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Eric Johannsen

VP of Engineering at BlueCava

http://www.bluecava.com

Email: my first name at my last name dot us


Sep
24
awarded  Autobiographer
Apr
6
awarded  Yearling
Aug
1
comment Return magic value, throw exception or return false on failure?
@Virtlink: George is a community-elected moderator who volunteers a great deal of his time to help maintain Stack Overflow. He stated why he closed the question, and the FAQ backs him up.
Aug
1
comment Return magic value, throw exception or return false on failure?
I wrote an answer then realized my answer was becoming "subjective and argumentative", which clearly indicates the question is not a good fit for the Q&A format.
Jul
11
awarded  Scholar
Jul
11
accepted Design Pattern for Skipping Steps in a Wizard
Jul
11
awarded  Student
Jul
11
asked Design Pattern for Skipping Steps in a Wizard
May
10
awarded  Commentator
May
10
comment What ESB systems work the best for .Net stack
NServiceBus is not open source, in the sense that you can get the source code and use it freely. It's open source in the sense that you can download the source code and use it subject to a specific commercial license or a restrictive Express license.
Apr
26
comment Stored Procedures a bad practice at one of worlds largest IT software consulting firms?
@JeffO: Drive UI validation from business rules defined in the business layer. I have done that for years. Now you can do that with IDataErrorInfo in the .Net Framework. Using EF Code First, metadata for the DB structure also derives from the business layer.
Apr
20
awarded  Great Answer
Apr
6
awarded  Yearling
Apr
22
answered Contracting outside of full time contracting job
Apr
13
comment BizSpark and SQL Server already present. Can and should we move to OSS?
@gbjbaanb: Yep, lots of people would disagree. That's just my experience, with the teams I had.
Apr
12
answered BizSpark and SQL Server already present. Can and should we move to OSS?
Apr
8
answered Should a web developer understand TCP/IP and how routers manage requests?
Apr
8
comment Helping junior programmers get past their shortcomings?
@Pavel: There's an O(n) and an O(1) solution... in fact Like every sequence defined by linear recurrence, the Fibonacci numbers have a closed-form solution. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fibonacci_number#Closed-form_expression
Apr
8
answered Helping junior programmers get past their shortcomings?
Apr
7
awarded  Mortarboard