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Handwriting to computer code

I have a nerve injury where handwriting is far better for me than typing. I would like to be able to hand-write computer code (in C++ or Python or something like that) and be able to convert the ...
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Detect changes in a Python library's API

I am a Python software developer relying on multiple third-party libraries with independent release schedules. Although any release requires testing before deployment, it would be helpful to know ...
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HTML, CSS, PHP Portable Editor

I am looking for an HTML, CSS, PHP portable Editor, with FTP connection plugin, to connect my website using my flash memory drive, with all cache and connection data on it. To be correct, I want ...
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3-way merge tool for C#/SQL/Javascript development on Windows - BeyondCompare or Kdiff3 or?

I'm looking for recommendations on three-way merge tools for .net development on windows. As a software developer working mostly with C#, SQL, Javascript, AngularJS I've typically used kdiff3 but ...
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Removing optional braces in code

Is there any tool available that will strip optional braces from code written in curly-brace programming languages? Without starting a flame war, I'd like to follow the K&R style, where braces ...
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Offline codebase browser for Android

I have the source code of a large application written in Java that I need to understand. I would like to be able to browse through the source code while in public transport to make better use of that ...
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What programming language should I use to generate word lists of Google Ngram raw data

I want to download a portion of data from Google Ngram's corpora and run tests. The data will likely approach 500 gigs (which would almost fill up my hard drive...) I normally use Excel VBA for this ...
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Assembly Debugger

I'm writing code in (amd64/x86_64) assembly that needs debugging, and I'm trying to find a good tool for it. I'm currently using nemiver, but it's more C-centric than I prefer; while I can get it to ...
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Is there a code analysis tool that can reduce my conditional branching?

I want to reduce the deep nested branching of this C code and I wonder if there is an analysis tool that can make a truth table for the conditions or if I must analyze it manually? I'd like to make ...
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Memoizing build system

I'm looking for a memoizing build system*. The requirements: active development or community not tied to any particular language supports variant builds I took a look at fbuild. It seems help back ...
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How to run PHP using Python?

I'm looking for PHP interpreter for my Python app. Basically I'd like to invoke PHP code within Python codebase. Are there any libraries or language interpreters which makes it possible?
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Alternative to 'Code Jumper' for Visual Studio

Code Jumper is a time-saver extension/plugin for Visual Studio that adds a kind of navigation panel to easily jump between the members of your code with a single click. For big APIs it's really ...
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Push to Mute Mic for an Individual Program in Windows 10

Is there a way to mute my mic (push to mute) for a single windows 10 application (xbox app) while keeping it active for all other applications? I'm a twitch streamer and would like to mute my stream ...
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Framework designed for reading, modifying and generating Swift code

I am writing a utility for code generation for Swift. It will use several libraries, for parsing command line arguments, for parsing xcodeproj, and for parsing Swift code. The latter I'm writing ...
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Code/script based video editing software?

I've been editing video with ffmpeg for a while and wondering if there's a more visual alternative. The things I like is you can create video from nothing and the ability to build workflows and ...
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Tool for javascript code analysis that executes code in real-time

I've used it before, but I forgot the name. Its purpose is to provide very effective code completion. This tool works by executing the file you are currently editing and reads fields of all the ...
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Cross-Platform 2D Graphics Renderer Library (Desktop & Mobile)

I am looking for an advanced (features) cross-platform drawing library. It needs to have high performance, but not really worrying about games as such. A big plus will be SVG support, writing is maybe ...
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Ultra-lightweight editor (like Python's IDLE) for C

One thing I don't like about C is how so many IDEs put things between me and my code. They force me to make solutions when all I want is a simple .c file, and they have cluttered displays when all I ...
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C++ unit testing framework [closed]

I would like to hear what is a recommended C++ unit testing framework or, in case there is not a single one, what is a generally accepted flowchart that can lead me while picking one.
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Maintaining both commented and minified source files

Is there a NotePad++ plugin that will maintain two versions of a file at once? I want to maintain a commented css or js file and an uncommented version. The plugin should save two versions both with ...
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Free Alternative to Matlab for Biomedical Engineer

Matlab is necessary for biomedical engineers. But it's not free. Is there any free software like Matlab which is good at Signal and Image Processing, Numerical and Statistical Methods, Optimization, ...
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Searching for a software for creating UML diagrams

I very like UML diagrams, and recently I used Codeuml and PlantText UML Editor for easy creating diagrams from text, using PlantUML syntax. I very like the result, except that I prefer a direct edit ...
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Tool to comment and discuss code without modifying it

I'm looking for a tool I can use to leave comments on a codebase without having to change the code itself. I think something like this would make it easier to have developer discussions along the ...
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Http request logs collector

I have a simple rails app and it is sending http requests to a server which then displays the results in UI. I just want to count the number of requests that I send and the request and response for ...
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Linear programming: ellipsoid algorithm

I'm looking to solve linear programs that have exponentially many constraints. Now, while that doesn't sound feasible, you can actually do that in polynomial time assuming you have a polytime ...
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Embedded Database that support encryption for NodeJS or Golang

