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A long time stackoverflower who owes a lot to this site and tries to give back as much as he can. :-)

I am mainly active in the Scala tag, but sometimes also participate in other tags, especially the ones related to programming languages and functional programming.

Check out my about.me page to know more about me.


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Apr
17
comment Tricky logic puzzles - Are they really useful in assessing programming skills?
Makes sense. Thanks a lot! :-) Again, excellent answer. Makes many good points not mentioned in other answers here.
Apr
17
comment Tricky logic puzzles - Are they really useful in assessing programming skills?
Excellent answer. Offtopic: Your example question #3 makes me curious. I am interested in knowing more on your opinions about layered design.
Apr
14
awarded  Nice Question
Apr
14
comment Tricky logic puzzles - Are they really useful in assessing programming skills?
+1, Couldn't agree more with the last paragraph!
Apr
14
comment Tricky logic puzzles - Are they really useful in assessing programming skills?
@Rein: Upvoted! :)
Apr
14
comment Tricky logic puzzles - Are they really useful in assessing programming skills?
@Rein: I'd like it if you post this as an answer.
Apr
14
awarded  Scholar
Apr
14
accepted Tricky logic puzzles - Are they really useful in assessing programming skills?
Apr
14
comment Tricky logic puzzles - Are they really useful in assessing programming skills?
@Jeff: Yes, the interviewer did mention that.
Apr
14
awarded  Student
Apr
14
asked Tricky logic puzzles - Are they really useful in assessing programming skills?
Apr
4
awarded  Nice Answer
Mar
31
awarded  Nice Answer
Mar
15
comment Is there a canonical book on Scala?
@prassee: Agree with the first part; disagree with the second.
Feb
22
awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
9
awarded  Nice Answer
Dec
27
awarded  Necromancer
Dec
26
comment What are the drawbacks of Python?
Why the downvote?
Dec
25
comment Absolute statements in IT that are wrong
+1, This is my pet peeve. I have seen just too many programmers (Do they deserve to be called that?) who believe this myth.
Dec
25
comment What 3-4 languages provide the best variety in style?
@Orbling: If you want to suggest a statically typed OO language, why not go for Scala? Scala provides the best OO amongst all known statically typed languages.