A file structure is a way of organizing files in a fashion that allows them to be queried and/or updated efficiently.

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Reading a text file that contains several CSV-like tables

I wrote some extension methods to read CSV-styled text directly into a datatable or dataset or write them to this format. Is it right to use the methods as extensions or should I create a separate ...
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CR2 raw image file parser in Python 3

I haven't used Python in a number of years, but recently started working on a project called Photoshell which is written in Python 3. As I attempted to learn the "Pythonic way", I wrote a parser for ...
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Save Games on iOS with NSCoding

This is the second time I have implemented saving and loading for a game using Objective-C. I am using the built in NSCoding methods. I would love to hear opinions about NSCoding and whether or not ...
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Intranet PHP application

I'm more of an IT guy (no CS course) with a strong and passionate relationship with Unix and I love KISS. I'm writing an application to help my coworkers with their daily tasks. Every now and then I ...
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Creating a Ruby gem that talks to another gem

I am working on creating an interface gem that works with the Jira-Ruby gem. I have several questions and would like a general review for both my code and my attempt at creating a gem (I've never ...
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Reading a line from a text file and splitting its contents

I have this kind of file structure MALE:FooBar:32 FEMALE:BarFoo:23 Where I would want to identify the gender and age of person, ...
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Replace first occurrence of pattern in file

Here's my attempt to replace first occurrence of pattern in file with spaces. Effectively deleting it, and hopefully will allow me to "delete" it in a large file, ...