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Interview question for starting on a new project [on hold]

The technology in this context is .Net, but I got this random question (first time ever) during an interview recently. Q: When you have a brand new project, how do you get started? What steps ...
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1answer
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Why are Global variables evil? [duplicate]

Many people state that Global variables in almost any language are evil, but I don't see why in my point of view. If I'm working on a multi-filed project, sometimes I want to reuse and/or use that ...
3
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1answer
34 views

How does Polyglot Persistence handle relational data?

I have recently been studying up on microservices, and an associated idea that I've seen is that of polyglot persistence and microservices working with their own databases, or whatever storage they ...
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0answers
41 views

Recursivity in other areas [on hold]

As programmers, most of us know the concept of algorithmic recursivity. I can see it only applied on programming and on mathematics. Are there any other areas where there is a practical use of ...
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3answers
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What is the difference of smoke testing and black-box testing?

Main theme of my question is about the differences of Smoke Testing and other types of software testing specially Black-box testing but also I'm very curoius to know what is the purpose of this ...
1
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1answer
36 views

What's the best way to store class/type info in a plugin system in your software?

There are lots of applications like 3ds Max, Maya, etc that allows you to use plugins, where even the default nodes are created as plugins. This is all good but if the developer changes the ...
0
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3answers
34 views

How to test Windows .NET TCP program handling of connection failure

I've written my own C# TCP communications module (using SocketAsyncEventArgs, although that's presumably irrelevant). My module runs at both ends of the connection, client and server. As part of the ...
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0answers
26 views

Rabbitmq route to most specific queue [on hold]

I want to implement load-balancing with rabbitmq. I have a key like this {animal}.{size}.{color}, I have exchange "topic-animal-exchange" and alternate exchange "default-animal-echange" to which ...
0
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0answers
79 views

Is this API well designed? [on hold]

I know APIs vary depending on developers requirements but from general guidelines is this end point structure well designed for an API? The resources are -> courses, categories and providers. A ...
1
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7answers
133 views

How to mark next version in the source code? [on hold]

We are developing a software that gets released every few months, and it is either a major version (1.0.x -> 2.0.0) or a minor version (-> 1.1.x). This version is visible in the software, say that we ...
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0answers
49 views

Looking for resources for 70-483 - Programming in C# [on hold]

I am looking for material for the exam 70-483 - Programming in C#. Some way to asses my level compared to the exam in different areas. Material with a lot of Intermixed exercises (In the books I ...
0
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1answer
23 views

What are messages in FHIR?

I am trying to get my head around Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) specification, but I can't understand what Messages are used for. The exact mechanism of transfer is ...
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0answers
30 views

Ajax onSubmit call a little help [on hold]

So I've made a dropdown list in Razor Code looks like this: @Html.DropDownList("Languages", BetXOnline.Configuration.WebConfiguration.GetLanguages().Select(x => new SelectListItem() { Text = ...
0
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1answer
29 views

Should i avoid FaultException for Custom Validation Error messages to client

We are as a team working on a project which currently using WCF as in between client and server. All business rules are written on managers classes which are used by service so its means no ...
0
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0answers
47 views

Why use logstash with elasticsearch? Any advantage [on hold]

Recently i am working on generating a report using kibana and elasticsearch. Is there any advantage of using logstash to send data to elasticsearch over sending it directly? Gone through a few blogs ...
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0answers
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Video call integration in commercial mobile application [on hold]

I am building a hybrid mobile application, i.e using sencha touch JS framework for UI and phonegap for accessing device features. The application's main functionality is to enable a video call between ...
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votes
0answers
86 views

What will happen if I execute this code? [on hold]

I study multicore and I have this problem. Assume that prior to executing the code below, a=1 and flag=0. CPU0’s code a = 2; flag = 1; CPU1’s code while (flag != 1) ; // Wait until flag is 1 ...
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1answer
38 views

