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Delphi/Objective-C/C#/Ruby/Scala programmer by day, Lisper/Smalltalker by night.


Aug
1
revised Why should I prefer composition over inheritance?
Minor spelling mistakes.
Oct
11
revised Data encryption/protection - where to find info about high-level best practices
added 529 characters in body
Apr
18
revised Trying to code the points on a circle
One axis, two axes.
Feb
5
revised Is a programmer supposed to be self-sufficient?
Missing word
Jan
24
revised Different Project Type in a Single Website
Title typo
Oct
29
revised What's wrong with circular references?
Cyclic references don't just happen at the type level.
Aug
26
revised When should I use StringBuilder or StringBuffer?
grammatic mistake (and the same in the edit)
Aug
20
revised Can unit testing software be used to unit test itself?
added 11 characters in body
Aug
20
revised Why are side-effects considered evil in functional programming?
Missing )
Aug
19
revised Why are side-effects considered evil in functional programming?
Pure functions greatly aid debuggability
Aug
6
revised MIT License Question (download somebody else's code and throw it on github)
Grammar/spelling nits
Jul
17
revised Multi cores/CPUs with locks
Spelling correction
Jul
2
revised Are all languages basically the same?
Name correction
May
27
revised Programming Language most relevant to the Financial sector?
Added extra sources of Smalltalkers
May
25
revised Objective-C message passing related queries
Answered a question in the comments.
Apr
28
revised FP and OO orthogonal?
added 1 characters in body
Jan
21
revised What's the difference between the greedy and Hamiltonian methods?
One minimum, many minima
Jan
7
revised OOP - How to handle multiple instances of a class
Formalised spelling, etc.
Nov
29
revised What is the supposed productivity gain of dynamic typing?
Spelling nits
Sep
1
revised Strategy / resources for writing LISP webservices?
Hunchentoot URL update