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Jan
23
comment What arguments are there against easter eggs? Are there any arguments to even support easter eggs?
This is prime for a classic @Mark Trapp "we're here to solve real problems you might be facing."
Jan
22
comment Can there be too much uniformity in coding standards?
@Robert Harvey Thanks, I believe you improved it.
Jan
22
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Jan
22
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Jan
21
comment Can there be too much uniformity in coding standards?
@Mark Trapp as for pusing other questions off the front page there is exactly one question on the front page with more up votes.
Jan
21
comment Can there be too much uniformity in coding standards?
@Mark Trapp I've already stated criteria for an acceptable answer and yes as I've said this is an actual problem and quite frankly from the interest in the question and the answers I would say others agree.
Jan
21
comment Can there be too much uniformity in coding standards?
@Mark Trapp according to the FAQ these are the criteria for a question All subjective questions are expected to be constructive. How do we define that? Constructive subjective questions … 1. inspire answers that explain “why” and “how”. 2. tend to have long, not short, answers. 3. have a constructive, fair, and impartial tone. 4. invite sharing experiences over opinions. 5. insist that opinion be backed up with facts and references. 6. are more than just mindless social fun. I believe my question covers the first 4 at the very least
Jan
21
comment Can there be too much uniformity in coding standards?
@Mark Trapp the criteria is specifying value that I'm not seeing, which many of the answers have provided.
Jan
21
comment Can there be too much uniformity in coding standards?
@Mark Trapp my problem is the rigidity creeping into my environment my question is, is there value there that I'm not recognizing. Both already stated above.
Jan
21
asked Can there be too much uniformity in coding standards?
Jan
21
comment Does taking a series of contracts hurt your career?
Totally agree that is a great way to acquire experience
Jan
21
answered Does taking a series of contracts hurt your career?
Jan
21
answered Contractor vs Consultant
Jan
21
revised Why does everybody hate SharePoint?
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Jan
21
answered Why does everybody hate SharePoint?
Dec
29
answered As a code monkey, how to discuss programming with a guy who almost has a doctorate in computer science
Dec
27
comment Books and stories on programming culture, specifically in the 80's / early 90's
@user11347 sure, excellent book as well
Dec
27
revised Books and stories on programming culture, specifically in the 80's / early 90's
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Dec
14
answered Going from cutting edge to maintaining legacy projects
Nov
24
comment When does it become overkill?
"I fight all CV driven "architects" I encounter" :)