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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" :)
Nov
19
comment Have you ever hated a framework/programming language/platform but you eventually became curious in learning?
@Jeremy Ya I know, that was my jab. I guess I need to be more explicit
Nov
19
comment Have you ever hated a framework/programming language/platform but you eventually became curious in learning?
How do you hate something before you've learned about it?
Nov
13
comment What are some good assignments for an introductory course, to reach today's students?
No not all of them would be fun but some I think we be good choices
Nov
12
answered What are some good assignments for an introductory course, to reach today's students?
Nov
11
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Nov
10
comment Entity Framework book 1st Edition
I think EF is up to version 4.0 now.
Nov
10
awarded  Organizer
Nov
10
revised Is a degree needed for low-level/embedded programming jobs?
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Nov
10
awarded  Scholar
Nov
10
awarded  Critic
Nov
10
accepted Is the abundance of frameworks dumbing down programmers?
Nov
10
comment Is online freelance work viable by American standards?
was refering to craigslist in comment above
Nov
10
comment Is online freelance work viable by American standards?
The ratio of garbage to actual opportunity is pretty high but if your willing to dig through you can find some ok projects that can turn into good long term clients.
Nov
2
comment Not specifying a return in a function, good or bad?
Throws are not the same as multiple returns
Nov
1
comment Not specifying a return in a function, good or bad?
Yes of course there are exceptions but all things being equal I like one exit point.