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I like computers.


Mar
27
comment How to Ignore Bracketing Style in Code Comparison / Diff
Could someone please explain the downvotes? I've never used Semantic Merge and at first glance it looks like a good suggestion.
Mar
25
comment How is 'bolt-on' the same or different from add-on, extension, or module?
"Bolt-on" is used to identify a component that is quickly and easily added to another system. This distinguishes it from components that require more sophisticated integration or customization.
Mar
4
awarded  Pundit
Feb
28
revised How can I convince cowboy programmers to use source control?
Added cowboy-coding tag
Feb
27
comment Package software separately from content that is CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 license
@user1902183 Did you create an account and repost this question at programmers.stackexchange.com/questions/230608/… ?
Feb
25
comment Is more dependency inversion always better?
The answer to "always" questions is usually no.
Feb
14
awarded  Yearling
Feb
10
revised Switch or a Dictionary when assigning to new object
Added link for Lazy<T>
Feb
7
comment Good idea to put bug numbers in a comment in the beginning of the source file?
The question I'd ask is "What can you do with embedded bug numbers that you can't already do with your bug database?" I can't think of any actual use cases.
Feb
5
revised ISC license advice
Removed opinion-based question
Jan
17
comment How to handle returns when incorporating coupons or discounts in Point of Sale?
It's unclear what you're asking. Can you be more specific about what you want help with? We're not going to design an algorithm for you.
Jan
9
awarded  Nice Question
Dec
27
awarded  Nice Answer
Dec
5
revised Worst coding standard you've ever had to follow?
Added MSDN link
Dec
5
awarded  Custodian
Nov
20
comment Would using rainbow tables to detect weak user passwords feasible?
GitHub breach info: github.com/blog/1698-weak-passwords-brute-forced
Oct
28
revised Theory Of A Weird Thought - Forms Submission
Added details to limit this explanation to order of packets received
Oct
28
comment Theory Of A Weird Thought - Forms Submission
@delnan You are correct, there are more systems involved than what I considered.
Oct
28
answered Theory Of A Weird Thought - Forms Submission
Oct
25
comment Encouraging software engineers to track time
@PieterB Definitely a gray area. All depends on whether it's useful to track when making schedules and project estimates.