Coding topics for 06/09/2017

Apple’s Xcode 9 beta previews blockbuster improvements – TechWorld “With Xcode 9, a forthcoming upgrade to Apple’s integrated development environment for building apps for MacOS, iOS, tvOS, and watchOS, Apple is introducing a new source editor, a new build system, and compatibility with the Swift 4 language. A beta version…

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Artificial Intelligence / AI Reading for 06/09/2017

Is Python the most popular language for data science? – Maruti Techlabs “We need the best tools to leverage techniques that can turn data into insights by way of reporting or visualization. There are prominent languages such as C, C++, Java and Javascript for making meaning out of data. But…

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Coding topics for 06/03/2017

Improve Your Python: Python Classes and Object Oriented Programming “The class is a fundamental building block in Python. It is the underpinning for not only many popular programs and libraries, but the Python standard library as well. Understanding what classes are, when to use them, and how they can be…

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Coding topics for 05/29/2017

Programming Languages for Embedded Systems 101: Background and Resources – News “Here’s a brief guide to some useful programming languages used in embedded systems design—and where you can learn, practice, and master them.” tags:coding The Rust Programming Language “Rust is a systems programming language that runs blazingly fast, prevents segfaults,…

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General Reading for 12/06/2015

Apple and IBM made a brilliant new move to infiltrate large businesses – Yahoo Finance UK “Ultimately, this move will help Apple move deeper into the enterprise by grabbing the attention of corporate developers. They tend to gravitate toward languages that work well on servers, like the ones championed by…

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Math, Data Science, and Cognitive Reading for 12/02/2015

Or, why I still use Python for high performance scientific computing “Python is a great high level language for easily expressing ideas, but people don’t tend to think of it as a high performance language; for that you would want a compiled language — ideally C or C++ but Java…

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What I’m Reading on 08/20/2015

Skyscraper: A first-person 3D virtual skyscraper simulator “Skyscraper aims to be a fully-featured, modular, 3D realtime building simulator, powered by the Scalable Building Simulator (SBS) engine. The main feature SBS provides is a very elaborate and realistic elevator simulator, but also simulates general building features such as walls, floors, stairs,…

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Daily Math and Data Science Reading for 06/01/2015

The homalg project — Algorithmic Homological Algebra “The homalg project is a multi-author multi-package open source software project for constructive homological algebra.” tags: m algebra NTL: A Library for doing Number Theory “NTL is a high-performance, portable C++ library providing data structures and algorithms for manipulating signed, arbitrary length integers,…

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What I’m Reading on 12/09/2014

R, Swift soar in language search popularity in 2014 | InfoWorld “Stalwarts like Java, PHP, and C++ remain highly popular but are dropping in Tiobe’s year-end ratings” tags: bs swift r USDA Announces 2015 Agricultural Outlook Forum Speakers, Theme “Smart Agriculture in the 21st Century” | USDA Newsroom “The plenary…

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What I’m Reading on 11/14/2014

Google releases tools for developing Android apps in C/C++ – SD Times “Google has announced version 1.0 of fplutil, a set of small libraries and tools used to develop C and C++ Android apps. Fplutil comes out of Google’s Fun Propulsion Labs, a team devoted to improving gaming on Android…

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