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The Bloom Filter
Mike James
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You may never have heard of a Bloom Filter, but this ingenious algorithm is used in Google's BigTable database to save time fruitlessly searching for data that isn't there.



jQuery 3 - Working With Data
Ian Elliot
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There are some hidden aspects of using jQuery and its data manipulation functions represent hidden gold. If you have struggled to work with data in JavaScript, and with the DOM in particular, jQuery has some functions you really need to know about.



Introducing Android Fragments
Mike James
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Fragments are components of the Android UI. For most beginners, and even more experienced devs, they are a mystifying. However they are very useful and well worth getting to understand. Here we find out exactly what Fragments are all about. 



Fundamental C - Low Down Data
Mike James
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Data often occupies a low position in the mind of a programmer. It just isn't as exciting as writing the code that does something with that data. In fact nothing could be further from the truth and C in particular is a language that was designed to have data at its core - but not for the same reasons that most modern languages do.



Jay Forrester and Whirlwind
Historian
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Jay Forrester, who invented core memory while working on Project Whirlwind at MIT in the 1940s, died on November 16, 2016 aged 98. Discover the man who invented core memory and, indirectly, gave the Core section of IProgrammer its name.


 
 
   
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