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Apr
19
comment modelling a restaurant availability search
If you need a table for 6 people, do you allow a table for 4 people and a table for 2 people to be combined? Will you book 2 people into a 4 person table, if no 2 people tables are left?
Apr
19
comment Type inference + overloading
you may get more answers on cstheory.stackexchange.com
Apr
19
answered Do compiler-writers actually need to 'understand' machine code?
Apr
8
answered Ensure that each class has only one responsibility, why?
Apr
5
answered Is secretive systems development really possible?
Apr
5
comment How should the database schema be migrated?
@what database and programming language are you using?
Apr
5
comment How should the database schema be migrated?
You need a database compare tool to help testing the update scripts. The words "agile" and "database" can never be combined without pain and effert.
Apr
5
answered Why separate unit tests into an assembly
Apr
2
revised Why have private static methods?
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Apr
1
answered Make methods that do not depend on instance fields, static?
Apr
1
answered Why have private static methods?
Mar
26
comment How to data model more than one 'last name'?
@MichaelT, so there is a need to process the Family Name separately, so give it it's own field and hope the person that types in the details understand eastern naming.
Mar
26
comment How to data model more than one 'last name'?
@MichaelT, What to say that everyone has a family name?
Mar
26
answered How to data model more than one 'last name'?
Mar
14
comment Understanding dependency injection
I got it when I read the "clean code" book, dependency injection solve a problem you get when you write very clear and small classes. If you have not seen code that is good enough to have that problem, then you will not get dependency injection.
Feb
18
comment How do I manage a very large set of rules and magic numbers in my program?
also consider creating a Fluent interface
Feb
4
comment Why is it hard to make a Java program 'appear native'?
@jwenting, Sun cared more about making problems for Microsoft then about programmers that had chosen to use Microsoft's java based system. Hence I gave up on Jave and kept with MFC until C# come out.
Feb
3
answered Why is it hard to make a Java program 'appear native'?
Jan
28
comment Is using non-standard single-line comments fine in C?
Given that it would not be that hard to write a tool to convert single line comments into “standard” comments, the risk is low.
Jan
6
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