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1answer
17 views

What are some methods to finding freelance programming work? [on hold]

I currently work at a company full time doing C++ programming. I would like to become a freelance software developer one day. What are some ways that I can start finding some clients to do freelance ...
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0answers
6 views

I'm looking to try and do some text style classification [ENGLISH] work, where can I find public data sets?

I wanted to try to do some text style classification work for English, something like finding the context that is most appropriate for a given word. For this project I need different sources of text ...
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1answer
21 views

Is it possible to implement a robust 2 node P2P protocol?

I am thinking about how to implement a P2P protocol with only two nodes. At first I read about different DHT implementations in the hope that this scenario would be feasible. Turns out most ...
0
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0answers
5 views

How to integrate cPanel/WHM API with third party billing system?

I want to install new cPanel/WHM by integrate and manage e.g create, delete and update customer information/packages from my currently Billing system that have been developed by Extend JS. Base on ...
0
votes
3answers
52 views

Pass the whole object to a method or just parts?

I have an object that has about 50 properties, but one of my methods only uses about 3 of these properties. Is it still better to pass the whole object or parts. A scenario would be were I am using ...
0
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0answers
19 views

Small engineering firm in need of document and file organization - best approach?

I have recently become involved with a small engineering firm that has only used Microsoft Office Word & Excel with AutoCAD .dwg files all saved to a shared drive in systematically numbered ...
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votes
1answer
49 views

Creating algorithms [on hold]

I am a relatively new programmer. I can pick up languages and learn syntax at a speed that I consider good, but I can't figure out how to solve problems logically using algorithms very well. I know ...
0
votes
0answers
39 views

Data structure for a Tower Defense

I've made a simple Tower Defense game in Unity with C# scripts. Currently it only has a working Tower and some minions walking by a path to the players base, but eventually I going to add more towers ...
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votes
0answers
31 views

What's your software development question? Be specific [on hold]

I would like to know how can I make a server program made with qt that it can connect over local and internet network. I did the local side but I dont know what do I have to do to the internet ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

DB migration and Azure deployment slots

I'm planning to push a new web application to an Azure Web Service (former Azure Website). I'd like to make use of the deployment slots to be able to test my deployment before pushing it to ...
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votes
0answers
25 views

Why is Facebook making their API so limited? [on hold]

Today I had an idea for a killer feature in my event management app that would take events and make Faceboook events from them using the API. In ten seconds of research I discovered that it can't be ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

Etymology of “class” keyword

I've long taken the word "class" in programming for granted. But I can't seem to reconcile the use of the word "class" for defining a blueprint for object creation. Do we know where/when this started ...
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votes
0answers
9 views

How do I go about building an iOS and Android app that can cache a simple website for offline use?

I would like to build a simple iOS and Android app that when connected to wifi downloads a simple website and stores it, so that when the user is offline the information is still available. Can it be ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

Is there a way to interface with a USB device? [migrated]

I am looking for a way to interface with a USB device connected to a computer. More specifically, this device is the TI89 Titanium graphing calculator. The calculator exposes USB and upon connecting ...
-1
votes
0answers
50 views

Am I too old to start a Software Engineering Degree? [on hold]

Introduction First post here. I'll start off with saying I am 23, turning 24 this November. Late last year I started learning the basics of programming and how to apply it. I currently work as a ...
0
votes
3answers
58 views

Avoid opt(options) in javascript

A lot of frameworks, most like jQuery plugins uses the "optional" parameter. Basically a dictionary (or key/value structure) with a bunch of additional parameters instead of send in the parameter's ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Angular animate parent div of ng-view using element insde ng-view [on hold]

I am so stuck (Been trying for days now). Is it possible to animate a parent div of ng-view using a directive from the routed pages??? I want to animate both the page routing in ng-view & the ...
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votes
0answers
18 views

Should I bother learning GPU Programming even if my industry doesn't [seem to ever] need it? [on hold]

I know this kind of post is banned on here, but I'm that desperate. I apologize. I'm aware that GPU programming has not been confined to graphics acceleration for quite a while now, and I've read ...
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votes
1answer
27 views

Java Non-static method cannot be referenced from a static context

I want to make a reservation system for a camping. I also wanna know how many people already have made a reservation. Im using the iterator but I get the error "Non-static method getPersons() cannot ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Using XML to store and edit data records in Java

I want to use XML to store data for an assignment . In this Java assignment I'll get data from the user in form of lines in a file below INSERT INTO student(id,name,family,isMale) VALUES ...
0
votes
1answer
61 views

How does StackExchange load data from the server without making an XHR request?

When viewing the questions for a tag on SE networks, every now and then you will get a message at the top: n questions with new activity. However the weird thing (to me) is that I don't see any ...
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1answer
16 views

Sequencing distributed tasks with a distributed DB

Background I have two separate processes, WriteIt() and ReadIt(). One creates records, and the other processes the records in a DB cluster. Once WriteIt() creates a record, it queues a ReadIt() ...
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votes
0answers
19 views

How to calculate gradient for hidden layer in backpropagation [on hold]

How to calculate gradient for hidden layer and update input-hidden weights in backpropagation
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0answers
19 views

Algorithm to decide category within an interval [on hold]

Suppose a day is divided: Night 00-06 Morning 06-12 Afternoon 12-18 Evening 18-00 I need some kind of algorithm to decide what category (Night, Morning...) a given time within an interval of 6 ...
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votes
0answers
27 views

Why do some programming languages implements PriorityQueue structures whilst others do not? [on hold]

Some programming languages implement/offer a PriorityQueue data structure, while some others (e.g. Ruby, Javascript) do not and offer them via 3rd-party packages. Personally, I feel more confident in ...
1
vote
1answer
84 views

is a DoS attack a good analogy of Dining Philosophers?

