At my previous job, I was in a relatively easy ASP.NET developer role that had me turning over a large number of small database systems for internal use within the company. I churned out the required ...
I've been observing programmers that are great at reading foreign, messy and undocumented code. At the same time they tend to also write messy code without documenting it. Is this common or just a ...
I was reading this question and realized that could almost be me. I am fairly OCD about refactoring someone else's code when I see that I can improve it. For example, if the code contains duplicate ...
My coworker (who is very clever, but with severly limited inter-personal skills), keeps refactoring my code even when it is work in progress and assigned to me as a task. Whereas I fully subscribed to ...
I wanted to ask this question so that I can come back to it and have it serve as a constant reminder for me. Throughout my life, I've had milestones where I've sat down and really evaluated myself. ...
Either I just have bad luck, I am wrong a lot, or there are an increasing number of pedants trolling on StackOverflow. We know that programmers are pedantic (this question), especially toward ...
When I'm passionate about something (particularly programming) I find it really easy come off like the guy Peter G. was talking about in Dealing with the “programming blowhard”. So what techniques ...
Today was my first university day, and my software engineering class left me with a bitter taste. The professor sure seems to know about design and design patterns and MVC and the like (it's going to ...