10 tips on writing reusable code

Really good tips how to write reusable code.

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15 Exercises for Learning a new Programming Language

Prashant N Mhatre has a working knowledge of several programming languages but job demands to learn a new language frequently in a short time. Prashant shares 15 exercises to master languages quickly.

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Steal It! Ruby Code & Style

There's a whole world of language features that we sometimes miss out on as Rubyists, such as pattern matching, S-expressions, and external domain-specific languages. But the good news is that we can have them, too, as long as we're not afraid to steal a few things first.

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Programmers get their own search engine

A tool, known as Krugle, is designed to deliver easy access to source code and other highly relevant technical information in a single, clean, easy-to-use interface for programmers. Krugle works by crawling, parsing, and indexing code found in open source repositories and code that exists in archives, mailing lists, blogs, and Web pages.

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Seven Secrets of Successful Programmers

Nice quick list of seven good programming practices.

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Ruby/Python/C++/Java Side By Side Code Comparison

An essay comparing some aspects of the 4 languages but possibly more interesting is the page that lets you make a side by side comparison of some real code of a red-black tree algorithm done in each language. Follow the link to the comparison page.

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Seven Habits of Highly Effective Programmers

Must read if you are a new or pro programmer.

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The Future of Web Development

Ruby on Rails is quickly becoming very popular among web developers for how easy it is to use and learn. It does the tedious, basic work that all programmers have to do for you, and gets you right in on the application itself. Especially worth checking out is the video in which the author makes a blog engine in 15 minutes.

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