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How long should a name be?

How long should a variable or function name be? A well-established tradition encourages us to use clear, meaningful names; names that explain what the variable contains, what the function does. Here is an alternative strategy – don’t. Bertrand Russel...

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Awesome Q

Awesome Q is a community-curated list of useful or interesting libraries for using kdb+, modelled on similar collections for other languages (e.g. Rust, Go, PHP, Python).

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Flouring the loaf

Now here’s a task that cries out for a simple solution: put a border round a matrix. My matrix is boolean and represents a QR code (yes, we’ll come to that) but it’s the same problem as, say, putting a 1px border on an image. So let’s examine it as w...

SJT by Contributor III
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