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Jan
17
comment What are developer's problems with helpful error messages?
Wow, that's quite a rant.
Jan
16
comment The Singleton Pattern
+1 Generally speaking, globals are bad.
Jan
16
comment Optimizing lifestyle and training
@pierre Absolutely. It can be quite a challenge, but overcoming it can pay great dividends.
Jan
16
comment Optimizing lifestyle and training
Great points about staying out of your comfort zone and moderation.
Jan
16
comment Optimizing lifestyle and training
+1 for realistic expectations and maintaining a good balance.
Jan
15
comment stackoverflow induced passivity - how to cope?
@ruben I've heard good things about CodeIgniter, though I have not used it much. And, yes, generally speaking authentication is something that may be better left to a good framework that's already solved the problem.
Jan
15
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Jan
15
comment How can I keep directories in sync
Might Unison be of use?
Jan
15
comment Optimizing lifestyle and training
@pierre It's a life-changer no matter when, but the sooner the better. (Ironically, dyslexics tend to be stubborn.)
Jan
15
comment Optimizing lifestyle and training
I could probably rattle off some more ideas, but alas I need to drag myself to bed.
Jan
15
answered Optimizing lifestyle and training
Jan
14
comment stackoverflow induced passivity - how to cope?
Ruben, assuming that you've used the same OpenID for both accounts and they are associated, it should resolve itself in 24 hours. If that doesn't work, email the team. (The email address is at bottom of the page, labeled "contact us.")
Jan
14
answered stackoverflow induced passivity - how to cope?
Jan
12
revised How do web APIs work?
grammar
Jan
12
comment How and where do you store your private work/sourcecode?
Note that the git repository in DropBox can just be a separate repo instead of your working one. This would require the extra step of pulling/pushing to that repo, but it could be a useful/preferred approach for some.
Jan
12
revised How and where do you store your private work/sourcecode?
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Jan
10
revised Do licenses matter if there's nobody around to enforce them?
grammar
Jan
9
revised How do you update your production codebase/database schema without causing downtime?
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Jan
7
awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
1
answered When is optimization not premature and therefore not evil?