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Posts for July, 2006

day

day is a WordPress query string variable that can used to request archive of posts published on a certain day, across months and years. day global variable stores day of the current post. It is set in the function setup_postdata($post) defined in [wordpress root folder]/wp-includes/functions.p [Continue]

Single, Double And Multiple Dispatch

This post has already been published on code::gallery blog which now has been merged into this blog. These are mechanisms in object oriented programming languages to identify the function/method to be invoked. The dispatch in the nomenclature is about dispatching messages to objects, as it is said in Smalltalk. [Continue]

Overcautious Coding

This post has already been published on code::gallery blog which now has been merged into this blog. Michael Feathers illustrates nicely the problem of overcautious coding. The following should probably be coding principles: Spurious null checks are a symptom of bad code. [Continue]

Javaref

This post has already been published on code::gallery blog which now has been merged into this blog. I think Javaref (via Ajaxian) displays one of the best uses of AJAX. It has injected usability and ease in refering to the Java documentation. [Continue]

Resource Acquisition Is Initialization

This post has already been published on code::gallery blog which now has been merged into this blog. Software programs have to deal with resources (memory, files, mutexes, semaphores, database connections, …) that a computer provides. To be able to make sure that the resources are available to all the programs and optimally used, following steps are required to use a resource: Acquire a resource Use the resource Release the resource By acquiring and releasing the program stakes its claim to the resource. [Continue]

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