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Nov
19
comment What is grouping?
My guess is structs.
Nov
19
comment How to send data between HTTP requests without user modifying it?
@CraigAnderson: if you want to detect if the client is sending bogus cookies, you don't need to both hashing, just do a plain-jane comparion.
Nov
18
comment How to send data between HTTP requests without user modifying it?
@CraigAnderson: That makes no sense to do. The server doesn't have to accept data the client sends if it doesn't want to. If you don't want the client to change data, just ignore whatever the client says!
Nov
18
comment How to send data between HTTP requests without user modifying it?
Assuming the user is authorized resource 4, you can't.
Nov
16
comment Do I have to distribute my code if I use GPL based jquery controls in my commercial application
possible duplicate of What constitutes "distributing" for LGPL v3
Nov
16
comment Do I have to distribute my code if I use GPL based jquery controls in my commercial application
Please read the GNU FAQ, or the text of the GPL for that matter, as that will answer all your questions.
Nov
12
comment Using PHP or C++ for in real world electronic devices
@M.K.Hunter: the touch pad on a microwave for example is pretty much guaranteed to be soldered into place and have no interface you could access without an oscilloscope and a lot of EE skill.
Nov
12
comment Using PHP or C++ for in real world electronic devices
To start, you'll need a degree in EE or the equivalent training and skills.
Nov
10
comment Is it imaginable to teach a machine how to program itself to a defined specification?
@Telastyn: comparing the input/output for a parser generator to the input/output for a human mind as being "more picky" is disingenuous at best.
Nov
10
comment Is it imaginable to teach a machine how to program itself to a defined specification?
@florian: it's not just "random" design choices. The answer to your question basically boils down to: "is it hypothetically possible to make a machine with a "mind".
Nov
10
comment Is it imaginable to teach a machine how to program itself to a defined specification?
@raptortech97: No, you cannot. Not 'complete' in the meaning of this question. In order for your spec to be so complete as to be capable of being mechanically transformed into an executable program, it essentially has to be written in a programming language. Otherwise, your spec will have undefined behavior, or you are just writing code in an MSWord document.
Nov
9
comment Is it bad to feel guilty using lots of libraries?
Do you think a carpenter feels guilty when they use off the shelf trusses and fasteners?
Nov
5
comment How to avoid spaghetti code when I have a lot of conditions?
A rules mechanism is often the first step down the road to the Inner Platform Effect.
Nov
4
comment Architecture - 3D Modeling Library
Look at how POV-Ray does it. Use that for inspiration. What makes the most sense is going to depend entirely on the application this software is going to solve, and you haven't indicated any purpose.
Nov
3
comment Alternative to printing debug information to stdout\stderr
Just run it in screen and call it a day.
Oct
28
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Oct
27
comment How do you learn a language without actual tools?
@JeffO: they also had a large team and an enormous support staff. That entire team of the Apollo program could be replaced by a small handful of people with todays tooling.
Oct
26
comment How do you learn a language without actual tools?
The machines and software tasks back then did not have the broad complexity of what is demanded today. While it's theoretically possible to learn C without being able to run your code, you'll be dead before you get to the skill level of someone with immediate access to the machine and several weeks. Depending on what the OP is doing with the arduino, trying to learn how to use it without the actual device can be completely impractical.
Oct
26
comment Do GC generations have any purpose (for an application programmer) other than answer to “tricky” HRs' questions?
They rarely have a purpose, and anyone that expects anyone other than the actual CLR team to know its details off the top of their head is wasting everyones time.
Oct
7
answered Do objects with validation logic in their domain really represent their real world counterparts?