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Apr
13
comment Why did an interviewer ask me a question about people eating curry?
@tandu My answer was just a large quote of the Wikipedia article. I would say that the evaluation of such question is highly suggestive.
Apr
13
comment Why did an interviewer ask me a question about people eating curry?
@Marcin I'm not defending it, I just state what a Fremi Question is supposed to evaluate. Whether it's appropriate or not is an other question.
Apr
13
comment Why did an interviewer ask me a question about people eating curry?
@tandu It's the same thing when those kind of question are asked in an exam, but the important part is the approach, not the final result. You could plug better number when you got a better approximation of the variables.
Jul
6
comment Am I overusing trees as a model or are they just very common?
@Job maybe it's an arboretum?
May
14
comment How to deal with users who think their computer could think?
@rwong You may notice that a rather old question: 8 months old, and this site is also 8 month old. So, this is one of the first question asked on the site and what was in/off topic was wot well defined at this time. Also note that getting feedback form users is important part of a development process. A programmer may have to where multiple hats, I personally got a "technical support" hat for the software that we use internally beside my phone.
Apr
28
comment What is a Neural Network in simple words
then try simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neural_network
Apr
28
comment Is the link between C# programming language and music obvious for English native speaker?
@Tyanna Thanks, I was confused by the french notes name again, in french it's Ré Bémol.
Apr
28
comment Is the link between C# programming language and music obvious for English native speaker?
@Anna Db? I don't get it.
Apr
15
comment How do you remember encapsulation types for effective use?
And beer help to digest it.
Apr
15
comment How do you remember encapsulation types for effective use?
It would be better if we go get a beer so I could explain it to you.
Mar
21
comment Is the “One Description Table to rule them all” approch good?
@JohnFx of course, laziness is rarely profitable.
Mar
21
comment Is the “One Description Table to rule them all” approch good?
@johmFX "The road to hell is paved with good intentions" laziness of programmer make them think it's a good idea because they will have less work to do.
Mar
21
comment Is the “One Description Table to rule them all” approch good?
OK, I got it: While you will save time on the database development by centralizing all description into one table (only one table to create and maintain), you lose on the performance and structure because you have to do database work on another layer on the database (within the query, or elsewhere). This database work would be better done by the RDBMS if a proper structure is done. So it's a lazy programming pattern.
Mar
16
comment As a consultant, how can I amaze my clients?
The example you provided work better to get a (long lasting) girlfriend than clients!
Mar
16
comment Is the “One Description Table to rule them all” approch good?
how Alex Papadimoulis's thedailywtf is related to Jeff Atwood?
Mar
15
comment Visual Studio Setup - why is solution explorer on the right?
Because it's the right place to put it.
Oct
14
comment How large is ok for a Class?
With my current screen resolution, I would say 145 character large.
Oct
7
comment What's the difference between a “developer” and a “developer-analyst”?
The analyst postfixes increase the salary.
Oct
7
comment Why is there still case sensitivity in some programming languages?
+1 for mentioning the "IDE that'll auto-correct case mismatches"
Oct
6
comment Why is there still case sensitivity in some programming languages?
That my point, by naming your instance with the same character but a different case than the class, your code is harder to read.