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Sep
5
comment What properties does an object oriented language have?
Add as much as you are willing to support in your game. Starting small and growing the language will be easier to manage.
Aug
29
comment Wpf: Event driven vs MVVM design pattern
Yes, please, try to implement your application now using MVVM. You will thank yourself later. It's not easy, but well worth the effort.
Aug
5
awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
1
comment Should I be using a composite key for this table?
Probably a better question for the DBA SE site.
Jun
24
answered Is it bad to use the same class or idiom names as in a third-party API that you're using?
Jun
20
comment How to fix a project with basically no structure?
+1 You're correct about VB6 losing support on modern Windows versions. Sooner or later (probably sooner), your application will simply cease to function where it needs to.
Apr
30
comment How can I identify a namespace without using a string literal?
Why do you need to know a type's namespace in order to use IOC?
Apr
25
comment Development team roles splitted each time more
+1 for stating the key is communication between the team.
Apr
24
answered Commenting regular expressions
Mar
25
comment Should We Use Surrogate Primary Keys for Every Table?
@Robert Harvey: Perhaps you are right. :)
Mar
25
comment Should We Use Surrogate Primary Keys for Every Table?
Would this question be a better fit for the Database Administrators SE site?
Mar
20
comment Adding svn support to our git repo
Have you looked at using TortoiseGit? It is very similar to TortoiseSVN.
Mar
19
comment Thoughts and Best Practices on Static Classes and Members
@Robert Harvey: Although the article you referenced is useful, it doesn't provide much in terms of best practices and what some of the pitfalls are when using static classes.
Feb
25
comment How to address the concerns of the software architect but still maintain collective code ownership?
Your software architect should work towards a better design where components are more loosely coupled. They need to take ownership of this before they expect developers to take ownership of the individual components.
Feb
2
awarded  Yearling
Jan
27
revised How do you get developers to want to write good code they can be proud of?
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Jan
27
comment How do you get developers to want to write good code they can be proud of?
"Nobody likes to be bad at what they do." You may be right here, but that doesn't mean everyone wants to be amazing at what they do. For some, "good enough" is, well, good enough.
Dec
1
answered Potential issues with code reviews
Oct
24
comment Safest way (i.e. HTTPS, POST, PGP) to send decryption keys through the web?
You could look into making your .NET assembly (DLL) harder to decompile and secure the assembly itself.
Oct
8
comment A friend wants some FREE CRUD code
"If you're good at something, never do it for free." - The Joker