Computer Science Tutorials

Here contain all the technical computer science tutorials. These are technical how-to articles that focus on teaching you a specific skill or how to solve a specific problem. Programming languages from python to C++. Useful for self study or classroom strategy. Learn something new about comp sci today!

c++ guide for beginners

Guide to C++ Programming For Beginners

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Contents 1. Getting a C++ Compiler and Compiling Your First Program 2. Simple Datatypes and Declarations 3. Operators and Expressions 4. Input and…
recursion in programming

Recursion in Programming and When to Use or Not to Use It

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Recursion is actually quite simple. It's a subroutine calling itself. Its surprising but some problems that look quite hard can be trivial using recursion…
AVX-512 Programming subtotals

AVX-512 Programming: Extracting Column Subtotals from a Table

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In this Insights article I'll present an example that shows how Intel® AVX-512 instructions can be used to read a whole row of data in a single operation,…
AVX-512 conclusion

AVX-512 Assembly Programming: Opmask Registers for Conditional Arithmetic Conclusion

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In the first part of this article (AVX-512 Assembly Programing - Opmask Registers for Conditional Arithmetic), we looked at how opmask registers can be…
AVX-512 registers

AVX-512 Assembly Programming: Opmask Registers for Conditional Arithmetic

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This is the second installment in a continuing series of articles on Intel AVX-512 assembly programming. The first installment is An Intro to AVX-512 Assembly…
AVX-512 Assembly Programming

An Intro to AVX-512 Assembly Programming

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History In 1998, the Intel Corporation released processors that supported SIMD (single instruction, multiple data) instructions, enabling processors to…
Data Structures Programming

Intro to Data Structures for Programming

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IntroductionIn the first part of this series, I talked about some fundamental notions in the world of algorithms. Beyond the definition of an algorithm,…
algorithms

Intro to Algorithms for Programming

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Many threads here at PF include some question about how to learn programming. This is asked by Physics students who want to learn programming in order…
processing

Introduction to Digital Processing

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In the early days of the personal computer revolution, computers were small, simple and easy to operate. It was always great fun to write BASIC games on…
pythondebug2

Simple Python Debugging with Pdb: Part 2

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This Insight article is the continuation of the first article, Simple Python Debugging with Pdb: Part 1.In this article, let's look at another important…
pythondebug1a

Simple Python Debugging with Pdb: Part 1

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I'm pretty new with Python, so I was looking around for some debugging tools. At first I dismissed Pdb (Python debugger) as being too primitive, but after…