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Sunday, November 17, 2013

Geek Talk for N00bs

n00bs or newbies are known as l33t speak, or leet, used to be a cool code speak to prevent easy parsing / deciphering

for those newer to the coding land, here are some geek talks

    • pound sign is now known as a hash
    • this vertical line is a pipe
    • ||
      • double pipe, means or
  • &
    • ampersand, just ampersand
    • &&
      • double ampersand, means and
  • !
    • a bang, or a not !human refers to not human, maybe you are a zombie or a robot
  • control flow
    • like an if else statement
    • switch, like a case
  • Predicate
    • if (predicate)
    • Predicate refers to the in parenthesis conditions of if else statements
  • This is a living document, it will be updated

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