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Kosta Stojanovski11/10/14
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Man, Woman, Dog: A Task from the Past

This article describes solutions for an exercise that was given to students by economics faculty who visited my computer science department 10 years ago. The task is relatively easy but somehow we couldn't manage it at that time. The program had to be written in C, which we didn't know well and was one of the reasons for the failure. Two weeks ago I decided to finish this problem so I sat in front of my PC and implemented two possible solutions for it in Java.

Ajitesh Kumar11/10/14
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Angularjs Custom Directives Tutorial: Quiz App Code Example

This article presents a tutorial on how to create custom directives, using a sample quiz app and code examples. The quiz app demonstration could be found on following pages. Please excuse me for typos, if found.

Paul Hammant11/10/14
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The Pervasive Inbox

Email is older than the web, and it’s way past due for an improvement. We want to see JavaScript turned on in email packages. I feel that is inevitable, and it’d be nice to have a product that can immediately take advantage when that happens.

Rob Galanakis11/10/14
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If you hear "perception is reality" you're probably being screwed

I was once told in a performance review that “perception is reality.” I was infuriated, and the words stuck in my mind as the most toxic thing a manager could say to an employee. Let me tell you what “perception is reality” means, and why you should plan on leaving your job the moment you hear it:

Ajitesh Kumar11/09/14
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AngularJS Interview Questions: Set 3

The article represents the 3rd set of 10 interview questions. Following are previous two sets that have been published earlier on our website.

Ayende Rahien11/09/14
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Career Planning: Disaster Recovery

One of the more important things that you have to remember is that you should always be ready for failure. As developers, we are used to thinking about stuff like that in our code, but this is true for real life as well.

Ajitesh Kumar11/09/14
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Learn R: Hello World with R

This article represents some of the basic concepts you need to understand in order to write a Hello world using the R programming language.

Alec Noller11/08/14
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Leave us a Comment: What Are You Working On?

Developers have a tendency to work a lot. Maybe your job is a grueling nine-to-five torture, or maybe it's a dream come true. Either way, there's a good chance that you go home and keep working on something of your own. Well, we want to hear about it! Leave a comment and let us know what you're working on.

Lauren Clapper11/08/14
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Want to Make a Google Play App? Android Tells You the Secrets to Success

To help all the developers how there who want in on this lucrative business, Android has released a "how-to" on what makes a Google Play App sell called "The Secrets to App Success on Google Play."

Anand Narayanaswamy11/08/14
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Review: Build Your Own Website - A Comic Guide to HTML, CSS, and WordPress

In order to work with WordPress, you need not require any prior knowledge in HTML and CSS. However, a basic idea of HTML and CSS always helps if you would like to build websites manually. No Starch Press has released an entirely different book with the title, Build Your Own Website.

Hubert Klein Ikkink11/07/14
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Awesome Asciidoctor: Table Column and Cell Alignment

Creating a table with Asciidoctor is a breeze.

Erich Styger11/07/14
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USB CDC with the FRDM-K64F, finally!

Sometimes I think that a problem should be solvable in a few minutes, and then it turns out that it lingers around for months. Very, very frustrating! Such a thing is getting the USB 4.1.1 stack running on the FRDM-K64F board. I have that board since April 2014, and it took me 7 months to get the FSL USB stack running on it.

Lauren Clapper11/07/14
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It’s Pi Season: Two New Features for Raspberry Fans

It's a good time to be a Pi lover with the new Pi-Top and Mozilla's Fx OS.

Lauren Clapper11/07/14
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Microsoft Wants You Back

Microsoft may not be as trendy and hip as Apple (see: Urban Dictionary’s definition of a “hipster”), but its three reveals this past week might be about to change all that.

John Cook11/07/14
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How well does sample range estimate range?

I’ve been doing some work with Focused Objective lately, and today the following question came up in our discussion. If you’re sampling from a uniform distribution, how many samples do you need before your sample range has an even chance of covering 90% of the population range?