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Jul
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awarded  Curious
Jun
29
comment How can a manager ensure developers are pushing up to the origin every day?
@bogeyc - There's some HR processes that can fix "not smart". I believe it's known as "termination". :D But I get what you're saying and agree 100%... you can't really treat knowledge workers like we're part of a manufacturing process.
Jun
29
comment How can a manager ensure developers are pushing up to the origin every day?
Unfortunately, not every developer is smart.
Jun
29
answered How can I keep Web services requests in a DAO layer without tying the code to the DOM?
Jun
15
comment Does anyone know of a simple (free?) feature request tracking system we could use internally for sales people?
Sure @MuhammadUmer, and a bug tracking software solution and mailing list is perfect for documenting what users want. However, the point of my post is this: Don't go off trying to build bug tracking software yourself if you're actually tasked with building sales CRM software. Your sales CRM software will suck if your engineers get distracted by trying to build other things, especially when there are already great bug tracking and mailing list solutions in the market. Hope this helps clarify. :)
Jun
3
awarded  Nice Answer
May
18
comment What is the proper way to extract and pass parameters to call javascript functionality from my PHP page?
Oh okay, @http203, that would be the module pattern, and you can expose any function you need access to via window.Class = Class or window.myMethod = myMethod. Not sure if this helps or not. Good luck!
May
18
revised What is the proper way to extract and pass parameters to call javascript functionality from my PHP page?
brought in the function from the link so the answer here is more self contained. In the process I also did some copy editing to fix some spelling and grammar.
May
18
comment What is the proper way to extract and pass parameters to call javascript functionality from my PHP page?
The server is writing an ID to the client, and then the client turns around and makes another request to the server to get more data. Could you simplify things by just making a getJSON request with the original ID, or is that not available to you at the time? As for putting JavaScript in it's own scope, are you referring to the Constructor or Module patterns? You can encapsulate some functions but still make your public ones public.
May
18
comment What is the proper way to extract and pass parameters to call javascript functionality from my PHP page?
Nice username. :) Are you saying the queries are in JavaScript? You might need to show an example jut so we all can see. Hope this helps.
May
2
comment How can I keep Web services requests in a DAO layer without tying the code to the DOM?
@ZippyV - Interesting concept, and it's one I considered. However, I'm not sure I'd personally go that route because of the overhead of maintaining updates, but you should totally consider adding that as an answer, assuming you can add more details. Someone else with this same problem might find that to be quite actionable. :)
May
1
asked How can I keep Web services requests in a DAO layer without tying the code to the DOM?
Feb
26
comment Does anyone know of a simple (free?) feature request tracking system we could use internally for sales people?
@DanielTheRocketMan - Nah, I haven't. Mostly because many people mistakenly think that what makes SE so awesome is the software, so they take these clones and use it for things it wasn't intended for and end up building ghost towns. The software is only part of the picture, the other part is sticking to a clearly-defined set of rules to produce great content that spurs growth. Thing is, it's the rebels wanting to do this, and rebels don't like rules... With that said, this is something you'd need to try, which might work, since you're not trying to build and grow a public community...
Feb
21
comment Feedback on a Kanban Board for Solution Architectects
@MrEyes - If you had a more specific question (or questions) than "What are your thoughts", we could take this on Project Management SE. But as it stands right now, you're very well written and detailed question is unfortunately not a question for Q&A. Hope this helps.
Jan
23
awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
7
awarded  Yearling
Dec
18
awarded  Popular Question
Nov
7
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Packaging PHP/Python files inside android .apk files?
Nov
3
comment What are common patterns for handling possible pluralization in message properties?
Did you mean to say "reviews.title.plural" for your second property?
Nov
3
comment Should you always pass the bare minimum data needed into a function in cases like this
Sigh, unfortunately we'll be making the "don't store passwords in plain text" arguments until the end of time, or until Google or someone waters down the languages to the point where the programming language handles it all for you. :D Maybe continually reiterating it eventually gets through to people, and if it gets through to one, then I guess that's worth continuing on! :)