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Aug
22
comment Best practices for graph representation of a system architecture?
Rememver, it is what you leave out of the architecture docs that make them quicker to use then just looking at the code.
Aug
22
answered When would polling for events be better than using observer pattern?
Aug
22
answered How far can I push refactoring without changing external behavior?
Aug
1
comment What part of your work does a company own when you program for them?
see also discuss.joelonsoftware.com/default.asp?biz.5.834409.12, I think there is another post somewhere by jeol on this with lots of details
Jul
29
answered How much documentation should a client expect from a one-man team?
Jul
28
comment best way to “introduce” OOP/OOD to team of experienced C++ engineers
I agree that "coupling each between functions is unavoidable". However good design reduce the number of other functions each function is coupled too. (A class is just a means to this end)
Jul
28
answered best way to “introduce” OOP/OOD to team of experienced C++ engineers
Jul
27
comment What shall I include in a 10 week web technologies course?
@Raynos, But way teach people to write games when they are most likely to pick up work creating websites.
Jul
26
comment What shall I include in a 10 week web technologies course?
@Iain, but if you don't teach in detail other ways to do web sites what do you expect them to use as soon as they wish to go past static content?
Jul
26
revised What shall I include in a 10 week web technologies course?
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Jul
26
answered What shall I include in a 10 week web technologies course?
Jul
22
comment Bypass HR to get an interview
+1 for "you have nothing to lose, and much to gain"
Jul
22
comment Fault tolerance through replication of SQL databases
you may get more answers on serverfault
Jul
21
comment How to fail an interview?
I have seen this with agents, when an agent must send 3 people or the client will go to another agent. The agent then asks someone they had placed elsewhere to pretend they want the contract and to go to the interview.
Jul
20
comment Handling deleted users - separate or same table?
@Adrian, I was assuming that the most common queries would be at login time and that only none deleted users would be allowed to log in.
Jul
20
answered Interview: Review another developer's code
Jul
20
comment Handling deleted users - separate or same table?
A partition table (on IsDeleted) would remove the performance issues with using a single table.
Jul
20
comment MVVM or MVC? Want to use the same set of classes for WPF and ASP.NET
@PRK, Silverlight will mostly let you do everything WPF does and if you can get all your "web" users to install it, will also let to create a solution that is accessed var the web and "feels" like a web app.
Jul
20
answered MVVM or MVC? Want to use the same set of classes for WPF and ASP.NET
Jul
19
comment Why don't all companies buy developers the best hardware?
You bet, the Accountants would love big monitors for their spread sheats, but the IT departments want to give anyone the same kit as they have been for the last n years!