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Invariance_Under_Translation > A New Chapter

Posted 21 August 2011

Good Morning DIC,

So, after six years I am about to end my career in the United States Air Force. I have to say, I am excited for the prospect of being a civilian again. While I do not regret my time in the military, it is certainly time for something new. So, what is next? Well, I have been debating between majoring in CS or Physics. I am...

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Invariance_Under_Translation > Sci-Fi Catalog v2.0

Posted 11 October 2010

I have just completed my second version of this program, including many improvements. I included the source in a comment to the original blog post. Please feel free to try it out and let me know what you think. Enjoy and Happy Coding!

Original Blog Post -> http://www.dreaminco...loging-program/

Invariance_Under_Translation > A new project: Sci-Fi Novel Cataloging program

Posted 10 September 2010

Good Morning DIC

I recently returned from my vacation to home. While home, I spent some time thinking about my next project. I wanted to create something practical, that I could evolve into something useful. I noticed that my father has his science fiction collection scattered across many shelves, with no rational order made obvious. I also enjoy...

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Invariance_Under_Translation > Introduction to Abstraction

Posted 07 July 2010

This entry is designed to give a basic overview of one of the many uses of Abstraction. By designing your program to take advantage of abstraction, you are decreasing the amount of overhead by "hiding" implementation. I will use a purely logical example to illustrate this point.

You have an office building with many different...

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Invariance_Under_Translation > Inheritence Pt. 2

Posted 14 May 2010

In my last post I began introducing Inheritence. You will notice that in my last entry that all derived classes inherited as follows;

class Derived : public Base

Notice the

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The Sum over All Paths
28 years old
June 5, 1987
Amherst, NY
Physics, Science, Technology.

Aside from that, learning is a hobby i will never cease to pursue. Poetry, some occasional gaming. Friends, family.
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Matthew Balthrop
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C#, Java, C++, C


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