5 Algorithms you must know

Algorithms is underrated and probably underused – it comes up maybe 1% of the time, but in that 1% of the time, it's 100% important. These represents real algorithms, though the lesson is in the paradigm…

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this is something important.. so I though I should link to it. I think there are too many developers out there who seem to ignore the importance of algorithm design and implementation. I've seen programmers using simple linear searches for data, even though it would have been better to use a map or hashing table. When pointed out to them, they simply shrug their shoulders and say its "good enough" and they dont have the time to do design.

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