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Oct
25
answered What's the best way to learn code if you are just starting out?
Oct
25
comment How can I display a diff result in a single file or document?
Still applies. I merely mentioned UNIX because that's where diff originally comes from, and because diffs are ubiquitous in UNIX-land. Best practices from the home of diff should also make sense on other platforms.
Oct
25
answered How can I display a diff result in a single file or document?
Oct
25
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Oct
25
comment What to do with .git folder and data in Xcode?
What I mean is that you can use git (the collection of command-line tools) to read hg repositories through git-hg. I doubt you can make it work in Xcode easily.
Oct
25
answered What to do with .git folder and data in Xcode?
Oct
25
comment Why is there usually a reference to Java when when people talk about C#?
@MattDavey: They behave pretty much the same, except that C# lets you define your own value types, beyond the built-in primitives, whereas in Java, all user-defined classes are automatically reference types. Other than that, the mechanisms are the same.
Oct
25
comment Is is possible to unit test a web forms site
@TomSquires: of course they are not, and if you read my answer carefully, you will notice that I never said they were. But the question seems to confuse the concepts of unit tests and automated testing in general, which is why I listed various meaningful automated tests you can throw at a web form.
Oct
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answered Is is possible to unit test a web forms site
Oct
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answered Why is there usually a reference to Java when when people talk about C#?
Oct
25
comment What language and topics should be covered when teaching non-CS college students how to program?
-1 for Java / NetBeans. Throwing together a GUI with a forms designer is a wonderful tool, but it's not what programming is about at its core.
Oct
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awarded  Good Answer
Oct
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Oct
24
answered How clean should new code be?
Oct
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answered Why do I have to choose between “management” and “technical” tracks in my career?
Oct
22
awarded  Nice Answer
Oct
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answered Why are weakly-typed languages still being actively developed?
Oct
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comment Do object-oriented programming languages exist that are not class-based?
@Stargazer712: Basically what Lie Ryan said. In fact, this is the only decomposition that makes sense.
Oct
20
answered Is it more secure to hash a password multiple times?
Oct
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comment Do object-oriented programming languages exist that are not class-based?
Javascript is certainly one of the most widely-used programming languages in the world, but I'd expect most usages to be plain old imperative or procedural, with maybe a bit of aspect-oriented programming (callbacks? AJAX? event handlers?) here and there, so calling javascript the 'most popular OOP language' isn't quite justified.