When you see legacy code that does this (pseudocode) just to INSERT a row into the database: Result res = db.query("Select * from hundredColumn_OneMillionRow_Table") res.open() Row r = ...
I work as a kind of mixture of a Scrum Master and a team lead. In my team I have the problem that one of the members delivers bad quality. The code he produces is difficult to understand, difficult to ...
I don't have many peers who work as a programmer or at least who are social enough to share some parts of their precious knowledge, so I have little to none to compare with. I tend to learn new ...
I am not sure if this is the right place to ask, if that's the case then I'm ok with the question being closed. Ok so, we are all programmers here, and I was wondering what are our views of our own ...
An old adage that many programmers stick to is "It takes a certain type of mind to learn programming, and not everyone can do it." Now I'm sure that we all have our own trove of anecdotal evidence, ...
A surprising number of quality, scalability, and load problems have been occurring on an application I currently support that I did not originally write. Thankfully I have new projects that I have ...
Hypothetically speaking imagine that there exists a coworker that has a very shallow understanding of computing. To avoid stereotyping lets give this coworker the gender neutral name Chris. Now ...
A common expression you hear is "If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail". It appears on Wikipedia as the law of the instrument. It also manifests in IT, with developers, that, once ...
How would you consider that a programmer is bad at what he or she is doing? If possible... How should he/she improve?