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The 24 Best/Worst Programming Jokes

Need a break? I’ve scoured the web (or at least a REDDIT thread or two) for the best programming jokes, so you don’t have to. Here are 24 worth posting… Two Dozen “jokes”: A common programming solution is to use threads. But then, two ‘llyou hav erpoblesm. Knock, knock. Race …

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Preparing for a Computer Science Degree (Part 1): Should I attend a conference?

This is part one of the series How to Prepare for a CS Degree. Introduction As an adviser to prospective and accepted students, I often get a questions about how a high school student can best prepare for a college education in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related programming degree. …

Auto Version Number in C#

Here’s a useful little tip: In your AssemblyInfo.cs file, modify your assembly version number to auto increment. First, replace the last zero with an asterisk. [assembly: AssemblyVersion(“1.0.0.*”)] Then later, you can reference the version number with: System.Reflection.Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly().GetName().Version.ToString(); You can then reference your version number as part of your other debug …

Debugging, Multi-Threading, and WP7

Upcoming Events Debugging Professors Pile and Lawson will be hosting a “debugging tutorial”. Having trouble getting your head around what the debugger is, when to use it, why to use it, how to use it? This quick tutorial will give you some tips and tricks (and maybe you’ve got some …