Let us change our traditional attitude to the construction of programs. Instead of imagining that our main task is to instruct a computer what to do, let us concentrate rather on explaining to human beings what we want a computer to do. --Donald Knuth

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Intro to Number Bases and the Cambia.BaseN Package

Conversions of numbers between different bases or representations in different bases is often needed or useful in computing. This article will introduce you to alphabets, clear up some common misconceptions and discuss some of the issues one might encounter doing base conversions. We further define a new Cambia95 standard alphabet which we hope may be adopted elsewhere for conversion and encoding solutions. Continue...

Developer Tips and Tutorials Cambia.BaseN Math Package

How to Integrate a Google Custom Search Popup In a Bootstrap Navbar

Suitable for a Bootstrap noob, this tutorial will walk you through, start to finish, creating a Bootstrap 3 menu bar and integrating Google's free custom website search capability in a modal popup window. It's fast. It's light. And with this tutorial, easy to do. Continue...

Developer Tips and Tutorials Bootstrap Client-side Blog

Generic Undo/Redo Stack in C#

In the process of customizing the RichTextBox for Inspire Writing Studio, I discovered the need to manage my own undo/redo stack. I present the code for a simple generic undo/redo stack. This generic undo/redo implementation can be extended for a variety of usage scenarios. Continue...

Developer Tips and Tutorials C#

Easily Build An Atom or RSS Feed With C# and the Syndication Namespace

Learn how easy it can be to wireup a syndication feed for your site. The .NET framework allows you to build the feed content once and publish it using either the RSS or Atom protocol. Continue...

Developer Tips and Tutorials C# ATOM RSS

Convert String to Int in C#

Three different ways to convert a string to an integer in C# and the pros and cons of each. Continue...

Developer Tips and Tutorials C#