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Introducing HyperDev

One more thing…<p>It’s been awhile since we launched a whole new product at Fog Creek Software (the last one was Trello, and that’s doing pretty well). …

Software Development

The Complete Guide to Backing Up Your Computer The Best Way

There’s a reason people don’t bother backing up their computer: thinking about the task of doing it properly becomes too <i></i>difficult. The thing about backups is that it’s not a question of if data loss will strike you, but when and how severely.<p>Backups have long been considered to be incredibly …

What Dividend Stocks are the Billionaires Buying?

iBillionaire—the creators of the index backing the Direxion iBillionaire Index ETF—are at again, launching a new index that tracks the dividend stocks being bought by hedge fund masters of the universe and other financial billionaires.<p>The iBillionaire High Dividend Index, which was just launched …

Do You Make These Common Mistakes With Your 401(k) Plan?

Three common 401(k) mistakes that can hurt your retirement savings.<p>A 401(k) plan can be an integral part of anyone's retirement savings strategy, but …

MasterCard Speeds London Transport With Contactless Cards

MasterCard doesn’t think you should have to convert your dollars, pounds or euros into transit currency to catch a train from the airport into town.<p>Now in London, a person can use a contactless card or a mobile phone to pay for tube, subway, bus and some rail travel without having to load an Oyster …

The Best Cyber Monday Deals In Tech

A bunch of retailers including Wal-Mart and Amazon will be offering discounts that you can take advantage of without having to leave your home.<p>Most stores like Best Buy and Target aren't announcing deals until Dec. 1, but we've rounded up the best discounts we've come across so far.<p>From giant HD …

The Algorithm Economy Heads To Amazon

Holidays are a time for families to come together, catch up over great food and drinks, and determine all the technical problems that need solving throughout the house. Indeed, for children growing up in the digital age, the holidays ultimately boil down to free (or more accurately, …

What's the Hi/Lo algorithm?

What's the Hi/Lo algorithm?I've found this in the NHibernate documentation (it's one method to generate unique keys, section 5.1.4.2), but I haven't …

Algorithms

Generating all permutations of a given string

What is an elegant way to find all the permutations of a string. E.g. ba, would be ba and ab, but what about abcdefgh? Is there any example Java …