Civic minded pupil of the 21st century, with many unanswered questions, in search of truth, Justice and global tolerance. To quote my guru, Albert Einstein: "Any fool can know. The point is to understand". Every moment is an opportunity to improve my game in the competition with and against myself.
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Unbound Promethius uses 4 tools from the DiRT Directory:
Perl is a high-level, general-purpose, interpreted, dynamic programming language. Originally developed for text manipulation, it is now used for a wide range of tasks including graphics programming, system administration, network programming, applications that require database access and CGI programming on the Web.
C, shell scripting (sh), AWK, and sed
Powerful text processing facilities
Flexibility and adaptability
Support for multiple programming paradigms
Reference counting memory management
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A general-purpose high-level programming language that places an emphasis upon code readability. Python supports a number of development models, including object oriented, imperative, and functional design. It provides automatic memory management and a fully dynamic type system.
Very clear, readable syntax
Strong introspection capabilities
Intuitive object orientation
Natural expression of procedural code
Full modularity, supporting hierarchical packages
Exception-based error handling
Very high level dynamic data types
Extensive standard libraries and third party modules for virtually every task
Extensions and modules easily written in C, C++ (or Java for Jython, or .NET languages for IronPython)
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WordPress is an easy-to-use web publishing platform originally designed around blogging that has now evolved with functionality as a robust content or learning management system, with many themes and plugins for extra functionality.Learn more on DiRTDirectory.org
Zotero is a free tool that collects, manages and cites research sources. It stays on your web browser where you do your work and it's easy to use. It's being downloaded as a firefox extension, used with the chrome and safari browsers or used as a standalone tool. It allows you to attach pdfs, notes and images to your citations, organise them into easily searchable collections for different projects, and open office using any of over 2800 citation styles. references can be added to a zotero library in many different ways: directly from databases, journal websites, google scholar or the library catalogue, by referencing file import ( for example from an Endnote library), by dragging in pdfs from your hard drive, and by entering them manually.Learn more on DiRTDirectory.org