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    smart phone apps.

    Is there an app. you need or want with a vengeance but have yet to see in the online stores? what does it do? what keeps you from implementing it? what price would you put on your app. if you developed it? I am looking to get into the market, and many of the original ideas that arrive to me...
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    ARM processor manual/Linux interrupts

    Hi, I am in need of the programmer's manual for the 88F5182. I need to create some interrupt handlers and I need to know the interrupt vector locations, etc. as well as the general model that this chip uses to process interrupts. I can't seem to find the reference I need on google...
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    quick svn question

    To my understanding, when I create a branch, I can edit and commit code on that branch with no effect on the trunk until I merge later on... but if someone edits code in the trunk, when i svn update my branch, i will have to merge those changes into my code. is my understanding correct...
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    merge two databases --how?

    The client has an existing database. We have one as well. We aren't needing so much to merge the schemas but rather insert our data into their database. The only thing I can think to do is to write something that pulls it out of ours and inserts it into theirs. Is there some methodology I...
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    How do you juice?

    So all of us as programmers/designers eventually arrive to the place where we need some energy that comes in a can. It doesn't matter if you are a student programmer, a researcher, a web designer, a firmware engineer... we all get that that point eventually. What is your preferred variety? I...
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    database selection recommendation

    Hey, Guys. At work we are working on a piece of hardware that communicates with a PC strapped to the user's side. The computer is running a stripped-down version of winxp. We need some lightweight database functionality. We are working on a prototype now and have chosen two alternatives for...
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    weird python problem

    hey, all. i'm pretty new to python, so i'm not understanding what is causing this error. from the interpreter, when i use the command shown from xml.dom import minidom i get >>> from xml.dom import minidom Traceback (most recent call last): File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>...
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    Algorithm Showdown

    So there is another thread on the forum now dealing with a dynamic programming algorithm. We all got together and we discussed some ideas for a solution. Some of us were close, some of us were far off. It got me to thinking of a "contest" that was on here a while back, I think mikeblas...
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    need access to bug reports and more...

    for my master's work, i have selected a topic which has been given more consideration recently: that of classifying bugs as duplicates for some percentage of actual bug duplicates. a recent paper i read filtered 8% of the duplicates. i hope to make that percentage larger, but 8% is a respectable...
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    coldfusion, query of a query dynamically

    hi. on my current project, i have been tasked to write the queries to apply certain filters in what is displayed. no biggie. what i'd like to do, though, i have no idea how to do since i am very new to coldfusion. i want to make a query that can take one argument that contains a list of...
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    coldfusion spawn java thread?

    on my current project, we are using coldfusion mx6 or so. it's an older version since it's an older project. i'm new to web programming, so i think this question may be very silly to some of you. i've read some on the subject and seem to think it can be done, but it's difficult to find good...
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    another "recommend me a resource" threads--coldfusion

    i was recently moved to a new project at work. it's a pretty interesting one, but web programming is pretty new to me and coldfusion is VERY new to me. if you have the time, please recommend me a resource where i can get a crash-course to aid me in the simple tasks they gave me to learn...
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    c++ stl vector question

    unfortunately, my stroustrup is a couple hours away and i am having difficulty understand the root cause of my error. when i implement this bool funct(cell& item,vector <cell*>& x); i get this error from this line for(vector<cell>::iterator i = x.begin(); i != x.end(); i++) i...
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    for you A.I. gurus

    I'm looking to implement an algorithm for a project that can tell me if an object is present or not. this algorithm is fairly simple as far as vision algorithms go. all i need is a boolean condition returned to be to indicate if there is an object obstructing my vehicle's path. if there is, i...
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    virtual memory question

    hey, guys. this is more theoretical than anything else... so if you don't know the answer please qualify your opinion with "but i don't know" :) when i disable the paging file in windows, does it literally turn off all memory paging? how about in linux? i'm on a computer at work that only...
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    for you systems guys...

    i was reading a chapter in a book on GCC and it got me to wondering something. i could probably take a few hours and look this up, or compile some programs to assembly and examine them, but to be honest i like the conversation. i will be glad to hear answers pertaining to the compiler and...
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    Neat Book Link

    http://www.computer-books.us/ mostly old books, but free and online... available for download. The page owner claims permission to publish these.
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    usb question

    is anybody familiar with a device like this that has the usb standard defined on-chip rather than in a driver? i need to connect a usb device (cell phone) to a microcontroller, but all of the devices i saw require you to install a driver for the usb end, which is not possible in this...
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    academic quesiton for you all

    When I was in college, we learned basic programming control and things in Ada. We then learned data structures, basic graph algorithms, and basic algorithmic analysis in Ada. Around this time, we took a machine course in assembly. later on, i took another low-level course where we programmed the...
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    common lisp hashtabe syntax question

    i need to add distinct pairs to a hashtable and associate a value with them. let's say we have x, y, and z. each of {x,y} {x,z} {y,z} is what i need to store and associate a value with. i have tried this: (setf (gethash '('x . 'y) sometable) 1.2) i have also tried (setf (gethash '('x 'y)...
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    ..i'm an idiot.

