How Do I Manage Seasoned Programmers?
As a programmer, the thing I hate the most is having to redo code over again due to poor specs or bad design docs. Make sure they are organized and have the correct specifications.
Solving the Knight's Tour Puzzle In 60 Lines of Python
Apparently, this isn't NP-complete. There is an algorithm that can solve this in O(n) time, see here: http://mathworld.wolfram.com/KnightsTour.html
This will save a LOT of time for larger boards. Try to implement this.