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Regular Expressions

What’s so regular about “^(XF)?(CAT|DOG)([\d]+|[^KSCBMT]+)$” anyway? Regular expressions are an extremely powerful tool for dealing with text input of all kinds. They are “regular” in the sense that there is a very specific way of defining them, so that you … Continue reading

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Protected: Paper trails

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Protected: SQL Concatenation is evil

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Interfaces and other abstractions

In object orientated development, you most commonly work with objects. Objects are like little gadgets that you use to make your program do things. You do so by interacting with methods and properties of the object. That is their interface. … Continue reading

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Protected: Expressive code and the Library

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Hello World!

Hello World seems to be the common example to introduce programming, so maybe it’s appropriate for introducing a programming blog. ┬áThis blog is about improving code. ┬áDepending on where you are on your programming path, some may be old news, … Continue reading

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