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What's next after learning C programming language? [on hold]

I have learned C programming language from K&R's Book and i really can't understand where to head to after all of this. I am in 2nd year of my college and in first semester we don't have to much ...
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0answers
11 views

Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributables, Software Requirement?

When compiling with Visual Studio C++, I noticed that you need a specific MSV C++ Redist, depending on the version of Visual Studio you compile with. The required redistributable is necessary on ...
2
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2answers
27 views

Applications of Artificial Intelligence on regular business applications

This is a doubt I had for a really long time. I'm currently learning the basics of AI, mostly from Peter Norvig's book. I already know that you can use several AI techniques in Data Mining and ...
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0answers
52 views

Inheritance vs interface

I know that this isn't new question, and even few (but far more specific) similar ones were asked here. But I want to ask you something in general meaning, not relating to any concrete case. Few days ...
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2answers
35 views

Setting fields with correct default value

When writing constructors, I regularly encounter a situation where some fields already have approperiate (default) values, such as false for boolean values and 0 for integers. What are reasons to ...
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1answer
71 views

Is testability and mockability really that important in web development?

I'm reading this series on Laravel, and it's in great depth dealing with making everything testable, using Repository instead of just using the Models, using Dependency Injection and other obscure ...
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0answers
46 views

Hardware and the Programmer [on hold]

Firstly, i know this question is a bit more like hardware-oriented, but i guess if i asked in some hardware community i would not have the programmers-perspective. My PC has just recently crashed ( ...
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63 views

Proprietary languages [on hold]

A company that I work for have a valued reason for adopting a proprietary language, which is highly efficient in the work that they do, moreso over other mainstream languages. I was told that syntax ...
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0answers
42 views

Ensuring submitted hiscores are not fake

I have a small game that I would like to keep track og global hiscores for. The basic is simple: username and score is submitted to a server for storage and later polling. However how do I ensure that ...
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2answers
116 views

Sequence diagrams and the Implementation

In the design phase we create UML Sequence diagrams (in OOD). My understanding is that after creating an Use Case diagram if we need to show further information in terms of time sequence of events of ...
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0answers
7 views

Obj-C - Instantiating Class without [classname init] [migrated]

I am reading Kochan's book Programming in Objective-C Sixth Edition when a strange piece of code confused me. In the book, I am trying to replicate the Calculator class, and have reached the code for ...
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0answers
12 views

Abstracting away scrapy's parse() method - good idea or not?

We use Scrapy quite a bit at work, and recently it's been decided that the spiders we write with it are all too 'different' in the way they're written and could use a little bit of 'standardization' ...
0
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0answers
13 views

Unable to install Ruby 2.0.0 with RVM in Lubuntu/Ubuntu 14.04 [on hold]

I have been trying to install Ruby 2.0.0 using RVM but have failed so far. I have successfully done so using in Arch and Opensuse but not failed with Lubuntu. The Error dev@dev-Ideapad-Z570:~$ rvm ...
0
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0answers
30 views

Why is my JFrame not visible when running my Java application in eclipse? [migrated]

Hi there and thanks for having a look at my question. I'm facing the following problem when developing swing applications in Eclipse: When I try to start a simple swing JFrame application (for example ...
0
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0answers
18 views

Converting a string to a function [migrated]

In Lua, you can convert a function to a string where it returns what appears to be an address print(print) function: 0x41a360 Is it possible to do the reverse? e.g. local aliasPrint = function: ...
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2answers
142 views

Deny use of my library to compete a certain company

I'm developing a library for reading/writing a file format of a program created by a certain company. The guys from that company were so kind that they provided me with a documentation for their ...
0
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1answer
17 views

Data Migration via Web Services

Recently, I came across with the implementation of Data Migration via web services. However, I have no idea how the data mapping during the data migration could be done in the implementation like ...
1
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0answers
58 views

PHP Cache Strategy - Genius or Sheer Stupidity?

I have a shared hosting with limited capabilities. Memcache and mod_cache are not available to me. I would like to implement my own PHP caching method to cache the results of load-intensive SQL query. ...
0
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1answer
34 views

Design Pattern : Static Array/List in Class Object

I'm a CS alumni, but we didn't learn much by the way of OOP, or Design Patterns. I've heard the phrase C with iostreams and thought it fitting. Anyway that's besides the point. I am just curious about ...
0
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0answers
29 views

Web Services of System Integration

I have been assigned to a system integration project. However, I do not understand part of the integration implementation architecture. For example, I have a passport scanner connected to a Windows ...
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0answers
28 views

Need Free domain and PHP Web hosting with MySQL [on hold]

I am trying to search for a free web domain and hosting site, but there are many hosting sites each with some limitation, this confuse me a lot. I am working on a web project in PHP with MySQL db and ...
0
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0answers
66 views

Does anyone know the accuracy of salaries listed for software developers on sights like Glassdoor? [on hold]

Does anyone know the accuracy of salaries listed for software developers on sights like Glassdoor? I'm thinking there are people on stack exchange that could a test to the accuracy at least to with ...
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2answers
319 views

Why shouldn't I make variables public, but should use public getters/setters? [duplicate]

I'm watching a C++ tutorial video. It is talking about variables inside classes and assert that variables should be marked private. It explains that if I want to use them publicly, I should do it ...
3
votes
1answer
84 views

Good way to handle the notification counter like Facebook does

I want to build a similar notification mechanism that Facebook handles. I actually store the user's notification in an SQL table (actually it's a graph database but everybody master RDBMS terms). ...
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votes
1answer
63 views

Is it weird that i search online for help alot? Not a technical one [on hold]

