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Sep
18
comment Legally, can I re reuse code for different customers?
Honestly, your answer just comes off flippant. It reads like you're suggesting the OP just fakes his way around whatever rules are in place, especially when you say "It's just a game so don't take it too seriously". On the contrary, legal matters (no matter how inane) should be taken seriously. If nothing else, we all like to stay employed, right?
Sep
8
awarded  Yearling
Aug
30
awarded  Good Question
Aug
29
awarded  Nice Question
Aug
29
comment Where do you go to read good examples of source code?
@Cris I don't disagree, but I will note that there's a lot to be learned from reading bad code as well. Arguably, reading and following bad code is even tougher than diving into a properly organized project. (And this is before we get into trying to figure out what "good" code is. :))
Aug
21
revised What do you consider to be the essential design patterns? And do you use them?
fixed list formatting
Aug
20
awarded  Nice Answer
Aug
17
answered Is it bad practice to use public fields?
Jul
30
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Who should participate in time estimation?
Jul
24
awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
21
awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
17
awarded  Good Answer
Jul
6
comment Programming SOLID Principles
Can you summarize the most useful parts of the article here? No need to copy it verbatim, but just some key points would be great in case the link ever goes dead.
Jul
6
revised Programming SOLID Principles
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Jul
3
revised How to find a programming mentor?
deleted 104 characters in body; edited title
Jun
29
awarded  Good Answer
Jun
21
revised Should I pay my developers for bugs fixes for a project or work that's still in progress?
Irrelevant domain is irrelevant.
Jun
20
comment What's the term for re-implementing an old API in terms of a newer API
@psr I went with a general diagram. Doesn't terribly matter what the interface is. It can be borrowed from API v1.0 or not.
Jun
20
comment What's the term for re-implementing an old API in terms of a newer API
@dodgy_coder This'd be the typical approach, but the principle is the same. Normally, you wouldn't be able to modify API v1.0's source, so you'd create a separate adapter. All that really matters, though, is that your code calls methods in a class you control and can update. This also sets you up for moving to v1.2, 1.5, 2.0, whatever. :)
Jun
20
comment What's the term for re-implementing an old API in terms of a newer API
@YannisRizos The timestamps are almost on my side. :P