Let's say that, instead philosophers, we have TCP/IP connections to a server, and instead forks we have the server's TCP/IP avaliable ports. In this scenario, we don't have a lot of connections ...
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votes
0answers
23 views

IntelliJ asymptotic complexity plugin? [on hold]

Is there any IntelliJ or Eclipse plugin that shows line/method asymptotic complexity on the fly like intellij shows for instance debug informations, but of course in compile time?
0
votes
2answers
38 views

What term means a language-specific API, but would include a “REST API”?

I am on a team that is creating a JavaScript API, a C# API, and an HTTP API. By this I mean that we are creating 1) a series of JavaScript functions that JavaScript developers can use, 2) a series of ...
3
votes
2answers
51 views

Design question concerning proper and practical encapsulation

I have been working on refactoring old code and found a lot of instances of the following type of situation: There is a master object which we call "Application" and there is only one of these. The ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Test-first iterative development in Common Lisp environment

Given: I want to practice proper test-first, continuous delivery-style software development in Common Lisp environment. Problem: How each red-green-refactor iteration of the process should look ...
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votes
0answers
18 views

Get touch events at 1 second intervals on javascript [migrated]

I am building a touch responsive website using some javascript. I need to get the x-coordinate of a finger touch as it slides across the screen. I have tried the touchmove event, but it polls way ...
0
votes
1answer
42 views

Too specific of namespacing/packaging

I'm about to start building a C# library for English and French morphology as a side project. The library will be later merged with other linguistic aspects (phonology, sentence parsing, etc). for ...
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vote
2answers
106 views

PHP: is read file at every page load too heavy?

In F3 Framework Controller I wrote a function checking whether MySql data are saved in a file, otherwise loading a form to ask users for that data (similar to Wordpress Installation). This function ...
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votes
0answers
69 views

C++ on the offense [on hold]

I have just started learning C++ and I hope to use it alongside my interest in information security and ethical hacking. I know of a book called 'Violent Python', which demonstrates how Python can be ...
7
votes
2answers
975 views

Manager reading version control commits

Our manager is monitoring the git commits on all of our projects; usually this isn't a problem and I love the fact that version control provides a log of all work that's happening ,especially for ...
-3
votes
0answers
25 views

exchange code between distributed computing system [on hold]

in a heterogeneous distributed real time systems , how a to send a function or procedure to be executed in another processor on the network and retrieve the result of execution back. i read in ...
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votes
0answers
21 views

pick a list of sequences from a list using linq [on hold]

How to use linq to pick a sequences from a list which is of ascending order. It should start from the first number in the list. eg: 1,7,3,18,20 This will result in 2 sequences: i want to pick ...
-3
votes
1answer
80 views

Good Junior Android Developer Interview - What to expect? [on hold]

I am a self taught Android Developer with my own start up for Android Applications and 2 years of College experience (CS). I recently was put through an employment process with a company for a role as ...
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votes
0answers
27 views

Monitoring an .mp2 file in Linux to see if it's used by another process

I'm working with an application that creates .mp2 audio files. I need to make sure the audio files are completely released by the application before moving the file to another directory. I have a ...
0
votes
1answer
87 views

Ethicality of online license checks

Our program has a piracy problem, some people buy a personal license and install it on all the computers in a company. We want to check that only a single instance of a serial id is used at the same ...
0
votes
1answer
128 views

Should I always call super in Java? [duplicate]

Anti-pattern considerations aside, should I always call super in Java when overriding methods, even when the method is empty? Take a look at the code below, this is an excerpt from AsyncTask and can ...
0
votes
0answers
16 views

Sequence diagram with different scheduling time and events

I have to refactor a system and I want to draw some Sequence Diagram. The point is that I have different scheduling times and real time events and I don't know exactly how to do a clean Sequence ...
1
vote
0answers
27 views

TFS Branching an incomplete version

I am working on an application and it is at a point where I need to wait for an API to be delivered to complete it. It's almost there but not quite finished. My manager has told me he wants me to ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

How do macro- recorders/players “click” a link in a webpage? [on hold]

In other words: how can a separate program force a browser to request a URL? I have used several macro-recorders and they can. I am interested in the mechanism they use to make this reliable. E.g. ...
1
vote
4answers
100 views

How to make sure clean code well implemented? [duplicate]

I'm a project manager in a small team of developers (consisting 3 team leaders and 10 programmers) We're currently trying to enforce clean code for our team , we're having small frequent seminars ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Why separate APNS certificate for different accounts MDM

I am now studying different MDM(Mobile device management) solutions. IOS has different way to enroll and manage devices. For push notification and OTA transmissions IOS needs separate APNS ...
0
votes
1answer
82 views

What is the best way to create DTOs from entities and update entities from DTOs in a layered architecture?

Option 1: At first I would make a call to my service layer, which served as an API for my core domain, to get a domain object or a list of domain objects and then pass them into the assembler which ...
-1
votes
1answer
40 views

What's the difference between WCF webservice and asp webmethods? [on hold]

I am really interested to know what it the diference between an plain old normal webmethod and WCF webservice ? I mean how do the work ,what's the technology behind them ? How the hell does this ...
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votes
0answers
38 views

what's the difference between REST and SOAP? [duplicate]

I know its been asked a lot of times but want to know what the difference in terms of coding and performance ,which one is better in what ways ?
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votes
0answers
58 views

Pros and Cons of associating your real identity with your stack exchange/ SO account [on hold]

What are the pros and cons of associating your actual identity with your Stack overflow account? I am more interested in the cons if i can only ask one question. Heres some that i thought of but I ...

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