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Oct
6
comment What to look out for in employment contracts
Where "state" may mean "not like Arizona, but like Spain"!
Oct
6
comment What to look out for in employment contracts
Depending on your legal framework, this limitation may or may not be legally enforceable. (Bearing in mind that IANAL) In South Africa, there's no way a court will uphold a clause that prevents you from getting a job.
Oct
5
comment What is better for coding - desktop or laptop?
Sounds like Luke Gorrie. That dude gets around a lot, too.
Oct
5
comment Programming with Dyslexia
I'm glad to hear you avoid variable names like "bdp" :)
Oct
5
answered Can cloud computing replace enterprise architecture?
Oct
5
comment What did Alan Perlis mean regarding the ways to write error-free programs?
Alan Perlis certainly had a way with words.
Oct
5
comment How do people manage to write and maintain extremely complex and hard to read code?
@Pawka: Where "they" doesn't include the SQLite people.
Oct
5
comment Is there an optimal number of lines of code per function?
The number almost certainly varies by language: I would be surprised to see a 6-line Prolog clause, while being perfectly OK with a 20 line Delphi method. My answer below's for Smalltalk, which uses the environment to encourage short methods.
Oct
5
answered Is there an optimal number of lines of code per function?
Oct
4
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Oct
4
comment What is a good way to pick up where you left off?
This is what I do too.
Oct
4
answered What are the most impressive tricks an IDE could pull off with the code?
Oct
4
comment What are the most impressive tricks an IDE could pull off with the code?
Roel Wuyts' RoelTyper and Lex Spoon's Chuck did/do this kind of analysis for Squeak.
Oct
4
answered Why is Lisp useful?
Oct
4
comment Is there a canonical book on Scala?
Lex Spoon, one of the co-authors, is a clear communicator and Clever Dude (see his Squeak Smalltalk contributions); that bodes well for the book!
Oct
4
answered How much time do you invest in exploring new technology?
Oct
4
comment Is the time spent customizing your dev machine environment worth it?
+1 foe "by all means don't do it"! That's a really nice phrase.
Oct
4
comment Are design patterns generally a force for good or bad?
+1 anyway, but especially for "then spot patterns" - that's precisely how we got patterns in the first place, but looking for recurring problems.
Oct
2
comment What's your favourite quote about programming?
Except when it blows up an Ariane 5 (Flight 501), or doses people with lethally high levels of radiation...
Oct
2
answered Boss Asking To Work Overtime But Under the Radar