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How to leave my first job? [on hold]

So I've decided to leave my job. There's a number of reasons, but I suppose the final straw was when I came back to my desk to overhear my manager trash talking about me to a co-worker. She was ...
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What is the best project Architecture to a social network - ASP.NET MVC

I'm very interested to know what is the best path to take when we started the structure of a social network design within an ASP.NET MVC application. We use a DAL layer (Data Access Layer)? We must ...
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Why are self-hosting compilers considered a rite of passage for new languages?

I've heard in a number of places now that people expect languages to use, or at least have, a self-hosting compiler in order to deserve respect. I'm curious as to why this is. A compiler seems like a ...
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Objects in smalltalk and c++

I have a question based on SmallTalk and C++. In one of the programming languages books, there is a question like: "Does an object in Smalltalk require its own private stack? What about in C++?" ...
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Markdown library with SINGLE asterisk / underscore for bold / italics [on hold]

I'm using MarkdownExtra for my blog, but I hate the way it treats underscores and asterisks. According to the "spec", you can use two underscores OR two asterisks to produce bold text, while single ...
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Method for all objects for checking conditions which also includes method chaining and avoiding variables

(I am currently using groovy but it should apply to most OO languages so I also put the langauge-agnostic tag) I try to program in a function style which also includes method chaining and avoiding ...
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Find 'Connected Components' in undirected, unweighted graph coded as a 2d array

Given an undirected, unweighted graph coded as a 2d array, how can I find the number of different connected components? Example There is the following 2d array (I'm not putting any brackets to ...
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Time Estimation for supporting application in IE 11 [on hold]

Our application works fine with IE 10 and below. Recently, we have a requirement to support IE 11. Our application is a .NET Application with more than 500 aspx pages. Current Problems Analyzed : ...
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Handle thousands of requests and reply after a fixed time with calculations using rails backend

I have a application which will get thousand of requests simultaneously and expect reply at the same time after a fixed period. I have decided to receive the requests and store the data in Redis and ...
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best option to create desktop application with good UI in .NET [on hold]

I want to create Desktop Application with the better options in User Interface I've worked in VB.net and C# languages. And also have created small desktop application. And also let me know which ...
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Is seeing loads of merge messages in a git branch standard, or are we working incorrectly?

We're in the process of switching from SVN to git, and I've noticed that we're seeing a lot of these commit messages in git: Merge branch 'development' of [Url to Origin]. These are coming in where ...
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Android OS customization [on hold]

We are startup company, and we got a new project into Android Mobile Apps Customization. We dont have expertise into OS customization (we are good into Mobile apps development), could you please help ...
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What steps do you take to ensure that a bug fix doesn't break anything else [on hold]

What steps do you take as developers to avoid bug fixes affecting other parts of the app? I would like to be confident that my bug fixes haven't broken anything else in the app, before handing the ...
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What is the best and most optimized way to return a filestream from a .NET WCF SOAP service?

To give some background, i have a WCF SOAP service in .NET that needs to return pdf files. This service will be used by multiple application, many times in a day. The size of the files returned varies ...
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Is there a Stack Exchange for the business side of mobile development? [migrated]

I'm interested in asking questions in regards to admob/iads/iap/freemium/revenue/etc for mobile/desktop app desktop. Basically business type of questions. I'm wondering if there's a stack exchange for ...
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calculating the average of a value over a month

I am working on a project right now that is having me calculate monthly interest on a bank account. The way the interest is supposed to be calculated is as follows: Use the daily average to calculate ...
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Where to find a programming marketplace to write specifications and gets bids for doing the work? [on hold]

I am on a project with a looming deadline and need some very specific tools work done which I do not have the time to do. I have been an engineer, software developer and technical writer since the ...
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How many lines of code does the average programmer write in a day? [on hold]

I know this question is very broad, and knowing this community, it will probably be frowned upon. But how many lines of code does the average programmer write in a day? By day I mean an 8-hour work ...
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Should I be using Node's crypto library for user authentication? [on hold]

I have noticed that on the NPM website, the crypto module was last updated 3 years ago. If I was to develop a login system, should I be using the module or are there other libraries/modules that are ...
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My class diagram needs to model a relationship with varying quantities

I am trying to design a restaurant ordering system in UML, which should also include the stock system. One of the classes is a Dish (i.e. a dish on the menu), and another is an Ingredient. My ...
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How can I make this custom dual nav responsive and fixed at the same time? [migrated]

I have a client that want's two custom nav menus stacked on top of one another and under a slider with their logo in the center. They also want the menus to be fixed upon scroll. I have executed this ...
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Where do you code? [on hold]

I personally don't find much motivation to code sitting at home, so I go to strange places like the local mall and sit at a table and code. What about you? Where do you code and in what spaces ...
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Exceptions in ANSI C

Would it be possible to implement exception mechanism in pure ANSI C similar to the one used in popular OOP languages (with familiar try-catch-finally clauses)? If yes then how? I'm especially ...
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Function guaranteed to never return the same value twice

This is a question I was asked at a job interview, and I can't figure out the answer they were looking for, so I'm hoping someone here might have some ideas. The goal is to write a function that is ...
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How to break up a programming project into tasks for other developers?

I have recently joined a development project and was suddenly given the job of lead developer. My primary responsibility is to break up the programming part of the project into tasks, give these tasks ...
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Who is responsible to challenge a product owner?

