Gary Willoughby
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How can this all fit into 64kb?
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It's procedural based. The content is not included in the exe, only the rules of how to draw it. When launched, the program draws what it needs to at runtime it's not pre-rendered or pre-saved in any ...

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How to become a JavaScript ninja?
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Your answer is experience. I'm afraid there is no other way to become good at it without practise. Try and create similar libraries to the ones you've looked at as an exercise. Keep reading but ...

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What's the difference between computer science and programming?
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Computer science deals with the theoretical foundations of information, computation, and with practical techniques for their implementation and application. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...

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How mature is FreeBASIC?
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PureBasic is probably your best bet instead of FreeBASIC but if i was you, i'd probably change to a more modern and robust language such as C# or Python.

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What is the most inspiring speech from a developer you ever watched?
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Doug Engelbart: The Demo Doug Engelbart giving the "mother of all Demos" 1968 http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-8734787622017763097 Doug's 1968 Demo - web page with links to various versions ...

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How is precedence determined in C pointers?
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You could try the 'The Clockwise Spiral' Method to understand these insane declarations: http://c-faq.com/decl/spiral.anderson.html I blogged about it here too: http://www.kalekold.net/index.php?...

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Does an unexperienced programmer need an IDE?
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I think an inexperienced PHP developer would be a lot more productive with an IDE. The question should be, should experienced PHP developers need an IDE?

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Why is a lightning bolt used to represent events in IDEs?
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Because a bolt of lightning is quite an event!

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How necessary is it to learn JavaScript before jQuery?
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jQuery is Javascript. You can't really understand jQuery without understanding Javascript.

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What is the most inspiring speech from a developer you ever watched?
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hQVTIJBZook JavaScript: The Good Parts by Doug Crockford JavaScript is a language with more than its share of bad parts. It went from non-existence to global ...

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Is saying "JSON Object" redundant?
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A JavaScript Object Notation Object is just that. You need to qualify what type the object is of. If you just said "my script returns a JavaScript Object Notation", then it doesn't make sense. JSON ...

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What other reasons are there to write interfaces rather than abstract classes?
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Interfaces are used in situations where the object doesn't matter only that it has a particular interface defined. For example: function (Interface Object) { // Use a method defined in Interface. ...

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How to get a programmer to apply nice design touches?
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It's very rare to find a programmer who can design to a good standard. Design can be very hard for some programmers while programming can be very hard for some designers. If it was easy for ...

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Can I use Node to add email functionality to an existing site?
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I gues you could use the emailjs plugin for node. Even if node wasn't serving the site you could still interact with node from the static webpage through websockets using socket.io. This all sounds a ...

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Should a PHP beginner use a framework?
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You need to buy a good book on web application programming and code and run the examples contained within. There is no better way of learning PHP.

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Dark themes in IDE with multiple monitors
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I have two color schemes one for high light environments and one for low light environments. I switch between the two when the need arises.

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Is it ok to write a quick software programme and then refactor it?
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It's amazing how many prototypes end up as being the final product. I would say follow your coding guidelines to create the prototype and once finished it shouldn't need a great deal of refactoring or ...

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How can Continuous Delivery work in practice?
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To be honest, ALL software is in continuous delivery! The most important thing is to get it out the door! Get your users using it and prioritize the feature requests and bug squashing after that. "...

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