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Nov
24
comment Why hasn't C# gained much traction within the opensource community?
@Tony And I'm pretty sure RavenDB isn't a proven project like any of Hadoop, Cassandra, HBase, HyperTable....
Nov
24
comment Why hasn't C# gained much traction within the opensource community?
+1. This is the only answer that addresses the issues. Sure, there's Mono. But there's no community around Mono. But no one knows how long Mono is going to stay. Moreover, the attitude of Microsoft was never OSS friendly (let's just acknowledge the truth).
Nov
19
comment Is the use of “utf8=✓” preferable to “utf8=true”?
I think most of us here don't realize NoScript users are just a tiny fraction of the user base. Supporting this small number of users may not be viable for everyone.
Nov
7
comment To branch or not to branch?
@JohnFisher: SO has several answers which I believe longer than this. And another great answer in programmers is one guy who covered randomness of different rngs.
Sep
13
comment How to program for constraints/rules
You are looking for SMT or CSP solvers. Look at existing implementations.
May
27
comment Return random `list` item by its `weight`
gamedev.tutsplus.com/tutorials/implementation/…
Feb
26
comment Engineering interview candidate refuses to use whiteboard
I don't know why it seems so strange to you. I always write on a notepad in an interview. I'm never good at writing at whiteboard. This is the problem when some people take everything too literally and ruin it for every one
Jan
6
comment How is Python used in the real world?
Dropbox, who recently hired python creator Guido
Jan
6
comment How is Python used in the real world?
ESRI python support is horrible. Although, they are trying to fix it in recent releases.
Nov
21
comment Are there programming languages that allow you to do set arithmetic on types?
Or operation can be emulated by multiple inheritance.
Oct
4
comment How long to spend estimating programming tasks?
Estimate time for estimating task. Let the Estimateception begin
Sep
7
comment Converting Fortran 77 code to C#
I've been in your place. It was worst days of my career.
Aug
31
comment How not to degenerate into only a programmer who stitches together APIs?
I don't see any reason why this question is closed. It's great question
Aug
12
comment Real programmers use debuggers?
+1 for "When your mental model of your code does not fit the output given by your code"
Jul
28
comment How to estimate the length of a programming task
+1 for Avoid compromising your estimate.
May
31
comment Can a language support something like “Retry/Fix”?
I don't understand, why this can't be implemented with simple if else. Why does it has to be implemented with new keyword?
May
30
comment Is writing software in the absence of requirements a skill to possess or a situation I should avoid?
+1 for "Requirements are the steps in the journey, a vision is the direction"
May
3
comment Is Java Plug-in still relevant?
Anecdotal: Yeah, java web applications are rare in the web. I seldom see java web applications.
Apr
29
comment For what reasons should I keep “using” section clean in C#?
stackoverflow.com/questions/136278/…
Apr
10
comment Learning to implement dynamically typed language compiler
After seeing Norvigs blog, I never trust these sort of Learn X in Y Hours/Days/Weeks title anymore