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What is the difference between a junior and a senior programmer? (Personal)

Nowadays, I don’t feel like writing, but yesterday a funny idea came up to my mind. Once – it happened not so long time ago – I was in the running for a simple job, a determined guy prepared to … Continue reading

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About middle-test loops

Ordinary program loops can be cathegorized into the following two cathegories: pre-test loops and post-test loops. For example, in C++ for loops and while loops are pre-test loops, do-while loops are post-test loops. (It isn’t very hard to find out … Continue reading

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Another annoying mistake (ActionScript 3.0)

Debugging is not always a torture. It is when we have to beat a deadline and when eliminating bugs from a new product is matter of life and death, but when we have enough time and we are enthusiastic enough, … Continue reading

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Approaches to optimize a small program (C++)

Imagine we have to work on the following problem (because it is our new assignment, our boss is obsessed with this problem, etc.): We have a text file that’s a few hundred megabytes long. We knows that this text contains … Continue reading

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My five most common programming mistakes in C++

I’m a junior programmer. Junior means I don’t have industrial experience, sad, but coding at home and working at a company are entirely different things. Strict deadlines, teamwork with a lots of smart guys, really big source codes and the … Continue reading

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Macro, with or without you (C++)

“Macros are the bluntest instrument of C and C++’s abstraction facilities, ravenous wolves in functions’ clothing, hard to tame, marching to their own beat all over your scopes. Avoid them.“ C++ Coding Standards: 101 Rules, Guidelines, and Best Practices by … Continue reading

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An annoying typo (ActionScript 3.0 )

In the last days I’ve worked on the project Traced, in other words, I’ve coded pretty much in ActionScript3.0. It wasn’t bad at all, except a typo. It was nothing more than a small and boring semicolon, what I forgot … Continue reading

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