Validation Of Date.(No Math)

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Validation Of Dates.(No Math)

I've developed a method of validating the digit characters in a date. Using only simple parsing techniques.
  • No maths is involved
  • No creation of a DateTime object.
  • No converting of the character into integers.

This technique assumes that character are a least digits.

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Hola Todo el Mundo Condenada

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Awwww, I've only been a DiC head for less than a year and already, as of now, I have a Reputation of -1. As of now, I am officially Dishonoured. Ayyy, Dios mio! Me voy quemar en el infierno! Estoy jodido!

Uh-huh. Yeah, okay. Whatever makes you people feel better about yourselves, party people. Things have changed since the...

Determining a file's size in C++

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Recently I got curious to explore the methods that are available to find out a file's size in C++. The first (easiest?) method that I had learned a long time ago is using tellg(). Let's see an example:

Murach's HTML5 and CSS3

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I was asked to review Murach's HTML5 and CSS3 by Anne Bohem and Zac Ruvalcaba. The book assumes very little prior knowledge and does a good job of introducing HTML and CSS. It guides the reader all the way from installing an editor to uploading their site to a host. Along the way, the reader will also pick up responsive design, learn recipes...

Why the quality of your forum posts matters.

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I don't want to be the grammar police.

I realize that many of our members are not native English speakers. In these situations I do my best to work through hard-to-read posts trying to determine the intent of the message or description of the problem.

But its also important to point out that your written communication skills are vital for...

GzipWriter vs. Zlib::deflate in Ruby

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I spent the better part of the yesterday afternoon trying to figure out why I was getting different results when using GzipWriter versus using Zlib::deflate and putting my own headers on it. Lo and behold while both gzip and zlib use DEFLATE...

Progressive Testing

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We very often have peope post a wall of code with no idea why it isn't working. There are important concerns here about knowing how to test and debug code, and decipher error messages. However, it is even more important for people to understand that they should be running and testing their code at the earliest opportunity, and frequently...

Day Seven: ...

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In one weeks time I have learned to respect the amount of information that is available to me online as well as sink my teeth into a few major-minor points of the computer world. There is no 'best' but in order to achieve something great, one must first learn as much as possible and tinker ruthlessly and endlessly to attain such a...

So where do I start?

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For a long time now, I've wanted to create something, something that people could interact with, give me feedback, enjoy while they are using it. Now I have seen alot of these text based games on the internet, the majority of them are just the same game with different images and layouts.

Having done some research into it, I found that they...

What is Functional and Non Functional Testing?

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Functional testing can be said as a black box type of testing which is conducted by software test engineers in a software testing company...

RPG20XX - Retro Style RPG Creation Tool - 95%

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Programming practice ...

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When off the job should you continue programming or not i believe in programming at least an hour a day off the job just to keep in your mind. Its very easy to loose track of your train of thought in today's distracted world with social media. A great developer will strive to learn more about the languages he or she is learning on a daily...

6 Helpful Tips on How to Learn Programming

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Undoubtedly if you are new to the computer programming scene you have been overwhelmed by the number of other people telling you how to go about learning a new language. These people might be saying things like "Go to Codecademy.com...

so here it is

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yeah !. a brand new blog ! i dont know what to post here.... any ideas ?

A fresh start

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Man, I completely forgot about this cool place, have already gotten a new password. And now... I ran out of ideas, ok... need get back to work

Two Little Automata Projects

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Hey folks: I recently started putting my hobby projects on github. I've started with two little programming languages of sorts. One is from esolangs.org. The other is something I made up. Both are chock full of color ASCII goodness. Either could be used as terminal-based screensavers.


How to slide Objects in VB

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Sliding Objects in VB

Today I will give you a tutorial on how can you slide any object in VB.

First lets assume that the object you want to slide is a picturebox named 'Butter'. What we are going to do is slide the butter with the arrow keys. To do this you will need-

1 X A picture box 'Butter'
1 X ...

1. Ending a console program, using function system()

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Ending Console Program...

Hello World!

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Hi everybody,
This is my first blog entry. Basically I'm just testing out how all of this stuff works. I just joined dream-in-code yesterday and already it seems awesome. It's easy to navigate the site, unlike some of the other programming communities I've tried out. So I'm giving this a shot.
I think I'll write here just a...

Priorities - (5/8/2015 - 3:14 AM)

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Priorities and goals are always good things to focus upon when working on any game. The scope of any project, no matter how simply it can be explained, will have so many elements that must be built it can be overwhelming.

That is why I shall make a list of things that I will attempt to work on and attempt to move on from goal to goal. Each of...
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