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comment Why is naming a table's Primary Key column “Id” considered bad practice?
I'm amazed this question has been up voted so much. This is a question of personal style that has turned into a religious war. In the real world, who cares? Follow the style your team uses.
Oct
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comment From Slashdot: Does being a loyal developer pay?
When companies started changing from pensions to 401k, that was the signal that loyalty was not reciprocated. That happened in the 80s. If you've passed up an opportunity due to "loyalty" since then, you're a sucker.
Sep
22
comment Is it worth it for a developer to be a scrum master? Is it an official designation or?
Are you planning on continuing to function as a developer as well as being the scrum master? If so I would recommend against that as someone who has done it. There aren't enough hours in the day to do both well simultaneously.
Sep
20
comment Scheduling dependent tasks in a scrum sprint
"This hasn't worked in 10+ sprints, though" There's a myriad of reasons why the sprint doesn't get completed on time, but the most obvious one is simple, you put too much in it, your velocity estimate was overly optimistic.
Sep
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comment Scheduling dependent tasks in a scrum sprint
Do you mean Sprint backlog items? I typically think of product backlog items as "Add feature X" (in terms a business user would understand, and then have a number of associated sprint backlog items ("create x screen", "create x backend job" etc).
Sep
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comment Why should I use interfaces if the implementation will mostly stay the same?
My point is that if your dependencies are on interfaces, rather than on concrete classes, then testing is easier. This is a common reason I use interfaces in LOB apps, which is what it sounds like the OP is asking for. Certainly not precisely what interfaces were created for, which is more general and can be found elsewhere.
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answered Why should I use interfaces if the implementation will mostly stay the same?
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comment Is there a fundamental reason for keeping file systems and versioning systems separate?
@Demian Brecht:You're right, I was addressing more the "how challenging would it be" part. It would be roughly about as challenging as implementing git. eg, pretty darn challenging, at least for a relative simpleton such as myself.
Sep
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comment Is there a fundamental reason for keeping file systems and versioning systems separate?
A file system which includes versioning? you mean like git? Someone correct me if I'm wrong, I'm not a git guru, but to my knowledge what your describing is exactly what git IS. Applicable quote: "In many ways you can just see git as a filesystem — it's content-addressable, and it has a notion of versioning, but I really really designed it coming at the problem from the viewpoint of a filesystem person (hey, kernels is what I do), and I actually have absolutely zero interest in creating a traditional SCM system."
Sep
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comment Reinventing the wheel because it doesn't exist
Looks like psl is guilty of the "obnoxious music on their homepage" antipattern to me.
Aug
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comment Development platform for .NET development?
Off topic, but Raid-ing your SSD's might not be a good idea, as their performance will degrade over time with the lack of TRIM support superuser.com/questions/139804/…. Otherwise, I see nothing wrong with your build. I currently run something very similar (but 'only' 12gb memory) and love it. IMHO if a company wants to argue over $2k to make their (much more expensive) developer more productive, then they need to move out of the stone age.
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comment Why and when should I make a class 'static'? What is the purpose of 'static' keyword on classes?
"Only a Sith deals in absolutes" - I hadn't seen that used like that before.... but it's PERFECT. Made me lol.