I am relatively new to Scrum and I am not clear on the boundaries of a product owner. The product owner that I am currently working with seems to behave more like a manager than someone who gives ...
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How do I set up a micro-services architecture that can take advantage of a common, centralized security service?

I've obviously heard a lot about the Micro-Services Architecture and think it makes a lot of sense (especially with the success stories of Netflix). I'd like to implement a small Grails application ...
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Which library to display grid better in Conway Game of Life? [on hold]

I have implemented Conway's Game of Life in C++. I want to know which library shall i use to display the grid, as i am not satisfied with the output that i am getting on console. I need more control ...
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Moving from .net to Android - what is the best way for two apps I am developing? [on hold]

I have been developing with C# for a few years. I would love to go the Xamarin route but management have decided against that (too many java developers in the company) and I have to start learning ...
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BI, SOA, and ESB

I'm Trying to make a small prototype for a BI (Business Intelligence) architecture. My question is: Can i Integrate ESB (Enterprise Service Bus) to ease the communication between the differents ...
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What are the advantages of using async JavaScript modules (like AMD) for traditional sites?

This is specific to JS in the browser for a traditional multi-page site (i.e. not a single-page app). For single-page apps, the advantages are pretty clear: the main view page is going to be ...
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Software licensing of free abandonware

I recently found the game that was my first encounter with a computer, a DOS game running in text mode. It was released in 1984 and is available on abandonware sites, but I've started to wonder if I ...
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Is it normal for a programmer to not have 100% clarity over their own code at times? [on hold]

I'm not an expert programmer so this may be why, but I've come to notice that whenever I create complex code (like a Chess game I recently made), I am able to write the correct code to get the program ...
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Async properties in interfaces to cater for the possibility of expensive first-time evaluation: Is this a good idea?

First of all, sorry if this post is too long. I'll start with the… Short version: Is it generally advisable or a good idea to design an interface property as asynchronous simply because we cannot be ...
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Switching a versioning scheme from X.Y to X.Y.Z [on hold]

I have inherited an open source project, with a current version of 2.2. Since Semantic Versioning is all the rage, I am considering releasing the next version as 2.3.0 (perhaps starting with ...
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Java 8 vs Scala? Which one to learn? [on hold]

Scala has been promoted with advantages of perfect mix of functional programming and pure OOP and some more features which is difficult to achieve with java like reliable multi-thread programming. I ...
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Technical and Problem Solving type questions for Graduates [on hold]

My company is looking to hire some graduate developers soon so I wanted to start putting together some questions to ask in the interviews. Ideally I'd like to ask a few basic technical question about ...
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Simulated Annealing Contradiction?

The entire idea of simulated annealing is to avoid getting stuck in local optimums, which is why sometimes, a worse solution is accepted. However, simulated annealing will automatically accept a ...
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Learning C as my first Programming Language [on hold]

I am Very new to programming and i am Learning C, My Question is: I am learning from book (C Primer Plus: Edition 5 by Stephen Prata) at home. Will i get enough grip over C language if i learn from ...
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MVC Sites and Entity Framework (using DbContext)

I've been looking at a couple of the MVC tutorials on the ASP.NET website and and have noticed numerous of them make use of Entity Framework (especially the Identity provider stuff). Maybe my ...
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How to add premium (featured ) user in an Entity–relationship diagram?

I have a table 'User' in my database. When the user makes a payment after placing an order for a package, he is considered a Featured(Premium) user of a company. How do I add this Premium (Featured ...
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Should a list or array of objects be represented as a lifeline in sequence diagram?

I have the following sequence diagram to add a student to a list of students. the implementation could be like List<Student> Students = new List<Student>(); Students.Add(aStudent); I ...
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Did Java avoid multiple inheritance here?

I learnt that Java did not allow multiple inheritance using abstract classes for simplicity. In java, after a good design of class hierarchy, SubType would not get into trouble of same method ...
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Callback functions: Semantics and maintainability, when they aren't necessary [duplicate]

Within the context of JavaScript/Node.JS; Will using Callback functions improve the maintainability of source code, when there is no need for async programming? For example does the plain code sound ...
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Are quotes said to escape what is in between them? [on hold]

I don't know whether to put this here on SO or english.stackexchange or if it fits none of them. I know backslash or caret or whatever the escape character is, is said to escape a character, ...
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Long-term strategy for implementing a plot auction system

I am currently working on an auction system. It works as follows: A business places a bid on a plot for a house. many houses make up a single plot e.g. plot 7 corresponds to a number of houses in a ...
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Rewrite Engine vs Boostrap type index file

I currently use apache mod rewrite on a site to redirect various queries / visitors such as this: if you come to example.com/authors/, you are redirected to authors.php if you come to ...
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Write a program which recurrently move to right elements of array by given number [on hold]

Write a program which recurrently move to right elements of array by given number.For example for array {1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6} and moved by 2 it should look like that {5, 6, 1, 2, 3, 4}. ` #include ...
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Swift Protocol Naming Conventions

Coming from a mainly c# background, I'm used to using the term "interface" for describing an object with no implementation that defines behaviour. In c#, the convention is to prepend interface names ...
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Improving command line skills [on hold]

I'd like to improve my Bash terminal skills, knowledge and muscle memory. There are a lot of books and tutorials out there, but what I'd really love some recommendations on drills or repetitive tasks ...

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