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Intermediate display similar to PrintTemporary

Using MMA we often come across situations like the following cityLIST = CityData[#, "Name"] & /@ CityData[]; This code if you evaluate will emit some display ...
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Why is ParallelMap way slower than Map

I recently tried to use ParallelMap instead of Map and to my surprise encountered that ...
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Reflecting lines in ellipses: speed up the code?

I have the following code which calculates a list of points that a line would take after bouncing off various ellipses. ...
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Graphing the amount of time a function takes

I know I can find out the amount of time a function takes to run like this: In:= function1[100] //Timing Out:= {0.043334, Null} How can I graph this over a set ...
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In version 10 EvaluationCompletionAction “ShowTiming” no longer gives useful output; any solutions?

Bug introduced in 10.0.0, fixed in 10.0.2 In version 10 using this Front End option no longer gives useful output: ...
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Simple countdown timer in Mathematica

I dug around a bit and did not find a simple and clear implementation of countdown stopwatch in Mathematica. I am looking for a function that takes as an input a certain integer and then counts down ...
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Systematic increase in runtime [duplicate]

When I run this simple code, which repeats many times the exact same operation (a differential equation), the runtime (given by Timing) increases systematically, ...