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Weirder than you think.


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awarded  Notable Question
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on Building presentation layer directly on data layer
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on Redmine (or Trac) integration with customer issue-tracking system
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reviewed Approve suggested edit on Redmine (or Trac) integration with customer issue-tracking system
Feb
16
awarded  Good Answer
Feb
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answered Developing only for 64 bit servers a bad idea?
Feb
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comment Developing only for 64 bit servers a bad idea?
What happens when Mike Smith and Mary Simpson join the team?
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awarded  Custodian
Dec
23
reviewed Approve suggested edit on In-memory datastore in Haskell
Nov
22
revised How do you dive into large code bases?
added 50 characters in body
Oct
19
comment Best Way to Handle Meta Information in a SQL Database
It may help your research to know that your first example is known as EVA (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/…). It is often considered an anti-pattern from a relational perspective, but there are times whe it is the only viable approach.
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awarded  Notable Question
Sep
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answered Stepping between learning about programming and actually programming a small project (C#)
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awarded  Yearling
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awarded  Cleanup
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comment How to convince boss to buy Visual Studio 2012 Professional
This be useful: stackoverflow.com/questions/2298308/business-case-for-resharper
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26
revised Why does it matter that HTML and CSS are not programming languages?
Clarifications.
Apr
22
comment Is Clojure's syntax really simpler than Scala's?
+1: This is a good answer to the OP's question. Interestingly, however, the idea that readability is entirely subjective is a common myth. It is logical to suggest that, given similar experience of two different languages, one language might be measurably more readable than the other, at least statistically. (Consider, for example, those esoteric languages that are highly unreadable even if you know them quite well.) Unfortunately, I'm not aware of any studies on this matter.
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awarded  Nice Answer
Apr
10
answered Should my code be DRY or readable if it can't be both?