So I am not a very expert programmer "YET". I just have few questions about my approach to android and java. 1) Is it wrong that i search for help online alot? 2) I started android programming ...
0
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1answer
17 views

Help with database design with a strict and structured subset of clinical data

I'm developing an application to keep some of the data in chronic patients, the data came from a very strict subset of data, vital signs, exams, ecc. On a first glance I thought to create a Patient ...
0
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0answers
19 views

Trying to write my own algorithm for the Fibonacci Sequence [on hold]

So I am 15 and love Computer Science and programming. I understand that Computer Science involves a lot of algorithmic programming, and would like to get in to this, rather than UI and application ...
0
votes
0answers
3 views

Issues compiling app to run on phone (android studio) [migrated]

I have just started writing my first android app. Initially I started with Eclipse plus ADT plugin and launching the app on my phone worked fine. I then switched to Android studio and whilst I prefer ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

Memory management scheme for custom memory allocator

I am in the process of implementing a small memory manager. The users of this memory pool will always access the memory bytes via handles. So a memory allocation/deallocation is done with two APIs: ...
0
votes
0answers
69 views

Are bugs are viable wage strike methodolgoy [on hold]

Disclaimer. I believe myself to autistic but completely democratic so feel free to disregard or down vote but if editing try not to lose the sincerity or technical questions contained within. If you ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Algorithms in MapReduce [on hold]

I have been learning MapReduce for recent times, The problem I'm having is I still don't know how to design different algorithms(such as graph algorithms, searching, parsing, ...) in MapReduce? Is ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

How can i get buckets from aggregation query?This is Belongs to elasticsearch [on hold]

I am using elaticsearch v1.1.1 How to use InternalHistogram and ih.getBuckets() returing 13 records but those are not readable.How to make them readable ? Please correct the code that helpful to ...
1
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0answers
43 views

Need some recommendations for writing modern, consistent cross-platform C++ code [on hold]

I have mostly C# and JavaScript experience for about 5 years. Before that I programmed some years in C/C++ just for fun, so I know how to deal with raw pointers and destructors. I am familiar with ...
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0answers
28 views

human readable rules to C++ API [on hold]

I am looking for a library/engine that takes human readable rules and compile them into c++ code. Does something like this exist or would I have to write my own?
0
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1answer
15 views

Java software architecture for consuming batch XMLs

I have a requirement to setup a web service end point that can be called by the client to send batches of XML documents. The client could send anywhere from 1 million to 2 million XMLs in batches ...
0
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0answers
40 views

Shifting from developer to Product manager[career transition] [on hold]

I have been working as web application developer from past 5 year,now I got an opportunity to move on to Product management side as Junior Product manager,Now I need to make decision either to stay on ...
0
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0answers
36 views

is the evolution of NOSQL going to affect the Database programmers' careers? [on hold]

It is because of the easy storage,update and retrieval that NOSQL is gaining popularity.But the same is going to affect Relational DBMS (RDBMS) and all the database programmers who have been working ...
0
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0answers
16 views

Refactoring a Single Rails Model with large methods & long join queries trying to do everything

I have a working Ruby on Rails Model that I suspect is inefficient, hard to maintain, and full of unnecessary SQL join queries. I want to optimize and refactor this Model (Quiz.rb) to comply with ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Can't post data to php, Can't see why [migrated]

I have some data from a form that is being sent to a php script to send an email, it is from a template but I think it is wrong. I have isolated the part of the code that is to blame. The specific ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

Does Jquery basically use CSS3 for animation and effects?

I originally started out this question with "what is JQuery, and how does it work", in terms of all that fancy animation, effects, slideshow plugins, etc. I was uncertain as to how JQuery does all ...
5
votes
1answer
292 views

How do sockets work over wireless connections?

I've only worked on client side(specifically, mobile) applications using Android, where all networking is handled at the HTTP layer using framework provided components like HttpUrlConnection. But ...
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votes
0answers
24 views

How to pass dictionary(hash value) as command line argument to python script? [on hold]

Here I m passing dictionary as command line argument to python script >python post_request.py ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

Handling stylesheet from a real programming language

Lately I've been playing with CSS (and other web technologies). I'm a non-web programmer, and probably this is influencing way too much my approach. I found CSS syntax very limited, thus gave a shot ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Make Live Chat with Ajax or signalr [on hold]

Which one is the best technique to make live chat feature in web application, Ajax or signalr? i don't want to use any database.
0
votes
0answers
20 views

What kind of tests should be written for database-centric web-app?

What kind of tests should be written for database-centric web-app ? Is there any point in writing junit tests and mocking database ?
1
vote
1answer
49 views

Differentiating Standalone and Client-Server architectures

I was wondering what is the exact difference between a client-server and a standalone application, particularly in following scenario. For example lets say there is a win forms application running on ...
-1
votes
0answers
26 views

Did free/open software condition users to expect/accept less [on hold]

I am reading wikipedia's Worse is better. The article states: Therefore, the worse-is-better software will ... condition its users to expect less ... The article clearly discusses this in the ...
0
votes
0answers
25 views

JavaScript: testing with undefined value

While learning more about IE’s documentMode property, I came across some sniffing code, which, of cause, fails in browsers like Firefox. However, a simplified version of the test would readas such: ...
0
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0answers
23 views

Learning from basics - which language to choose [on hold]

I am from commerce background have zero computer science and coding experience. I work with a electronic market trading set up which nowadays is High frequency trading.I have to learn some language ...
4
votes
5answers
194 views

Classic inheritance problem?

I keep seeing the following pattern when people learn about OOP: Problem: How do I put objects of different but related types into a container? Solution: Inherit from a common base class. New ...

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