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Why does a bytecode VM use stack or registers opposed to direct operations?

I'm working on a simple bytecode interpreter to learn how virtual machines work. I've read about VMs and it seems that all of them are either stack based or register based. At the time it made sense, ...
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Three-Phase Commit (3PC) question

I've been reading about 3PC in a text book, but there aren't any diagrams or examples, so I found one on wikipedia that I posted below. My question is, what does it mean by "cohorts?" There is no ...
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How memory is allocated for c program

How is memory allocated for a c program when it is executing? Like first environment variables then run time arguments, stack then heap etc want exactly is representation of run time memory allocation ...
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Converting j2ee project custome directory structure to eclipse j2ee project directory structure?

Hi I am into new project which is very old and has custome directory structure and due to this I am not able to use eclipse fast developement features.Is there any way to do this ? Thank you
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C Linked List Implementation Pointer vs. Pointer-to-Pointer Consistency

To get some practice in C, I'm writing some basic functions for operating on a linked list of ints. I started out with functions that accepted as a "list" a pointer to the head node. Now, I find ...
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Is staying implementation agnostic really worth it?

I have a project that I'm working on currently using Tomcat, Spring 4, Spring Security, MySQL, and JPA w/ Hibernate. I picked JPA from the standpoint that it's suppose to make swapping out the ...
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C++ Dealing Cards homework problem [on hold]

Suppose you have a file containing the numbers 1 through 52, inclusive, with one number per line. The numbers are in a random order and represent cards, with 1 – 13 representing the ace, two, three, ...
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Decide the type of an object during runtime

I try to implement a PriorityQueue with C#: public class PriorityQueue<T> : Heap<T> where T : IComparable<T> { ... } The Heap is abstract. I have MinHeap and MaxHeap that are ...
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Should all programmers know how to solve algorithms, etc

I'm 15 and have been programming for about 3-4 years. I mostly program in Java as it was my first language. I would like to be a programmer when I'm older, but I'm not sure about the differences. ...
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Designing an API with access tokens, how to handle GET requests?

I am building an API that will utilize access tokens so that I can track usage among various departments and for access control. My plan is to utilize the HTTP verbs appropriately - GET will retrieve ...
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How to be notified in advance of new android SDK versions? [on hold]

When Apple releases a new iOS version, they send out a newsletter to their developers asking to download a beta SDK and test the app. It seems that there are usually no beta SDKs for android, but even ...
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How to setup a good house ads system for my apps?

As the question says What are the best methods I can use to setup such system? Are there any companies which offer house ad system?
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1answer
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What GUI is used in industry for c++ [on hold]

What's the standard GUI designer used in industry for C++? From reading this question, I assume QT? I want to know, if I walked into a C++ software house tomorrow, what would I expect them to be ...
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How to prepare for a Stripe-like interview? [on hold]

I have an interview at company that has the same process like Stripe. http://www.quora.com/What-is-the-engineering-interview-process-like-at-Stripe Do you know any resources to prepare for this kind ...
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0answers
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Using Phabricator for a full code audit

I recently got Phabricator installed and am hoping to use it for our future code reviews. Once issue I'm having is that we have a couple of projects that have never been reviewed/audited, and we're ...
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Unit testing method that calls multiple private methods

I've been reading a lot about unit testing recently and there seems to be a debate online about whether private methods should be tested or not. If I have an interface that exposes one method, but ...
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0answers
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Productivity Stack [on hold]

I have been working with C# and .NET stack for development. With this you can do a very wide of tasks, and you have Visual Studio, which helps you a lot with minor details. The problem is: Microsoft. ...
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Java Licenses, GPL, GNU Questions

I would like to ask a few questions about software licenses, with regards to a (Java) program I am making. I am very very new to licenses, so please bear with me. 1. If I produce a Java program using ...
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1answer
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How to save entities relations using unit of work pattern

I use Unit of work pattern to commit all new, dirty, deleted entities to the DB (using a db_mapper). Example of entities are: Student and Class So Student->registerDirty() will add this entity to ...
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From Java developer to 3rd level support [on hold]

I would like to get your opinions (career wise) concerning becoming a 3rd level support (java) after have being a java software developer. New company offering the 3rd level support position is a ...
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c# code to take names from exelsheet and print those name on certificate where blank space is given [on hold]

I want to take data from excel sheet and print it on certificates which already have printed. I just need to put them in printer and name of person should get printed on it at appropriate space on it. ...
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Implement OnNavigatedTo with MVVM Light, is this the correct way?

I'm developing a Windows Phone 8 app with C#, .Net Framework 4.5.1 and MVVM Light 4.4.32.7. I'm very new on MVVM pattern and I'm not sure if I'm following that pattern when I need to implement ...
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tools and Simulators for GPU. if you havent got GPU installed [on hold]

are there any simulators for GPU, which can let me run the code and simulate them without having GPU in my desktop? And also the tools that will help me simulate it.
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Macbook Air for Java Programming student [on hold]

Okay so soon I am going to uni to study computer sciences and was wondering how a 11" or 13" 1.4ghz 8gb 128gb ssd would fair, I will of course be using an external HDD of about 1Tb (usb3) for mass ...
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What versioning system uses something like UA50 for the releases

We're using some strange versioning system at work that I have trouble understanding or finding references to. Each release comprises of two letters and two numbers. I'm still not sure how it ...
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Pre-Order Traversal In Heap [on hold]

