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Scott Robinson

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Git: An Introduction for Beginners

Software development is inherently full of challenges. This ranges from architecting your software, maintaining it, fixing bugs, deploying, and the list goes on. When starting out, you'd think that the easy part would be to share you code with others. After all, they're just text files, right? This may not

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Git: Adding a Commit Message

As many programmers have found out the hard way, adding documentation is extremely important in being able to easily make modifications to your code, fix issues, pass off to others, etc. Just because your code makes sense now doesn't mean it'll make sense to you in 6 months (or even

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Sorting Arrays in JavaScript

Like many other popular languages, JavaScript conveniently comes with a built-in method for sorting arrays. While the end result is the same, the various JavaScript engines implement this method using different sort algorithms:

  • V8: Quicksort or Insertion Sort (for smaller arrays)
  • Firefox: Merge sort
  • Safari: Quicksort, Merge Sort, or Selection
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