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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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0answers
49 views

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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0answers
45 views

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 ...
0
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2answers
92 views

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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0answers
72 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
63 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
96 views

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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votes
0answers
60 views

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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1answer
122 views

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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0answers
24 views

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 ...
0
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2answers
40 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
4 views

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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votes
0answers
71 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
91 views

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 ...
19
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8answers
5k views

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 ...
91
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6answers
6k views

How to break up a programming project into tasks for other developers? [on hold]

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
105 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
47 views

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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votes
0answers
40 views

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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votes
0answers
31 views

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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votes
0answers
48 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
56 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
132 views

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 ...
14
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8answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
36 views

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 ...
0
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0answers
43 views

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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votes
2answers
97 views

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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votes
1answer
61 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

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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votes
1answer
75 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
29 views

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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votes
0answers
28 views

How to add premium (featured ) user in an Entity–relationship diagram? [on hold]

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
169 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
75 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

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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vote
0answers
42 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
28 views

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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votes
0answers
30 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
42 views

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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votes
0answers
48 views

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 ...
-1
votes
0answers
38 views

whats differ between simulation & simulation game [on hold]

I'm really confusing, is simulation RELATED to simulation game?? what I heard from everywhere is simulation game is just for entertainment and not related with computer science research at all, is ...
-2
votes
0answers
30 views

use Unity engine for solo project, Agile Scrum methodology [on hold]

I have solo project for making Android mobile apps simulation game for driving school learners of motorcyclist using Unity game engine I want to use Agile methodology with Scrum, and I've heard Scrum ...
0
votes
1answer
136 views

Why does this evaluation function work in a connect four game in java

I am exploring how a Minimax algorithm can be used in a connect four game. I was looking through a program and found this evaluation function. private static int[][] evaluationTable = {{3, 4, 5, 7, ...
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votes
0answers
36 views

How to change every 2nd and every 3rd element in an array? [on hold]

Here is my dilemma, I have this code: var fibs = [1, 2]; for (i = 0; i < (window.innerWidth / 50); i++) { if (fibs.length < 15) { var n = fibs[i] + fibs[i + 1]; ...
0
votes
0answers
9 views

Hidden event handlers and their parameters

I'm having a bit of trouble understanding why has an event handler to be defined as a function. AFAIK, a function can be used as anonymous called procedure as event handler It defines a ...
-5
votes
0answers
92 views

Programmers and drugs are common? [on hold]

I been watching movies about computer programmers and hackers and it shows that many of them use drugs to stay up longer. I wonder if this is stereotype or truth? I am programmer too and use energy ...
-2
votes
2answers
39 views

OSS Non-Commericial License

I'm working on a project I want to keep open source on GitHub, but I have a licensing problem. I have searched for hours, but I haven't found a license which disallows commercial use/sale of the ...
1
vote
1answer
42 views

Patterns for subclass constructors that vary the parent class constructor slightly

So, my problem is in the context of an MVC-style approach. The code here is PHP, but I'm hoping this is a design issue independent of it. abstract class Controller { private $domain; private ...
3
votes
1answer
45 views

Unit of Work Concurrency, how is it handled

I am reading some information about the Unit of Work pattern. There is one thing that is not very clear for me: what will happen when you request a couple of records on a thread (1) and another thread ...

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