Category Archives: Unix philosophy

But What Does It All Mean?

We are at that point in the semester where we are all feeling a bit overwhelmed.  We’re past the introductory material, covered a lot of new concepts and ideas, there’s the threat of a midterm on the horizon, and to … Continue reading Continue reading

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Rule of Diversity: Distrust all claims for “one true way”.

I’ve been programming simulations and algorithms in C++ for several years now, but it’s only been in the last year or so that I’ve really began to appreciate the advantages of diversifying ones language repertoire.  My conversion began after reading … Continue reading Continue reading

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