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Oct
8
comment A friend wants some FREE CRUD code
"If you're good at something, never do it for free." - The Joker
Sep
3
revised After years of working alone, other developers will finally see my (buggy) code. What should I do?
Minor typo correction.
Aug
21
awarded  Nice Answer
Aug
21
comment When do 'static functions' come into use?
@newprint: You are correct, however that is not what I said. I said when they don't depend on any class members. Using static members is fine if they are necessary, but that may not always be the case.
Aug
12
answered MVVM ViewModel and Commands
Aug
7
comment Writing Tests for Existing Code
@DanPichelman: Agreed, but this shouldn't discourage one from writing any tests at all.
Aug
6
comment Writing Tests for Existing Code
+1 for referencing Michael Feathers' book.
Aug
6
comment Writing Tests for Existing Code
This assumes that codebases end up being entirely refactored, which isn't always the case.
Aug
6
comment Writing Tests for Existing Code
Yes, because it shows that something isn't working as intended and requires further review. This will prompt discussion and hopefully correct any misunderstandings or previously unknown defects.
Aug
6
answered Writing Tests for Existing Code
Aug
1
comment What is the intention behind asking weight of plane?
Just call the manufacturer of said aeroplane and ask them how much it weighs.
Jul
29
answered Does dealing with legacy code help one evolve as a programmer?
Jun
18
comment Is this really necessary for solving this problem?
Who would realistically walk into a restaurant and know exactly how much they want to spend?
Jun
13
awarded  Nice Answer
May
30
comment What exactly makes code “clean”?
Why not ask the developer that called your code "ugly"?
Apr
19
comment When people work in different countries and need to work together how to keep code in correct language
Decide on the language and Visual Studio settings you want to use for the project.
Apr
12
comment What to do when your colleagues don't value code maintainability
Having tests that pass does not make the code more maintainable.
Apr
12
comment Can a lone programmer become a mid or senior level programmer without a mentor?
If you're determined enough, you can be anything. Don't give up and keep interviewing and writing software.
Feb
26
awarded  Constituent
Feb
26
awarded  Caucus