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Jun
12
comment What license is applicable for an app based on CodeIgniter?
I corrected your title. This is not about the codeigniter license, rather it is about an application based on codeigniter.
Jun
12
revised What license is applicable for an app based on CodeIgniter?
corrected the title
Jun
11
comment What happened to Borland Delphi?
I've never understood why they didn't offer a version for non-commercial apps really cheap, just to attract more users.
Jun
8
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Jun
5
awarded  Nice Answer
Jun
4
comment Do I really need oop for my kind of job? After 10 years I think I don't
sk -- I agree they can be counterproductive, especially if used by people that haven't been there before, but am not quite ready to say in most cases. But absolutely, even in large systems they are not necessarily necessary... One of the most beautiful code bases I've seen was old-school "C"... But it was modularized extremely well.
Jun
4
comment Do I really need oop for my kind of job? After 10 years I think I don't
In general, the larger a system is, the more these techniques are necessary. It doesn't sound like you're involved in writing terribly large systems?
Jun
4
comment Do I really need oop for my kind of job? After 10 years I think I don't
the c# department ?? egads!!!
Jun
4
comment What makes the difference between “Hire” and an honest “almost” for final on-site interviews?
This is a good answer... I would add two things: First, try to learn how to read the overall tone of questions. If you get several questions about "ownership", then they might be afraid that you are going to come in and need excessive guidance or always be riffing on the "that's not my job" theme. Second, it really could be the case that you could work in the company, but just weren't the best fit for that team. Here, anything can have an impact. Maybe it was between you and another guy, but the other guy liked punk rock and mountain biking, just like half of the team does.
Jun
1
comment Why is no C++ interview complete if it does not have vtable questions?
As for frustration, like I said above, I could easily pass this question in an interview... At one point I could have coded a "C" solution on the white board. but you would be making a big mistake picking me over the two people I mentioned above.
Jun
1
comment Why is no C++ interview complete if it does not have vtable questions?
If you've been around for any length of time, then you'll know that Joel Spolsky (one of the founders of this site) has written extensively on this subject. You should start there.
May
31
revised Why is no C++ interview complete if it does not have vtable questions?
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May
31
answered Why is no C++ interview complete if it does not have vtable questions?
May
31
comment Why is no C++ interview complete if it does not have vtable questions?
I used to know what they were... I actually used to have to muck about with COM vtables. Not sure why they'd ever be an issue with general C++ app development.
May
20
awarded  Nice Answer
May
20
comment Is Scala ready for prime time?
Enterprise is much more than a marketing term... It basically means the company we're buying this tool from is going to be around at least as long as we are, and has the resources to back it up. You can substitute open source organization for company above.... In the end, there's a big difference between choosing a language mainly being driven by one person, vs. a small team vs. a huge open source foundation vs. a Fortune 100 tech company.
May
20
comment Is Scala ready for prime time?
I wouldn't trust twitter's engineering decisions as being evidence for maturity & robustness.
May
19
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May
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May
18
answered How are we supposed to deal with Customers who don't give a damn?