Book review: The Passionate Programmer

It’s all about passion. The second edition of the book saw its title changed (it was called My Job Went To India) to something less depressing and more adequate to what we all should do: be passionate about our work and be happy to do it (it also applies to other job than developers!).
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Optimization scikit: Starting with gradient-free simple optimization

Some months ago, I’ve finished my manifold learning posts serie. As support for the manifold learning toolkit, I’ve also developed an optimization framework, which I’ll be blogging about, starting now.
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Book review: What Would Google Do?

Is there a Google way of doing things? How did Google become the company we know? Did the society change its way of consuming? These are the kind of questions that this book tries to answer. Jeff Jarvis, the author, has a blog on which he writes about his book and the issues of the new economy.
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Book review: The Art of Concurrency: A Thread Monkey’s Guide to Writing Parallel Applications

Free lunch is over, it’s time to go concurrent. The Art of Concurrency addresses the need for a workflow to develop concurrent/parallel applications.
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VST plugin AGain reloaded with a Qt GUI

Years ago, I’ve tried to use the GPL version of Qt, but it couldn’t be done without a Qt Solution that was at the time non-free. Now, Nokia has freed and Qt and the appropriate Qt Solution.

I’ve searched if someone has already used this new version to create a VST plugin. The only blog post I’ve found does not use the Qt Solution and is not perfect. According to the documentation what is missing in this solution is precisely what the Solution should do. So let’s try it.
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