WIX Installer Tutorials

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I've been using WiX for a while to author Windows Installer packages and so far I like it a lot. In particular what is really appealing about it is that it's very deterministic with respect to source control. Coming from the Microsoft supplied deployment packages that always wrecked havoc with source control, I really appreciate the easy with which I can merge and integrate changes between WiX project branches

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Driver Hunter - Programatically Uninstall Drivers in Windows

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Going down the rabbit hole of trying to make sense out of the Setup-API on MSDN in order to figure out how to safely and fully remove drivers from a Windows machine has definitely caused a few extra gray hairs on my head today

Fortunately the fruit of a day's labor is Driver Hunter - a working solution that can query devices installed and successfully remove both the devices, and associated drivers from the system.

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CodinGame - Solution in Javascript to Stock Exchange Losses Problem

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This is a Javascript implementation for a solution to the CodinGame Stock Exchange Losses problem.

The post is the fourth in a series that I started with the goal of testing the feasibility of solving CodinGame challenges in Javascript. You can also check out the third and second solutions that I posted earlier.

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Useful Resources for Computer Science

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The following is a list of various resources useful for Computer Science and designing Algorithms, available on the web

Mathematics for Computer Scientists an e-book in PDF format by Eric Lehman and Tom Leighton Download PDF

Another great e-book is Algorithms by Dasgupta, Papadimitriou, and Vazirani. PDF Chapters

CodinGame - Javascript Solution to Network Cabling problem

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This is a Javascript implementation for the "Network Cabling" problem given on the second CodinGame challenge.

The article is the third in a series that I started with the goal of testing the feasibility of solving CodinGame challenges in Javascript. You can also check out the first and second solutions that I posted earlier.

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