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bio website github.com/dbyrne
location Fort Lee, NJ
age 31
visits member for 3 years, 9 months
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My interests include Java, Clojure, Android, Scala, Ruby, C, and fractal programming


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awarded  Popular Question
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answered Learning functional programming
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comment What teamwork methods can be learned without being in a team?
@James +1...I forgot to mention that in my answer. I consider version control an important part of every project, regardless of whether or not I am ever planning on working on it with other programmers.
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answered What teamwork methods can be learned without being in a team?
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accepted Software Transactional Memory - Composability Example
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comment Software Transactional Memory - Composability Example
Yeah after I posted it here, I realized it would probably be better on Stackoverflow. If someone can merge it, thats fine with me.
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accepted Clojure Web Application: EC2 or GAE?
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comment Is it always wrong to optimize before profiling?
@Berin most (all?) fine-grained optimizations depend on the processor and what the compiler produces. Thats why its not bad to make some obvious, high-level optimizations early on, and wait until after you've done some profiling to do any sort of micro-tuning.
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comment Clojure Web Application: EC2 or GAE?
If I avoid both, what alternatives would you suggest?