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Alan Mellor's answer to What are the best books for programmers that are not language-specific (understanding general concepts)? - Quora
What are the best books for programmers that are not language-specific (understanding general concepts)?

Alan Mellor, Programmed since 8 bit. Just use more bits now.
Answered 12h ago

It’s my usual three: Refactoring by Martin Fowler. How to de-tangle your legacy code from hell. Or your own code if you don’t follow:

Clean Architecture by Robert C Martin. Explains how SOLID works at the design level.

And you’ll find this easier to apply if you apply:

Growing Object Oriented software guided by tests by Steve Freeman and Nat Pryce. Show a huge, practical case study of writing tests firsts in order to steer your design into nicely decoupled SOLID lumps
programming  books  book  oop  solid  clean  architecture  refactoring 
4 days ago
C++ "Hello, World!" Program
tst.cpp :

#include <iostream>
using namespace std;

int main()
{
cout << "Hello, World!";
return 0;
}


make tst
c++  hello  world  program 
5 days ago
(60) Steve Baker's answer to Is it really true that the term 'software bug' was inspired from a true event when a moth created a computer glitch? - Quora
Is it really true that the term "software bug" was inspired from a true event when a moth created a computer glitch?
https://www.computerworld.com/article/2515435/app-development/moth-in-the-machine--debugging-the-origins-of--bug-.html
Steve Baker

No, no **NO** !!! …DEFINITELY NOT.

This is a classic “urban legend”. That event was considered amusing because it was the first case of an actual “bug” (as in insect) being found to cause a problem…but the word has been used to describe technical ‘glitches’ since at least the late 1800’s - probably as early as 1620 - and possibly as early as the 12th century.

One common proof that this DOESN’T relate back to the famous insect-in-the-computer is in a 1878 paper by Thomas Hughes, who was quoting Thomas Edison:

“I have the right principle and am on the right track…[it is] then that "Bugs" -- as such little faults and difficulties are called -- show themselves and months of intense watching, study and labor are requisite before commercial success or failure is certainly reached.”

So we know that Edison used the term in exactly the modern sense and that the word was known in technical circles.

The word probably originates from a Middle-English word “bugge” meaning a “Hobgoblin” - which is a mischievous kind of imp who takes joy in screwing up machinery and causing trouble of all kinds.

So when you hear the word “bug” - don’t think “insect” - think “gremlin”…which is a MUCH better origin for the term when you stop and think about it.
bug  hobgoblin  software  hardware  glitch 
13 days ago
Household recycling centres (Council tips) | Birmingham City Council
best is James Road, Tyseley, B11 2BA , 1.7 miles 7 mins from B25
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21 days ago
Postgresql.log: "LOG: autovacuum: found orphan temp table "pg_temp_xxx"."loblist" in database "cim""
Query to find orphan temp table schemas :
==
select relname,nspname from pg_class join pg_namespace on (relnamespace=
pg_namespace.oid) where pg_is_other_temp_schema(relnamespace);
==
On finding you can drop those schemas, to get rid of the messages:
==
DROP SCHEMA pg_temp_NNN CASCADE;
postgres  postgresql  temp  table  errors  warnings  postgresql.log  pg_temp  pg  tables  log 
25 days ago
Fix: Microsoft Edge Can't Connect Securely to This Page on Windows 10 | Driver Talent
sounds promising, but didn't let me connect to self-signed Servergraph :-)
Microsoft  Edge  Can't  Connect  Securely  to  This  Page  Windows  10 
4 weeks ago
Index of /storage/tivoli-storage-management/patches/server/Linux/8.1.5.100/
ftp://public.dhe.ibm.com/storage/tivoli-storage-management/patches/server/Linux/8.1.5.100/8.1.5.100-IBM-SPSRV-Linuxx86_64.bin at 2018-09-17
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4 weeks ago
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