Excel 2016 Programming Pocket Primer
Friday 24 Feb
Author: Julitta Korol
Publisher: Mercury Learning
Audience: Intermediate Programmers
Reviewer: Janet Swift
Excel is still a stronghold of VBA programmers and a new book on the subject is always welcome.
jQuery 3 - Animation
jQuery's animation functions are built on the use of the default function queue. They are easy to use, but can sometimes be confusing because of the way they mix different ways of showing and hiding elements.
The HTML default layout rules can be a mystery. They are usually introduced to users late on and as part of achieving something complicated and this tends to obscure the principles. So if you want to get to grips with floated, non-floated blocks, clipping and clear then read on.
AWS Lambda For The Impatient Part 3
We completed Part 2 of our tutorial on AWS Lambda by calling our Lambda function through an authenticated HTTP endpoint, aided by Postman and leveraging IAM security. In this third and final part, we do the same, only this time programmatically, with the aid of Perl and the Paws module.
How Not To Shuffle - The Knuth Fisher-Yates Algorithm
Sometimes simple algorithms are just wrong. In this case shuffling an array looks like a foolproof task, but the obvious doesn't always work and the correct algorithm is just a tiny change away. Find out about why it doesn't work and the correct way to shuffle.
Getting Started With Google's Android Things - Preview 2
Google's Android Things is a new IoT platform. It is based on Android, but the documentation lags behind the software. Find out what it has to offer and how to write your first program, which is, of course, Blinky. On the way we find out just how fast and efficient it is in both Java and C++.
Updated for Preview 2.