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Hi Daniweb, I'm new to Assembly level programming and have been given an assignment in MIPS. Having started to plan the assignment, I have come to a rather open ended question that I want your opinion on: given that one has only so many registers to work with on Assembly …
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I am trying to modify my shell sort algorithm to use Hibbard's increments rather than n/2. I know that Hibbard's increments are 2k - 1, but I can't figure out how to incorporate that into my algorithm. Any suggestions to help me move forward with this? I feel like I …
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There must be a better way of writing the following code, I would really appreciate your suggestions and coding. I am new with python. Thanks. A1 = os.path.join(pathname, "x") A2 = os.path.join(pathname, "x", "y") A3 = os.path.join(pathname, "x", "y", "z1") A4 = os.path.join(pathname, "x", "y", "z2") createPath(A1) createPath(A2) createPath(A3) createPath(A4)
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Hi, I have quite a large CSV file (Around 20,000 rows with about 20 columns) that I am trying to manipulate. Initially I am looking for a way to get out the first 10 or so records after they have been sorted in ascending order on one of the numeric …
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Hello, Is there any way to access a large number of keys in a dictionary efficiently. Perhaps via indexing with an array of lookup values. Some pseudo code may help; dictionary={a:1, b:2, c:3 ...etc} lookup=[a, a, b, c, c ... etc] print dictionary[lookup] thanks, Joe
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Can this code of mine be more efficient? [CODE]import java.util.Scanner; public class Game { public static void main(String args[]){ boolean gamestatus = true; //Boolean to control the whole game double total = 0; //Temporary variable for storing the average Banker banker = new Banker(); //creation of the object banker; int …
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Hi all. I have a database table containing the details of, lets say, Ninjas. It has a primary key called NinjaID. I have a second table containing a match-up of which Ninjas will be fighting eachother. This table has 4 Columns: 1.) MatchID 2.) BlueCornerNinjaID 3.) RedCornerNinjaID 4.) DateTime What …
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For each of the step (even that specific as what editors and other software to use) included into building an application (for me mostly - web (php-mysql-html-javascript)) I really need tips on how to improve them so I could start working really really fast and be able to generate all …
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Hey everyone I was wondering if anyone had any tips or methods for me to better my programming in C. I know I have to practice problems from my book but are there any other ways to better my code writing skrills :D thank you.
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Hey guys I had some homework in a Java class on Friday. I completed it so I am not looking for answers (I also don't think it will be graded). I was just curious, as a learning exercise, how would you guys improve this and why? Now remember I'm a …
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I am working on a project and coding in Python 3.1 where I need to find a string in a file. I have already considered reading the file to a string and then using rfind() on it, but that does not seem to be efficient, seeing as how I expect …
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hi guys, i'm running a recordset read as below and within that running commands against a 2010 exchange server. i wanted to know what you thnk the fastest method there is of doing this?Is the best mehod to put the connection to the exchange server outside the rdr.read, and then …
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I have a table with ~10,000 records. There is a "viewed" column which contains either 0 or 1. At some point in my code I want all rows = 1 for the "viewed" column. Does it matter if I set all rows to 1 or set all rows to 1 …
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I have a prime number method here which checks if the user input is a prime number, I've done some stuff to try to make it more efficient, but I am wondering if there is anything else that can be done, maybe even make the complexity class constant? Thanks. Below …
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When I use my computer, I often feel that my CPU is under performing. The only time I don't feel like this is when I am using programs or playing games that are made for multi-core processors. This has stopped me from upgrading to i7 simply because I don't know …
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I am working on an application and would like to be able to calculate the efficiency of various algorithms and choose the best one. The application operates on a list of records that are stored in a file. Operations include adding records, deleting records, and searching for records based on …
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Starting with version 2.6 Python has introduced a new container called the named tuple. You can use it similar to a class based record structure, but it has the memory efficiency of a tuple.
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First off thanks to all the members of daniweb for all there help and support, they've been fantastic. I'm on the last stage of my program and i need a little more help. I am using binary serialization to save information, i don't want to use xml because frankly it …
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