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bio website github.com/rpmiskin
location Bath, United Kingdom
age 36
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Software Engineer working at IPL. For the last 10 years I've mostly been developing in Java, prior to that I did some Ada and C. I spend most of my time working in Linux and I've just started working on Mac OS X.


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answered Free/low-cost online resources to study for certifications
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answered Harmful temptations in programming
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comment How do Java tests by IKM compare to Sun certifications?
This question from Stack Overflow might be of interest stackoverflow.com/questions/3866305/…
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comment Best way to handle nulls in Java?
If possible the null object pattern is the way to, it is the most graceful way to handle a null case. It's rare that you want a null to cause stuff to blow up in production!
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answered Is there a canonical book for learning Java as an experienced developer?
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answered Why is it better for a programmer to design the algorithm before starting to write the code?