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Dec
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answered Storing 5000 elements on client side in a web application
Jul
9
answered Developing pages in MVC website that will be specifically used as an iframe by another website
Mar
9
awarded  Yearling
Jan
19
awarded  Nice Answer
Dec
18
comment Are there any advantages of SASS over LESS?
@subhaze - At the time of the previous comments, LESS did not have the extend syntax, so it was still behind in that aspect. Additionally, Sass has added the "placeholders" feature in recent stable builds. That said, I'm not going to make addenda every couple of months comparing the most cutting edge features of each set. As I said in my answer, they're both pretty much the same, and when one adds a feature the other doesn't have, the other is usually not far behind.
Nov
6
answered PHP - Internal APIs/Libraries - What makes sense?
Sep
13
comment Are there any advantages of SASS over LESS?
Also, Bootstrap is available in Sass.
Sep
13
comment Are there any advantages of SASS over LESS?
WraithKenny - That still technically puts them behind Sass. Standardized source maps are in the testing branches right now (and they've had non-standard "source maps" with --debug-info and line comments for Firebug and Chrome a few versions back for some time now, prior to the standard ones coming out), and placeholders (basically, @extend without actually writing the class from which to extend) are in the latest version.
Aug
28
answered Should I put the datatype of a class attribute in its name?
Aug
2
answered How to factor in responsive design when providing an estimate for web applications?
May
21
answered Deploy PHP project without giving away the source code?
Apr
27
answered How to fix quickly, dummy errors?
Apr
24
awarded  Nice Answer
Apr
23
answered Why do we need “callback functions”?
Apr
22
comment REST vs RPC for mobile development
Related - stackoverflow.com/questions/1098473/rest-vs-rpc
Mar
22
comment Is it bad practise to create instances from a SQL-query?
@GabrielSmoljár - Codeigniter, CakePHP, Symfony, and Zend have been around since circa 2006 and have large communities backing them. They're not going anywhere any time soon. They also have a large selection of ORM choices that have been around nearly as long. (For perspective, the mentioned frameworks all precede Entity Framework and LINQ.)
Mar
14
comment Why use a database instead of just saving your data to disk?
@Dokkat - Is your program going to be used by more than one person at a time? (Hint - if it's web-based, the answer is very likely "yes".) As soon as more than one person has access to the data at the same time, you run the risk of race conditions. Database management systems already have mechanisms in place to help manage these situations.
Mar
9
awarded  Yearling
Mar
7
comment How do I prove to management that our programmers could work more productively?
This also has the added benefit of not trying to impose what are essentially cultural changing on anyone else, which very often backfire.
Mar
1
answered What is the preferred way of communicating between applications on the same system?