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answered Is it ok to avoid testing base classes?
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answered Finding the closest n points to any arbitrary point in two dimensions (r-tree, quadtree, spatial index)
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answered Quadtree with duplicates
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reviewed Approve Is throwing new RuntimeExceptions in unreachable code a bad style?
Jul
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answered Is throwing new RuntimeExceptions in unreachable code a bad style?
Jul
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answered My algorithm that extracts the largest box that can be made from smaller boxes, is too slow
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comment Bad practice - switch case to set environment
Remember that if you use a config file it needs to be controlled in source code control.... Any you may have to edit the config file many times a day when you setup new test machines. I still think a config file is best, but you may wish to first look for a file named based Environment before looking at the detaul config file.
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comment What problem do algebraic data types solve?
Do you get a compiler error if you fail to update a match, or is it only at run time you find out?
Jun
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comment Best practice boolean assignment
Variant 1 may be useful if you need to often set a breakpoint that depends on the value.
Jun
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comment What's the point of implementing a Stack using two queues?
Anyone that can write this code and answer a few questions on their code clearly understands queue and stacks, hence a very good task to help students build the understanding.
Jun
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answered Is there any material difference between queries joined by WHERE clauses, and queries using an actual JOIN?
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comment How can I argue convincingly against duplicating database columns?
Be thankful that you are not trying to match together data that have come for paper based patent records and 20 odd different systems that are by the xray department etc.... A patient can be seeing a few consultants for unrelated reasons within a few weeks....
Apr
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comment How can I argue convincingly against duplicating database columns?
Does the duplicated data every change once it is written to the database?
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answered When is it a good idea to force garbage collection?
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answered How can QA staff test caching logic that they can't see?
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answered Is creating the objects you think you will need ok in a first test in TDD
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answered How to sell DRY architecture