What are perspective fields and options for self-employed, one-man team developer? [on hold]

my wish is to get self-employed as one-men team, being a part of IT industry, not bound to anything, anyone and being able to work from anywhere, anytime...kinda freelancer job. However, making this ...
0
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0answers
77 views

How do I dissuade a client from wanting to resume a failed project made by another provider? [on hold]

A potential client of our company wants us to resume the programming of a product of a previously failed project. Personally, I want to start the product from the ground up because a) I'm not sure of ...
6
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0answers
58 views

Conceptual mismatch between DDD Application Services and REST API

I'm trying to design an application that has a complex business domain and a requirement to support a REST API (not strictly REST, but resource-oriented). I have some trouble coming up with a way to ...
0
votes
0answers
14 views

Using self.method vs the scope :method DSL

According to the Thoughbot Rails Style Guide, we should Use def self.method, not the scope :method DSL. My question is: is this simply for the sake of choosing one of these styles and sticking ...
-2
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0answers
22 views

php script to scrape emails for appointments and generate a .ics file to be emailed to relevant User for easy scheduling [on hold]

First sorry if this isn't quite the right group first time posting in ages (just let me know where would be better to post and will follow through) I work in a business where we have a hosted CRM ...
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0answers
20 views

MATLAB: Calculating the Jacobian using feval and Newton's Method

Problem: series of equations, each in the form 0 = Fa(i-1) - Fa(i) - k*a(i)*V F, k, V, and a0 are known. Do you have any ideas on how to calculate the jacobian using feval and how to find the ...
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2answers
69 views

best practices for packaging in Scala projects?

Scala runs on the JVM, but that doesn't mean we have to write it like Java. Eclipse discourages use of the default package. What are some considerations (e.g. size of project) that determine how ...
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0answers
30 views

Gardening Software Intellectual Rights [on hold]

My wife and I are planning to write software to help the user manage a garden. We think a basic feature should include information such as a plant's descriptive text, planting instructions, ...
2
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1answer
26 views

Porting Silverligtht application to web application with Asp.net and HTML 5

I work as internal software developer. We used Silverlight to build our application, but we have been asked to start considering their replacement. Currently our set-up is: Silverlight application ...
1
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1answer
45 views

Does grouping threads by task improve performance?

This is kind of a lazy question on my part, since I gave up after trying only a few google terms. But when I read about multi-threaded performance, I read about context switching being bad for ...
1
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1answer
47 views

Rich object model in the context of a good REST API and of an existing rich object model on the server-side

First off, let's frame this question in the context of a good REST API and an existing rich object model on the server-side, as well as modern web architecture (MVC frameworks like angularjs). I'm ...
0
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2answers
58 views

Should I keep looking through my git history or stop now for these CSS changes? [on hold]

So I made a bunch of changes to a Rails codebase I'm working on over a period of a couple of months. Some of these commits inadvertently seem to have changed the CSS layout. The fixes themselves are ...
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0answers
51 views

Has anybody found a way around new Java applet security in local area networks? [on hold]

I have an M2M network within a local area set of IP addresses (192.168.xxx.xxx) and I cannot let users access anything within, except through a browser. For that I need an applet and now I find all ...
2
votes
1answer
77 views

How minor of a case is a class appropriate for?

I'm trying to use composition in an Entity class of mine. So far, an Entity "is" Displayable(inherited an ABC), and "has" a Position(contains a point-like class). I know I will want my Entity to ...
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0answers
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How to loop through array bidimensional in diagonal according to a position in degrees

The title could be no self-explanatory enough but I need some conceptual help in order to implement a solution to go through an array: I'm developing a program to calculate the "most shadepath" route ...
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5answers
330 views

Why was the Itanium processor difficult to write a compiler for?

It's commonly stated that Intel's Itanium 64-bit processor architecture failed because the revolutionary EPIC instruction set was very difficult to write a good compiler for, which meant a lack of ...
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votes
0answers
20 views

Generate Charts in Excel by passing data from MVC 4 C# controller using report viewer [on hold]

Am current doing reporting in Excel and PDF formats using Report viewer ,I wanted to generate some interactive charts in my reports. But as far I researched report viewer doesn't allow interactive ...
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0answers
76 views

How to to log clicks for a Pay-Per-Click software?

