fgda logo for printout

Articles

You can select a specific topic tag. Here are the tags, sorted by popularity:
markdown 2    django 2    c 2    sql 1    skniin 1    sgh 1    python 1    postgresql 1    jinja2 1    i18n 1    d 1

 

A look at the D programming language

January 3, 2013 | 4 comments | Tags: c, d

The D programming language is an interesting alternative to C++ as being also natively compiled. Let us look at some of D constructs from a C++ perspective, to prove their usefulness. Then a few words will be said about the garbage collector in D, and why it's still considered a controversial feature.

GCC hash_map vs. unordered_map

August 30, 2011 | 4 comments | Tags: c

C++ evolves and wants you to switch to using unordered_map. Be aware though that this is not an exact substitute for hash_map! Const char* users are left behind unless they help themselves.

Posters for SKNIIN

May 12, 2011 | Tags: skniin, sgh

A collection of works done for the Real Estate and Investment Student Interest Group (SKNIIN)

Nested SQL for calculations inside database

January 8, 2011 | Tags: django, postgresql, sql

Ever needed to recalculate some fields in your Django models and wondered how it can be done efficiently? SQL might be the answer. Let me first explain the problem that made me think about it.

Markdown Battlefield

January 8, 2011 | 6 comments | Tags: markdown

On this page you can try out Markdown-enabled comments till the cows come home.

Jinja2 internationalization in Django

January 8, 2011 | Tags: django, i18n, jinja2, python

It took me a while to understand what is going on under the hood of Django and Jinja2 when it comes to i18n (internationalization). I'm sure this piece of information will be useful to anyone using Jinja2 templates inside Django that wants to support more than one language.

Markdown - the easier way to write html

January 7, 2011 | Tags: markdown

Writing articles in html by hand is quite annoying. Markdown helps writers by using a text format that prints well even without rendering it in the browser. It's the anti-markup, thus: markdown.

About this site

January 7, 2011 (ed. March 17, 2012)

Why was this site made, what has been done, what will be posted here?