I am new to clojure as well as to Functional Programming. I am trying to traverse a tree in pre-order using: (def tree {:left 7 :val 4 :right {:left 4 :val 3 :right 1}}) (defn preorder [tree] ...
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57 views

How do I localize my game? [on hold]

My team and I are making a game to support multiple languages, and we want to work on localizing the game to reach a wider audience. Where would I start? How would this be accomplished? I would work ...
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Open Source Education Games for children [on hold]

I am looking for FOSS educational games for research purposes. Ideally, this game would have a plot and characters interacting with each other and target 3-4 year olds, but I would settle for anything ...
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Three phase commit protocol

I'm trying to understand the three phase commit protocol by reading the wiki page (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three-phase_commit_protocol#Motivation). In the description for the diagram I posted ...
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Speed up familiarizing process of a new IDE? [on hold]

One of the biggest impediments to me learning the new language is figuring out the "meta-programming" side of it. It's just about using and configuring other software. I'm trying to learn PHP and did ...
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Sick of the commercial side of coding [on hold]

I am just writing this because, in one way or another, someday could happen to you as well. I never think this was going to be like this when I was a kid, 20 years ago, when I started doing this. I ...
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2answers
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What is the name of a type that is defined from a template?

To give a complete example, let's say I have a template class that I now use to generate a type definition: template <typename T> struct A {}; using X = // I'm not asking about this ...
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1answer
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What would be the return type of a cartesian product of a multiset

I am writing a Multiset in Ruby. The Union, Intersection operations where simple and return a MultiSet. But, I am not sure what the return type of the cartesian product should be, should I return an ...
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Ship of Theseus applied to GPL - Can I relicense my program if I replace all of the derivative parts?

I translated a GPLv2 C program to Python, but found it was hard to extend as designed and rewrote significant portions of it. The program is now structurally completely different, but there are ...
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Csharp multiple button presses [on hold]

I have a button in a program and I want it to where when I click the button it goes to page 2 but if I click it again it goes to page 3 kinda like a book.
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Similar problem to word break

I have a list of string say L and an array of words say A. I want to find a string from the list L that is a best match to a string created from the combination of the words in the array. The array ...
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Why is inheritance generally viewed as a bad thing by OOP proponents [duplicate]

I keep hearing the phrase "Favour Composition over Inheritance" from GoF which is being annoyingly mentioned repeatedly by my friend who thinks it is a valid blanket statement but is it not more ...
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Micro-services architecture and reporting services?

as I understand it micro-services are autonomous and have complete control over their own data and therefor each micro-service has a dedicated database. I was wondering what would be the approach to ...
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2answers
491 views

What is the relationship between lambda calculus and programming languages? [on hold]

I am starting my first year (in college) in Computer Science next year and I write mostly in C (if that is to matter). I have tried searching but most of what I find assumes knowledge of lambda ...
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Polyglot database architecture [on hold]

I'm currently working on my first data-centric app, and I'm wondering what the most efficient architecture is. I am wanting multiple databases; Mongo, SQL, Titan, Cassandra, and ElasticSearch. I am ...
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votes
1answer
31 views

Choosing the right Release management & Branching strategy

I am working on a project wherein we are to use SVN as a source repository and we need to identify a branching strategy. I am aware of branch by release & branch by feature strategies to certain ...
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1answer
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What exactly is this Python statement doing?

I'm trying to port a very basic dual contouring algorithm written in Python (here) to C++. I'm not a Python programmer so some of the language syntax is a bit foreign to me. Specifically, this block ...
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votes
0answers
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Encoding Largest/Highest Quality MP3 [on hold]

Open source MP3 encoders like LAME are designed to balance encoding time, file size, and sound quality. I want to know how one would maximize the latter at the expense of the other two, while ...
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votes
0answers
89 views

How should I structure my programming? [on hold]

I'm currently programming a game in Java and I need advice, I currently have the following setup: I'm wondering if this is the best setup for my java game? I might add that this "game" should ...
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votes
0answers
24 views

Execution of char *(*ptr)[]= &arrayOfStrings; [on hold]

Recently I came across this code block char *arrayOfStrings[]={"Monday","Tuesday","Wednesday","Thursday","Friday"}; char *(*ptr)[]= &arrayOfStrings; // LINE A Basically the code was to ...
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0answers
21 views

Java API initialization step

I am developing an Android Library which involves both Network and Bluetooth communication. In order to start using the library it must be configured. In other words a request to the backend must be ...
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votes
0answers
23 views

Which is better to start working on : Android app Development or Linux Kernel related Development [on hold]

I am currently working in an Application Testing role in an IT firm but I am actually interested in Embedded Software Development. My intention is to attend Graduate School about two years from now ...
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vote
1answer
53 views

Tell, Don't Ask and Immutability in a non-directional network

I'm working on a small project in which I'm attempting to practice relatively strict adherence to two ideas: Tell, don't ask (TDA) Immutability The main concept in this project is a Map (as in a ...
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vote
1answer
66 views

Is there a good name for this pointer template?

I'm looking for a proper name of a class template with the following features: It's interface would look something like this, where Foo is a placeholder for the name I'm looking for. ...
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votes
0answers
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How to include bitbucket profile into resume or cv? [on hold]

I am new to bitbucket. I have projects on Bitbucket. They are private projects and i am not the admin. How to include my bitbucket profile in resume or CV. I tried to include the url of repositories ...

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