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osx - What are the preferred versions of Vim and Emacs on Mac OS X?

For those of us that like to use the graphical version of Vim or Emacs, instead of the console version, which version do you recommend? For Vim, there's Mac OS X Vim, MacVim, Vim-Cocoa. For Emacs, Ca…


functional programming - Why should I learn Lisp?

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resources - Large Data Sets

I'm always looking for large data sets to test various types of programs on. Does anyone have any suggestions?…


Is there a functional language for C++ ecosystem?

Java has Scala and.NET has F#. Both of these languages are very highly integrated into the respective Java and.NET platforms. Classes can be written in Scala then extended in Java for example. Do…


artificial intelligence - Best programming based games

Back when I was at school, I remember tinkering with a Mac game where you programmed little robots in a sort of pseudo-assembler language which could then battle each other. They could move themselves…


javascript - Where can I learn jQuery? Is it worth it?

I've had a lot of good experiences learning about web development on w3schools.com.It's hit or miss, I know, but the PHP and CSS sections specifically have proven very useful for reference. Anyway, I…


algorithm - How to detect duplicate data?

I have got a simple contacts database but I'm having problems with users entering in duplicate data. I have implemented a simple data comparison but unfortunately the duplicated data that is being en…


Is Python good for big software projects(not web based)?

Right now I'm developing mostly in C/C++, but I wrote some small utilities in Python to automatize some tasks and I really love it as language(especially the productivity). Except for the performan…


nlp - How do you implement a “Did you mean”?

Possible Duplicate: How does the Google “Did you mean?” Algorithm work? Suppose you have a search system already in your website. How can you implement the "Did you mean:<spell_checked_word>" like…


python - invisible watermarks in images

How do you insert invisible watermarks in images for copyright purposes? I'm looking for a python library. What algorithm do you use? What about performance and efficiency?…




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