    just for fun.. ....when was the last time you had one of those "oh, DUH!" moments? ..i had one this evening. i was playing with a microcontroller i bought a while back.... i want to start a small project but figured i better make sure i know how to get code on the board first. ....so i...
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    Common LISP

    i've been using this language a lot recently. i see it has many, many features that were once considered miraculous. i can see how it would have been a god-send in the late 1950's when programming machines was extremely difficult. are there any practical reasons for using this language today...
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    help me find iis substitute?

    i'm currently working on a personal project written in ASP. i am using web developer 2008 express and i need to be able to connect to iis. however, i can't get iis because i don't have my windows cd in this state. i've read about cassini. will web developer 2008 express connect to this...
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    what are the most important innovations in operating systems?

    this forum is kind of just for fun, especially with how tense thing have been around here recently. speaking strictly from a systems standpoint, what has really pushed your buttons over the past 50 years? Granted, there are several things that MUST exist in any general-purpose operating...
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    any advice for parallel programming?

    fairly soon, i am getting an awesome opportunity to help program on a high-performance system. okay, well not THAT high-performace because it's not in the top500 list, but still cool. any advice to help me achieve vectorizeable code at a very high percentage of my loops? any advice also in...
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    .NET + excel

    can somebody point me to a page that explains how to pull comments from excel into a .NET app? i teach classes at a large university. i have 90 students, and it takes some time to make these comments in my grade book as to why they lose credit on assignments, and i'd like to be able to pull...
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    cat5e power carrying ability

    hi, y'all. i'm considering using some cat5e for a personal project. the cable should be able to transmit serial data about 50 feet and also be able to send power over two pairs of the unused cable. so that's 1 wire for rx, one wire for tx, one wire for ground, two for power + and two for...
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    communication synchronization using handshaking

    can someone give me the names of some methods to look up to do very quick handshaking for synchronization of communications? i need to communicate between a microcontroller and an embedded pc via serial. data will be flowing in both directions. if you need more information, i'll be glad to...
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    network traffic question

    i'm at my campus, and usually i don't care about the slow network because i understand that it's just going to be slow... in fact, i still don't care.. i'm just curious :) so i'm running ethereal, and i see a breakdown like this.. after 6 1/2 minutes, there are 55,000 packets captured. 50&#37...
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    need new web hosting

    one of the non-profits i work with is running out of web space. their current host provides ~25 meg of space and x amount of transfer that we never encorach for 20 bucks a month. after a lot of talking, they realize they're paying too much and have also hit the 25 meg wall. how do you all...
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    svchost.exe is a mem hog

    is it unusual to have 1 instance of svchost.exe consume more than 193 meg of memory? if so, what can i do about it?
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    need a prog to slow down music

    i'm a big blues fan. i recently read that one of my heroes, robert johnson, may have been recorded too fast or the recordings may have been played too fast when being transferred.... i currently am at school. my cd's are at home. however, i ripped the songs off in wma format for my portable...
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    iptables help

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    windows cluster software

    i've got this thread in the programming forum. could you guys perhaps shed some light for me? it's got to be 32-bit
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    free clustering software

    in school, we're writing a very large genetic algorithm in c#. we decided to utilize threads to speed the process up. we've got the concurrency issues figured out (thank you, .NET inventers!).... so we need a way to distribute the threads across many processors to speed things up. it will...
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    cisco 1600 Vs. linksys stuff

    now and again i do some volunteer work for a local nonprofit. i've spoken about them before on here, but i'll explain some stuff again. they've got an internet connection (what it is, i don't know.. i'll have to find out). they also have several campuses that are many miles apart. they handle...
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    java vector nullpointerexception

    import java.util.*; import java.lang.*; public class queue{ private Vector<Integer> victor; void queue(){ victor=new Vector<Integer>(); } void enqueue(int vertex){ Integer temp = new Integer(vertex); victor.addElement(temp);//CRASHES RIGHT HERE }...
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    mp3 encoding

    so i am considering implementing the following idea sometime in the next year or so as a program for people to use for "converting" old recordings on record, cassette, 8-track, etc into a digital format. |turntable/8-track player/etc.| -----|computer| ---- |recording/conversion program| -----...
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    exponentiation --how is it accomplished?

    so if i include the math.h library in c/c++ then i can say something like double d = pow(53,6); but i can also do something like double d = pow(53, 0.5); i can understand how to achieve the first one... simple iterations, although it strikes me that there might be a quicker...
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    quick, easy: what is enum?

    that is, how is it represented by the machine? an integer? i've currently got no real reason to know, as my program works fine... but i don't like using contructs of a language without knowing how they work from at least an abstract level.
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