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Which to implement first: GUI or backend? [closed]

So, I can code both, but which should I use a base for development? In terms of TDD, should minimal aspects in the GUI be used as the seed from which to grow towards backend logic? or should the ...
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project with 2 types of interfaces performing different jobs, should they use the same BLL and DAL?

i am working on a project that has two interface (web and desktop), they are not performing the same tasks but they use the same BLL and DAL, the web part using 100% of the BLL and DAL, while the ...
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DataMapper and Single Table Inheritance

I have parent Person with two children Employee and Member, and Member has two children Regular and Premium. I have implemented the Single Table Inheritance approach in the database. now i would like ...
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3-tier architecture and data mapper

i have an domain object at the BAL that should have a corresponding data mapper at the DAL. as known the data mapper class will hold presistance and retrieval methods like Update, Delete, FindById, ...
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How do I know if I have a good programming professor? [closed]

Today I begun my second programming course. The professor seemed a bit different from the others - we had some fun saying things like "he's probably a misunderstood genius". He criticized some other ...
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CCtalk is it still a modern protocol or is it outdated?

I need to write some code to integrate a machine with a coin acceptor. This coin acceptor (euro's dollars etc), has several connection methods. The manufacturer wrote a C++ dll and a C# invoke ...
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Software design approach for large relational database

I am working on a personal side project that will utilize a complex and large relational database. During the design of the database I had some co-workers give advice to how I should approach my ...
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XAML code styling [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the recommended control naming convention for XAML markup? Because the old answers now doesn't apply any more as Google Group(s) no longer exists I'm looking ...
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Working with a restful Api; what resources would you like available to start with?

When working with a web based restful api what resources would you like to work with from the beginning when developing a system against it? Web based documentation? Working example? Simple? ...
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iOS Guidelines for Free vs. Paid apps

A few months back, I was doing some recreational reading at the iOS Dev Center, and I came across a small list of guidelines for free vs. paid apps. It included guidance along these lines: How not ...
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Meaningful concise method naming guidelines

Recently I started releasing an open source project, while I was the only user of the library I did not care about the names, but know I want to assign clever names to each methods to make it easier ...
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Setting up an Ethical Guidance Committee for the protection of developers?

While doing some contracting lately for a fairly large company that handles its IT internally (mainly with younger technical staff who don't have the experience to deal with hierarchy), I came across ...
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Ruby on Rails - guide to learning milestones?

Is there a guide of some sort to important milestones while learning Ruby on Rails? I'm self-taught so I don't have a mentor to tell me these things. I've been learning Rails for 11 months, and ...