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How has Python remained so popular?

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In 1991, the Python programming language was created. It is a dynamically typed object oriented language that is often used for scripting and web...

Exploring Language Improvements in C# 7.2 and 7.3

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With the C# 7 generation, Microsoft has decided to increase the cadence of language releases, releasing minor version numbers, aka point releases, for the...

Systems programming with Go in UNIX and Linux

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This is a guest post by Mihalis Tsoukalos. Mihalis is a Unix administrator, programmer, and Mathematician who enjoys writing. He is the author of Go...

Creating a Catalyst Application in Catalyst 5.8

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Creating the application skeleton Catalyst comes with a script called catalyst.pl to make this task as simple as possible. catalyst.pl takes a single argument, the...

.NET Generics 4.0: Container Patterns and Best Practices

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(For more resources on .NET, see here.) Generic container patterns There are several generic containers such as List<T>, Dictionary<Tkey,Tvalue>, and so on. Now, let's take a...

Creating Bar Charts

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(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) Drawing a bar chart with Flex The Flex framework offers some charting components that are fairly easy...

Motion Detection

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(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) Obtaining the frame difference To begin with, we create a patch with name Frame001.pd. Put in all...

Using Sprites for Animation

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(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) Sprites Let's briefly discuss sprites. In gaming, sprites are usually used for animation sequences; a sprite is...

Dependency Management in SBT

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(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) In the early days of Java, when projects were small and didn't have many external dependencies,...

Building Ladder Diagram programs (Simple)

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(For more resources related to this topic, see here.) There are several editions of RSLogix 5000 available today, which are similar to Microsoft Windows' home...

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