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black magic: 0x5f3759df

April 5, 2013 Leave a comment

The number 0x5f3759df is a magic constant that can be used to calculate the inverse square root of a number very efficiently. See this post for a detailed explanation. Now if you come across this number (which can happen anywhere, anytime), you will say "aha, I know that one".

Programming, Motherfucker!

June 15, 2012 Leave a comment

We are a community of motherfucking programmers who have been humiliated by software development methodologies for years. We are tired of XP, Scrum, Kanban, Waterfall, Software Craftsmanship (aka XP-Lite) and anything else getting in the way of…Programming, Motherfucker.

http://programming-motherfucker.com/

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List of freely available programming books

June 14, 2012 Leave a comment
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brute force

April 13, 2012 Leave a comment

When in doubt, use brute force.” — Ken Thompson

Eh :)

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