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Day 10 Done - and With It, Week 2

XML in the morning, regular expressions in the afternoon—it's been a long week, but a productive one (I hope). We're going to shuffle some of the mate...
July 24, 2009

Day 8: Getting It Right

This morning's lecture was a high-level look at software testing, with a long-ish detour into exceptions; this afternoon was an introduction to Python's unit...
July 22, 2009

Day 7: Lots More Objects

We took a detour from the notes yesterday morning and built some classes to represent matrices. One reason was to show students how to break a problem down i...
July 22, 2009

DemoCamp 21 Lineup

DemoCamp Toronto 21 is being held on Tuesday, July 28, 2009 from 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM in the Velma Roger Theatre at 333 Bloor St E. (Thanks to Mike Lee, Bonnie ...
July 21, 2009

Elsevier’s Future, Version 0.1

Elsevier (a big scientific publisher) have unveiled their guess of what the future of scientific publishing looks like. Tabs? Got 'em. Audio? Yup. RSS fe...
July 21, 2009