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Specifying software speed specifically

When designing a programming project, what is the usual method for imposing speed requirements, such as "function X must accomplish so-and-so in 2 seconds or less"? The problem here of course is that all computers run programs at a different speeds.
posted by crapmatic on Jun 10, 2009 - 19 answers

The trailing slash

What is the significance of the trailing slash in <foo/> as used for minor web programming? I'm guessing it's some sort of escape sequence, but what confounds me is that in the code where I often see it, <foo> often seems to work equally well. So what's the point? I see this dilemma frequently all kinds of Web stuff: PHP, Wikipedia templates, embedded code in VBulletin, etc, etc.
posted by crapmatic on Jan 15, 2009 - 10 answers

What languages are good for Windows apps?

What programming languages are good for writing a standalone shareware program for Windows? Specifics inside. [more inside]
posted by crapmatic on May 31, 2008 - 16 answers

What's hot with programming languages?

What programming suites are considered hot these days for for coding standalone Windows applications? [more inside]
posted by crapmatic on Feb 24, 2008 - 10 answers

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