assembly and whether or not I ...
0
votes
1answer
61 views

Do Temporary tables have any form of index in SQL?

Consider a simple query like this: SELECT * FROM DATA JOIN ( SELECT * FROM DATA )TEMPORARY_DATA ON TEMPORARY_DATA.DATA_IDN = DATA.DATA_IDN What is the performance of this? Is it O(n2) because ...
-3
votes
1answer
51 views

Is it possible to work with visual studio and sql server in macbook [closed]

Please let me know, Is it possible to develop applications in .net environment using macbook. I need to install visual studio sql server and related softwares for application development. Is it ...
-3
votes
0answers
22 views

Google authenticator backup code Generator [closed]

I had seen your question in this link.."http://stackoverflow.com/questions/24179526/how-to-generate-backup-codes-for-google-authenticator-in-php". Have you implemented this successfully..?? I want to ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

Pushing data into chunks from server to mobile client

I am developing a windows phone application. On the first screen user enters some unique code and based on that code there are say 200 or more records on the server which I want to return to the ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

Access Database Migration: Sharepoint or Custom solution [on hold]

In order to migrate a local Access database and make it available on-line I'm considering two solutions: Migrate the database to SQL and build a custom ASP application in order to add/edit/delete ...
-1
votes
0answers
18 views

Float values read from ByteArray seem erroneous/irrational [migrated]

This is my first question so bare with me if the format is a little unconventional. Context: The application I am developing in AS3 requires an audio library that can mix multiple audio files ...
-5
votes
0answers
41 views

How to open Modal box after saving data to database and show result [on hold]

I need to open modal box for showing the error message or success result after uploading data from CSV in mysql . Please suggest me how can I made it possible ? $res = true //if no error $res = ...
-1
votes
0answers
58 views

How to explain release cycles? [on hold]

We are working on a CSS/JS framework and we have daily release schedules. They are distributed through version numbers like: //cdn.compwebsite.com/x.x.x/style.css Many business websites use this ...
34
votes
8answers
6k views

How do I communicate to a colleague that their code does nothing? [duplicate]

Stay with me here. When I say the code "does nothing", I mean something like the following function: void factorial(int n) { int result = 1; for(int i = 1; i <= n; ++i) { ...
3
votes
0answers
35 views

Service repository and discovery without WSDL

I'm in the very early stages of moving a development team away from large monolithic app development to an SOA approach. One of the things that caught my eye in this article about SOA: Stevey's ...
-2
votes
0answers
112 views

How do people get into .NET development? [closed]

I ask if anyone knows of any research into how .NET developers (c# or VB.NET) got into .NET (opposed to Java, iOS, etc). I have a couple of theories but I'd like to be a little more solid on the ...
-1
votes
0answers
18 views

Node js keyword search [on hold]

I am making a Node JS application and one of the functionality is to search a text against a set of keywords to see if this text has one. The search can have options like matching case or whole word ...

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