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Nov
10
comment Programming methodologies at stackoverflow
If anywhere, this belongs on Programmers.
Feb
18
awarded  Caucus
Dec
20
awarded  Enlightened
Dec
20
awarded  Nice Answer
Oct
5
comment Why isn't functional language syntax more close to human language?
That's a pretty big assumption/leap you're making, that "closer to human language" equates to "more expressive."
Jul
26
revised Is having a single `IndexWriter` instance in Lucene a good idea?
Please don't sign your posts. http://programmers.stackexchange.com/faq#signatures
Jul
26
suggested suggested edit on Is having a single `IndexWriter` instance in Lucene a good idea?
Apr
10
comment Why is there no here document syntax in .Net?
stackoverflow.com/questions/3538484/heredoc-strings-in-c-sharp
Mar
19
comment What is the best approach for database design with lots of columns?
With a design like that, you'd have to continually rename columns. Why not name them by absolute year, rather than "years ago," e.g. sales_annual_2012, sales_annual_2011, sales_annual_2010, ...?
Mar
17
comment How to become comfortable with javascript and its libraries(jQuery)?
w3schools is really not a good place to start. Mozilla Dev Network is far better. developer.mozilla.org/en/A_re-introduction_to_JavaScript
Jan
21
awarded  Yearling
Jan
14
revised How is Scala scalable?
formatting
Jan
14
suggested suggested edit on How is Scala scalable?
Jan
5
comment Software licenses in practice
Dude, you should be talking to a lawyer.
Oct
26
revised What are the pros and cons of the MVVM architecture?
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Oct
26
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Aug
26
awarded  Editor
Aug
26
revised How to tackle a boss/manager who likes to race the coders
Serial != serialization
Aug
26
suggested suggested edit on How to tackle a boss/manager who likes to race the coders
Aug
26
comment How to tackle a boss/manager who likes to race the coders
I'd say the approach is "serial," not "serialization."