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I love developing software :)

I do most of my work with C++, though I have done a fair amount of web programming with PHP. I work a lot with Qt.

Did I mention that I hate Internet Explorer? Don't get me started... (see this post)

If you are looking for a good text editor, I highly recommend PowerPad.
(Yes, I wrote it.)


Feb
6
comment Advantages and possible drawbacks of using Java for cross-platform development vs. .NET?
Sun was acquired by Oracle.
Feb
6
accepted Are there any compilers that attempt to fix syntax errors on their own?
Jan
23
comment Advantages and possible drawbacks of using Java for cross-platform development vs. .NET?
I agree that Mono is somewhat lacking in core functionality, but it isn't too bad. I had the chance to try it out a bit.
Jan
20
awarded  Nice Question
Jan
6
comment Is there a graph with FOSS licenses detailing what can be linked with what?
@mario: The graph was just an example.
Jan
5
asked Is there a graph with FOSS licenses detailing what can be linked with what?
Dec
29
comment Why does Microsoft have such a bad reputation with the people involved in open source?
@Paulo: Microsoft didn't have a hand in that... for the longest time they were threatening to stop it.
Dec
29
answered Interview questions on C++ for developers with mainly Java/.NET experience
Dec
29
comment Why does Microsoft have such a bad reputation with the people involved in open source?
Can anyone name a single application for Linux that Microsoft even had a hand in?
Dec
29
comment Why does Microsoft have such a bad reputation with the people involved in open source?
+1 for "I'm far more concerned regarding Oracle being Oracle."
Dec
29
comment How successful is GPL in reaching its goals?
@DavidThornley: There are use restrictions on the GPL: no static linking with a commercial product, for example.
Dec
29
comment How successful is GPL in reaching its goals?
@DavidCournapeau: Uh... Qt is also LGPL.
Dec
29
comment How successful is GPL in reaching its goals?
@sparkie: Because it opens up the software to smaller corporations which can turn around and use them. Smaller businesses have trouble affording the costly alternatives, so a program that is free and also free to use is valuable... and thus increases the need for such software.
Dec
29
comment Should I Learn C/C++ Even If I Just Want To Do Web Programming?
@david: I started with it. (Well, I did learn QuickBasic first, but that was such a pathetic language that it doesn't even count - I never figured out how to do anything with it.)
Dec
28
comment Should I Learn C/C++ Even If I Just Want To Do Web Programming?
I've heard nothing but bad things about it.
Dec
28
comment Should I Learn C/C++ Even If I Just Want To Do Web Programming?
Skip C++? What is with everyone and discouraging use of C++? Millions of applications are written in C++! Many that you use on a daily basis!
Dec
28
comment Should I Learn C/C++ Even If I Just Want To Do Web Programming?
I'm smiling because I know what playing with char*s can really be like.
Dec
28
comment Should I Learn C/C++ Even If I Just Want To Do Web Programming?
"(maybe 10 times the size of C)" - What standard are we using to arrive at that number?
Dec
28
comment Should I Learn C/C++ Even If I Just Want To Do Web Programming?
-1 There is nothing wrong with learning C++ before starting with PHP. I did... and it worked fine for me.
Dec
28
comment Should I Learn C/C++ Even If I Just Want To Do Web Programming?
Not Ruby!!!