Matthew Schinckel

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bio website schinckel.net
location Adelaide, Australia
age 38
visits member for 3 years, 6 months
seen Jun 11 '12 at 12:44
Python & Objective-C + Cocoa Developer. Scheme & Prolog fanboi. Touch Football Coach & Player.

Jun
10
comment Why isn't Java used for modern web application development?
Personally, server costs are amongst the lowest parts of our monthly spend. Even the lowest level support technician is an order of magnitude more per month than total server outlay.
Jun
10
comment Why isn't Java used for modern web application development?
@Kibbee ... or it gives Javascript a bad name :)
Mar
22
comment Did Your CS Program Prepare You Well?
Computer Science has about as much to do with computers as Astronomy has to do with telescope construction. Can't remember who that should be attributed to.
Jan
26
awarded  Teacher
Jan
26
comment Argument notation in Python documentation
@Jeune: you can use *args, to unpack a list as arguments to a function. ie os.path(*[arg1, arg2, arg3]), or if args was already a list.
Jan
26
awarded  Autobiographer
Jan
26
awarded  Supporter
Jan
19
comment What are the things Java got right?
And it isn't always that compatible. Take the changes 1.6 made to JComboBox. schinckel.net/2008/05/15/java-6-breaks-jcombobox-events