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Bookmarks for February 8th through April 23rd

These are my links for February 8th through April 23rd: Create a new Fiddle – jsFiddle – AngularJS — Superheroic JavaScript MVC Framework – Mosh: the mobile shell – Ensembl Variant Effect Predictor – Google Campus London – ChemDoodle Web Components | HTML5 Chemistry –

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Bookmarks for December 16th through January 11th

These are my links for December 16th through January 11th: Toxiclibsjs v0.1.0 | labs.hapticdata.com – Toxiclibs toxiclibs – fuse-ext2 | Free System Administration software downloads at SourceForge.net – ext2 & ext3 FUSE driver for OSX HSMM-MESH – RISC OS Open: Welcome –

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3 sorts of sort

I’ve been fiddling around recently with some stuff which I’m sure I covered in my CS degree 16 (Gah! Really?) years ago but have had to re-educate myself about. Namely a few different implementations of sort. I implemented three types in Perl with some reacquaintance of the mechanisms via Wikipedia. I found a few existing […]

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Bookmarks for November 25th through December 6th

These are my links for November 25th through December 6th: gource – Project Hosting on Google Code – 500 Internal Server Error – 500 Internal Server Error 500 Internal Server Error – 500 Internal Server Error The British Shooting & Countryman Show – possibly worth a visit Futurelab – Innovation in education –

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An Interview Question

I’d like to share a basic interview question I’ve used in the past. I’ve used this in a number of different guises over the years, both at Sanger and at ONT but the (very small!) core remains the same. It still seems to be able to trip up a lot of people who sell themselves […]

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Great pieces of code

A lot of what I do day-to-day is related to optimisation. Be it Perl code, SQL queries, Javascript or HTML there are usually at least a couple of cracking examples I find every week. On Friday I came across this: SELECT cycle FROM goldcrest WHERE id_run = ? This query is being used to find […]

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7 utilities for improving application quality in Perl

I’d like to share with you a list of what are probably my top utilities for improving code quality (style, documentation, testing) with a largely Perl flavour. In loosely important-but-dull to exciting-and-weird order… Test::More. Billed as yet another framework for writing test scripts Test::More extends Test::Simple and provides a bunch of more useful methods beyond […]

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