Book Review of the Day
Oracle PL/SQL Programming, 6th Edition
Monday 10 Mar
Author: Steven Feuerstein with Bill Prybil
Publisher: O'Reilly, 2014
Aimed at: Oracle developers
Reviewed by: Kay Ewbank
This is a new edition of Steven Feuerstein’s classic book on Oracle PL/SQL programming.
The Monty Hall Problem
The Monty Hall problem is an exercise in probability theory that even experts get wrong. It seems to be subtle and even paradoxical, but when you notice exactly what is going on it becomes obvious. Read this article and I guarantee you will understand the the Monty Hall problem and recognise when it occurs in other settings.
Think Global, Act Local - The Bigger Pattern
The big issue in architecture is usually the choice between global and local implementation. However, this is so all-pervasive a choice that we tend to miss that there is more to the idea that you might think.
Android Adventures - Fragments And XML
Creating and using Fragments is usually a matter of working with XML layouts. Android Studio can help with this task. In this part of Android Adventures we look at how easy working with Fragments can be if you make use of the templates and other facilities provided by Android Studio.