A friend of mine recently signed up for an online class that requires software called Proctortrack. This software purports to be able to make sure a student isn’t cheating on an exam, using various methods like peering out of your …
A few months ago, I was preparing to send out resumes to potential employers for a summer internship in software engineering. As I was doing so, I received a snippet of advice from a friend: “You’re a freshman with experience in your field. Don’t list your expected graduation date, because it’s all employers will see.”
I spent some time this weekend working on a new email obfuscation website: Obfuscate, please. Email harvesters are constantly crawling the web looking for addresses to spam. To prevent these harvesters from finding their addresses, many people have attempted to …
I spent a bit of time today trying to parse a CSV file uploaded to a Django view. On the surface, this doesn’t seem too bad. After all, Django has facilities for file upload, and Python handles CSV files quite well. Unfortunately, when I tested everything out with my first test file, I got a fairly nasty error.
I have spent the past several weeks working with the excellent DataTables plugin for JQuery. I’ve actually been quite impressed by the plugin’s speed and flexibility, even when working with large sets of data. However, I’ve found avoiding a few things can greatly impact the performance of the plugin. Read on for the details.
My brief journey through the Microsoft world of programming left me feeling dirty and alone. I did learn one thing, though – C# arrays start at 0. Unless you’re writing an add-in for an Office product. Unless that Office product is Access. My head hurts.