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Where can I find examples of good Mathematica programming practice?

I consider myself a pretty good Mathematica programmer, but I'm always looking out for ways to either improve my way of doing things in Mathematica, or to see if there's something nifty that I haven't ...
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Can one identify the design patterns of Mathematica?

... or are they unnecessary in such a high-level language? I've been thinking about programming style, coding standards and the like quite a bit lately, the result of my current work on a mixed .Net/...
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How can this confetti code be improved to include shadows and gravity?

Here's some confetti: ...
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Mathematica style guide?

I encountered this site today https://code.google.com/p/google-styleguide/ regarding the programming style in some languages. What would be best programming practices in Mathematica, for small and ...
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Finding all elements within a certain range in a sorted list

Suppose we have a sorted list of values. Let's use list = Sort@RandomReal[1, 1000000]; for this example. I need a fast function ...
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Changing Values in an Association using Map

I am trying to change the value of one key in an association based on the value of another key in that association. So if my association starts as: ...
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How to create strong types?

In a program I'm writing, I create a list of lists, that looks something like this: {{100, {1,2,3,4,5}}, {105, {2,4,6,8}}, {42, {42,39,56}}} I then pass this ...
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How can I implement object oriented programming in Mathematica?

Roman Maeder's object oriented programming package is nice, but I'm hoping someone can suggest a sleek and novel implementation that is easy to use.
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Granular versus terse coding

While reading Leonid's grand answers to General strategies to write big code in Mathematica? I came across something that goes against my own practices. I do not disagree with the principle but the ...
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How to implement custom integration rules for use by NIntegrate?

How can NIntegrate be extended with custom implementation of integration rules? This answer of the question "Monte Carlo integration with random numbers generated ...
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How to search Dataset to find all keys share same Value

If I have the following Dataset ...
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Pure Functions with Lists as arguments

Assuming I have two function: example 1: add[{x_, y_, z_}] := x + y - z add[{1, 3, 5}] If use pure function,I know I can write it as : ...
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Writing functions with "Method" options

I'd like to implement several behaviors for a particular function using a Method option added to the function definition: ...
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How can I type-check the arguments of a Mathematica function?

(For educational purposes) I defined the following functions: Translation (in $\mathbb{R}^2$): trM[vec_] := {{1, 0, vec[[1]]}, {0, 1, vec[[2]]}, {0, 0, 1}} ...
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Guidelines for planning custom GUI in Mathematica

This post is here to save your time during GUI development in Mathematica. And one way to do this is to know where limits are and to be aware of features that are awaiting. Background Usually I don't ...
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