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Software developer by profession, smalltime hacker and gamer by interest. Look at my website to learn more about me

Nov
4
comment Why did object-oriented paradigms take so long to go mainstream?
@Giorgio: I consider that discovery a rite of passage that marks your growing up from being infatuated with the latest and greatest to being an experienced developer who can see through fads and distinguish what's actually useful.
Nov
4
answered What is the difference between “data hiding” and “encapsulation”?
Nov
2
comment What are the security implications of running untrusted code on my server?
@tdammers: privilege escalation vulnerabilities are so numerous that I wouldn't put too much faith in anything below full virtualization.
Nov
2
comment What are the security implications of running untrusted code on my server?
Basically, if someone can run arbitary code on your server, it's not, in fact, your server anymore.
Oct
31
comment test coverage reality
100% coverage with no asserts still tests the absence of (uncaught) exceptions, which can be quite valuable.
Oct
30
awarded  Nice Answer
Oct
30
revised How is time calculation performed by a computer?
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Oct
30
comment How to handle monetary values in PHP and MySql?
@Songo: see floating-point-gui.de/formats/integer
Oct
29
answered How is time calculation performed by a computer?
Oct
29
answered Who determines what is best practice?
Oct
29
comment How to handle monetary values in PHP and MySql?
@Jimmy Hoffa: arbitary precision is generally not what you need, something that can accurately represent and work with decimal fractions is. Of course, you frequently find both combined, but e.g. the decimal type in C# has limited precision but is perfectly suited for monetary values.
Oct
29
awarded  Enlightened
Oct
29
awarded  Nice Answer
Oct
29
answered What is meant by namespaced content and what advantages does it have?
Oct
29
revised Can CC0 code use a GPL library?
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Oct
26
comment Using nested public classes to organize constants
@FrustratedWithFormsDesigner: It depends on how much effort the incremental compilation mechanism spends on modeling dependencies.
Oct
26
answered Using nested public classes to organize constants
Oct
26
answered What is the point of using DTO (Data Transfer Objects)?
Oct
25
comment How important is using the same language for client and server?
Would you also say that there is no technical disadvantage, possibly an advantage in using a different language for every single subsystem?
Oct
24
answered Can higher-order functions in FP be interpreted as some kind of dependency injection?