Comments on Algorithm Season

27 07 2010

Someone sent me recently not one but two lengthy comments on Algorithm Season which unfortunately lacked a valid email address. However, I think it is worthy Read the rest of this entry »





Math: Factorials and PHP

18 06 2010

What is up with the technical questions based on an understanding of math? When was the last time I actually worked for a client who needed me to find factorials using PHP? Oh, well, instead of procrastinating by dwelling on past glories, let’s consider the following technical question: Read the rest of this entry »





PHP and Numbers Divisible by Three

16 06 2010

The recent technical test also had a fun sort of question in which one needs to write some code Read the rest of this entry »





Rabbits and Numbers

2 04 2010

This is a post I’m resurrecting from my old blog because it deals with an interesting mathematical subject, Fibonacci numbers. Apparently, the acclaimed 13th century mathematician Leonardo Fibonacci applied the numerical sequence in solving a problem involving the growth of a hypothetical rabbit population. Read the rest of this entry »








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