Is there any encrypted embedded database (I don't care if it's SQL or NoSQL) that support NodeJS (enclosejs) or Golang?
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Converting C# to C++

I have tried the Tangible C# to C++ Converter but I'm not happy with it - it generates too many compiler error and even the parts that are compilable may contain issues which make the C++ result ...
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Free aternative to Titanpad.com that supports programming languages

For those who don't know what Titanpad.com is, check it out. TitanPad is a nice, real time, online document editing and collaboration tool that helps you quickly collaborate on text documents with ...
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hybrid interpreted compiled language [closed]

Are there any languages that give the option of being used in interpreted mode or compiled into machine code? So when I want it to work on any device it can but when I want it to run really well on ...
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Tool for grading programming assignments

I am teaching a class that requires students to hand in multiple programming assignments in c++. I have to read through the source and point out their mistakes, suggest improvements etc. The corrected ...
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What Haxe game engine do you prefer?

So I've been looking into Haxe recently as an option for game development. (In fact, I've been trying everything for game development recently. Kivy, Pygame, AGK BASIC/C++, Java, etc...) I'm best with ...
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GUI Library for Ruby supporting Linux

Minimal requirement is support for Linux. The most important is that it is usable in production and open-source with decent documentation (so amount of bugs and problems will be low and once ...
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A simple and elegant language/framework for text game design

I'm an aspiring text game designer, interested mainly in interactive fiction, and I've been using Python with a lot of success. Unfortunately, Python is not very distributable. It can't be run in a ...
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Expression Language that has libraries for Java and .NET

I'm looking for an expression language that I can use in both Java and .NET projects. My project uses a java server and a C# UI, and we want to be able to create simple expressions that can be both ...
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Program or library to read an Excel-based schedule hourly and read content out loud

I have an Excel-based hourly schedule that I change and check throughout the day. Is there some tool that would check every hour in the particular day and hour (see column and row) and if there is ...
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Eclipse plugin to auto-upload a file to an SFTP server on save

I am looking for an Eclipse plug-in that can automatically upload a file whenever the file is saved. The file should be saved on my machine, then uploaded to the server (i.e. I don't want to edit the ...
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Programming language to extract and analyse text and stats from online forums. MS Windows 7 -

I've been retired for some years but I used to be an accomplished programmer. I've used, OOP and functional languages as well as Lisp and Prolog. I'm using a high-spec Windows 7 desktop PC. Question ...
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IDE's (Integrated Development Environments) geared towards Web Development, for OS X

I'm looking for IDE products (Integrated Development Environments) geared towards Web Development, for OS X. Specifically, I would need it to support: Ruby on Rails and/or Python PHP (least important)...
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Windows mingw graphical compiler

Is there a simple graphical(GUI) mingw compiler for windows that only lets us compile and return errors if any. I don't want a full-featured IDE I just need a compiler. If there is any plug in that ...
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Cluster computing drop-in replacement for Python multiprocessing Pool

Python has a very handy multiprocessing built-in module. Particularly its Pool class allows simple parallelization. However, it only supports a shared-memory multiprocessing model, not a distributed ...
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What visual programming stacks exist for non-English speaking students?

I am putting together a curriculum to help encourage students that speak Chinese to view programming not as a formula, but an art/skill. The problem is that the traditional ways of teaching emphasize ...
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Next step of programming [closed]

I hope this is the right section of stackexchange to ask. I've been coding for not too long, I've gotten as far as iterators/containers/templates/sorting/lists. I'm guessing it's basic stuff. I was ...
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Program for PC Technicians

I work for a corporation and a downside is we have no single application for diagnosing PCs What I would like is a local application that can: ping a machine and tell me its fully qualified domain ...
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Modern (2015) pet shop store to compare technology stacks

In 2001, Sun created the Pet Shop Store application. The application was implemented on many technology stacks (even .NET later) so developers could compare mesaures like development time and learning ...
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Fast real-time plotting software in python

I'm currently using matplotlib to do real-time scatter plotting, but it's way too slow. I'm getting ~7 frames per second, and I'm looking to get ~250 frames per second. Each frame would consist of ...
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Eclipse plugin to format Python comments

I am looking for an Eclipse plugin that can format Python comments as shown below: Before: After: If possible, it should work for Windows 7 SP1 x64 Ultimate.
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Suggestions Needed For One-Time-Password Generator/Verification Software

I have a project that requires the use of OTP to verify users registering to the system. They'd like to be able to collect a registrant's phone number, generate an OTP which would be sent to the phone ...
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Games focused on software engineers

Software engineers are usually efficient in spotting parts that can be automated, solved by an algorithm etc. Are there any games where players can take advantage by being programmers? That is, ...
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What database software can easily export variables to a book & website? [closed]

For a project in History and Political Science, I am collecting tons of electoral data, including Names of each, Votes cast to each, Turnout, Rejected Ballots... they've never been digitized yet. ...
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Chrome addon to view PHP and Apache errors on my server

Optional informative rant: When testing PHP code, I often use Chrome browser. To read PHP and Apache error/debug messages, I use LTF Viewer. This is getting annoying because I'd have to ...