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Taste for Makers

His field is hot now and every year he is inundated by applications from would-be graduate students. "A lot of them seem smart," he said. "What I can't tell is whether they have any kind of taste. " Taste. Mathematicians call good work "beautiful," and so, either now or in the past, have scientists, engineers, musicians, architects, designers, writers, and painters. For those of us who design things, these are not just theoretical questions. If you mention taste nowadays, a lot of people will tell you that "taste is subjective. " Most of us are encouraged, as children, to leave this tangle unexamined. Your mother at this point is not trying to teach you important truths about aesthetics. Like many of the half-truths adults tell us, this one contradicts other things they tell us. What goes through the kid's head at this point?

Saying that taste is just personal preference is a good way to prevent disputes. What should every programmer know about web development.


Agile. Debugging. Heap (data structure) Example of a complete binary max-heap with node keys being integers from 1 to 100 1. the min-heap property: the value of each node is greater than or equal to the value of its parent, with the minimum-value element at the root. 2. the max-heap property: the value of each node is less than or equal to the value of its parent, with the maximum-value element at the root.

Heap (data structure)

Throughout this article the word heap will always refer to a min-heap. In a heap the highest (or lowest) priority element is always stored at the root, hence the name heap. A heap is not a sorted structure and can be regarded as partially ordered. Note that, as shown in the graphic, there is no implied ordering between siblings or cousins and no implied sequence for an in-order traversal (as there would be in, e.g., a binary search tree). A heap data structure should not be confused with the heap which is a common name for the pool of memory from which dynamically allocated memory is allocated.

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#Beginner - mIRC Commands Listing. IRC Information.....

#Beginner - mIRC Commands Listing

Quick Reference to mIRC Commands Download here a zip/exe file which runs a program giving you easy access to these commands. Very Kewl! Download the text version of this page. / Recalls the previous command entered in the current window A new feature in mIRC allows you to minimize mIRC and lock it with a password for strange eyes.

Shift+Mouse on Switchbar - Did you know that you can 'fast-close' a window in mIRC by clicking its button on the Switchbar while holding the SHIFT key pressed down?? /uwho - Ever wondered who you're actually speaking with? ALT + Minus - Press the key combination ALT and 'minus' simultaneous to access the windows' System Menu's (found under that little horizontal bar in every top left corner of ANY window in mIRC and windows). /clear - Use the /clear command to flush away all old text you dont want to read again. Doskey - Remember that old doskey feature under DOS?

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Hypertext Transfer Protocol. This document has been superseded.

Hypertext Transfer Protocol

In 2014, RFC2616 was replaced by multiple RFCs (7230-7237). See IETF Documents for more information. Network Working Group R. Fielding Request for Comments: 2616 UC Irvine Obsoletes: 2068 J. Gettys Category: Standards Track Compaq/W3C J. Status of this Memo This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for improvements. Copyright Notice Copyright (C) The Internet Society (1999).



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