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bio website blog.roseman.org.uk
location London, United Kingdom
age 41
visits member for 3 years, 5 months
seen Jul 4 at 16:10
Web developer in Django and Python.

Sep
9
comment Google App Engine — should we use it?
This is bad advice. Django is explicitly supported, and the Google-provided "webapp" framework is really only supposed to be an example.
Aug
21
comment What does it mean to be agile?
+1 for 45 seconds per stand-up.
Aug
21
answered Learning PHP with a Rails/Django/Lift background
Aug
21
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Aug
4
comment Why would a company develop an atmosphere which discourage code comments?
Commenting-out obsolete code is even worse than the issue with no comments. Don't these people have version control? If code is no longer used, delete it.
Jul
22
comment Recommendations for books for learning computer science on your own?
@Falcon Not at all.
Jul
22
answered Recommendations for books for learning computer science on your own?
Jul
12
answered Disposable Virtual Machines for QA environments
Jul
11
answered How to train yourself to avoid writing “clever” code?
Jul
11
answered Why aren't there explicit access modifiers in Python:
Jul
8
answered Python template engines: What are the real benifits and drawbacks to XML vs custom syntax
Jun
28
answered What is the proper name for this design pattern in Python?
Jun
28
comment Simple method for reliably detecting code in text?
Surely, if they're posting to StackOverflow, 99% of the time they should be posting code. I've lost count of the times I've posted a comment asking for the actual code before I can answer the question. Seems like you should show that message whenever you don't find a four-character-indented block.
May
5
awarded  Teacher
Mar
12
awarded  Supporter
Jan
31
comment Ideal programming language learning sequence?
Python and Ruby (I don't know about Lua) are strongly typed languages. I think you mean that they are dynamically rather than statically typed.
Jan
31
awarded  Autobiographer