Let say you have a Website with advertising, and each time a user clicks on it, you want to charge an advertiser the amount he bids (basically, a pay-per-click system, like Adswords, with a different ...
0
votes
2answers
30 views

VB6 - Large text files with no line terminators

I have large files (100MB range) with no actual line terminators in them. I need to read one into memory and print out a new file with a line terminator in place of a particular string of characters. ...
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0answers
61 views

What language this website is written? [on hold]

I came across a website called: http://www.ratemyteachers.com/ and was just curious to find out what language this website is written with, I viewed the source code and it didn't leave any clue to me. ...
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2answers
46 views

Managing Similar Code On Multiple Platforms (GIT)

My team and I have developed a Chrome extension which we are now porting into Firefox. The two versions share enough of a code base that it would be redundant to manage to separate depos. In fact ...
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votes
1answer
52 views

Pathfinding in a 3d world with obstacles?

What are some methods for pathfinding in a 3d world? Object X needs to move from Point A to Point B but it might have to avoid things like asteroids, planets or gas pockets that makes the object ...
43
votes
5answers
5k views

What exactly makes the Haskell type system so revered (vs say, Java)?

I'm starting to learn Haskell. I'm very new it and am just reading through a couple of the online books to get my head around its basic constructs. One of the 'memes' that people familiar with it ...
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votes
0answers
12 views

Ideal Configuration for eCommerce [on hold]

What would be an ideal configuration for eCommerce website and app? Would Django with a SQL stack be a good approach? I read about keeping a NoSQL database for catalog and relational DB for payment ...
-1
votes
0answers
22 views

Secure one-time upload that's open source? [on hold]

At a previous job we used a tool that I'm trying to use and I can't find it to save my life! It was intended to keep users from emailing sensitive documents. The tool had the following features: ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

PHP Netbeans coding style configuration, where is it? [migrated]

I want to standardize coding style accross all the developers computers in my office, I want to export my netbeans configuration and ask the other programmers to import it on their IDEs, do you know ...
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votes
0answers
32 views

Java Ascii Table [on hold]

so I'm having trouble creating a table that is used for a game. It needs to have 3 Human charaters (@), 2 Monsters (#), 3 Treasure Chests (*) and 4 Obstacles (O). The table needs to be 10 by 10 ...
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votes
0answers
37 views

How fast will app-side MongoDB indexes queries/joins be? [on hold]

I am using MongoDB in a web-app and would like to keep my schema normalized, performing any necessary 'joins' client-side, per request. How fast/slow would this be? So suppose I have 10M users, each ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Django urls.py runs only once. Why? How does it call views on next request?

While testing django cashing on our development server, one of our senior asked if is it possible to change the value of caching timeout on urls.py without restarting the http service. On first note, ...
4
votes
1answer
56 views

What is a good frequency for merging up feature branches to a main line?

We have a very large code base in mercurial. We have about a 6 month release cadence with 2 week sprints. For each release we have about 10 feature branches and maybe 5 or so people working per ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

What is a good frequency for merging up feature branches to a main line? [duplicate]

We have a very large code base in mercurial. We have about a 6 month release cadence with 2 week sprints. For each release we have about 10 feature branches and maybe 5 or so people working per ...
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votes
0answers
38 views

Career Advice Career Direction [on hold]

I'm trying to decide if my current career focus is a good one or I should seek opportunities elsewhere an was hoping I could get some advice from the Stack Exchange community. I started working for a ...
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votes
0answers
17 views

How to trap error if no internet [on hold]

Tried a d a fruit dht22.py code. I added email temp to my phone. would like to trap error if no internet. it import some other code that make it hang up if no internet? new to python tried to use Try: ...

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