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Android, by virtue of being open source, makes it easy for others to create useful libraries. This article lists twelve developer-friendly open source libraries. …

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A puzzling aspect of bugs is that they often turn out to be features (and vice versa)! Let’s explore this interesting topic with an …

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When a problem occurs in the software, it should fail immediately, in an easily noticeable way. This “fail fast” behaviour is desirable, and we’ll …

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Sometimes an application’s release version crashes in particular scenarios, but the debug version does not — and to make matters worse, the call-trace gets …

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There are a wide range of static analysers available today — both commercial as well as open source. Have you ever wondered how static …

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We typically debug code to find and fix bugs. However, debugging itself can cause bugs. This is an interesting phenomenon that we cover in …

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There are subtle differences between languages like C, C++, Java and C#. Programmers transitioning from one language to another should beware of such differences. …

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[The Joy of Programming] Can typing mistakes (typos) cause bugs? Yes, they can! We’ll look at some common C programming mistakes in this column.

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As programmers, we know that almost any software that we use (or write!) has bugs. What we might not be aware of is that …

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[The Joy of Programming] In this column, we’ll discuss a common overflow bug in JDK, which surprisingly occurs in the widely used algorithms like binary search and mergesort in C-based languages.