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Five hats puzzle solution

If you haven’t read it yet, read the Five hats puzzle. Recall that the warden has three white hats and two black hats. If the first prisoner, Art, saw two black hats, then he would know that he had a … Continue reading

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Sample Puzzles for Interview Puzzles Dissected

Here are some sample puzzles (in PDF format) from my book Interview Puzzles Dissected. Three Birds – Calculate the total number of miles three birds fly while zigzagging between each other during a trip from New York to Philadelphia. We … Continue reading

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Book Errata Page: Interview Puzzles Dissected

This is the errata page for my book Interview Puzzles Dissected, Solving and Understanding Interview Puzzles. If you find mistakes, please post them here in the Leave a Reply box at the bottom of the page. If you have questions, … Continue reading

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Table of Contents: Interview Puzzles Dissected

This is a brief summary of the book’s table of contents. Introduction Explains some background, how to use interview puzzles to get useful information, and conventions used in the book. Chapter 1: Basic Background Provides some background and general tips … Continue reading

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Book Discussion Page: Interview Puzzles Dissected

This is a discussion page for my book Interview Puzzles Dissected, Solving and Understanding Interview Puzzles. Please post questions, thoughts, and suggestions here in the “Leave a Reply” box at the bottom of the page. I will moderate posts and … Continue reading

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New Book: Interview Puzzles Dissected, Solving and Understanding Interview Puzzles

I’m pleased to announce my latest book Interview Puzzles Dissected, Solving and Understanding Interview Puzzles. It explains how to solve more than 200 of the most common and interesting interview puzzles in use by high-tech companies. This is my 31st … Continue reading

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Overlay images in C#

This example shows how to overlay images with transparent backgrounds on a background picture. The following two examples make small files that you can use as overlay images to annotate larger images. Draw numbered buttons and save them into files … Continue reading

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Kickstarter update

I need your help now! This is getting silly. The .NET Graphics Programming Omnibus kickstarter needs to be gaining dozens of supporters per day but it’s currently lucky to get a single one. Even the people who responded to my … Continue reading

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A quick note about the .NET Graphics book Kickstarter

Several people have told me, “I will definitely buy the book when it’s finished.” Unfortunately that’s not the way Kickstarter works. You need to sign up now to receive a copy of the book. If we reach the project goal, … Continue reading

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The graphics book Kickstarter Campaign is live!

This campaign is now live until January 31, 2016! Follow the link below to see the project description, explanatory video, and other details. .NET Graphics Programming Omnibus This book will cover a large number of topics in .NET graphics programming … Continue reading

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