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Web software engineer.

Server (Java, PHP) and UI (JS, CSS)

Designer and photographer on the side.

I'm a serial user of the double __ space after a period — even though people tell me it's obsolete in the computer-world, I can't shake the habit from my 7th grade typing class.

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comment Is jQuery an example of “god object” antipattern?
@RossPatterson Are you disagreeing? If you are, I'd encourage you to post your own answer. I think Laurent's is good, but I'm still undecided.
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comment Is jQuery an example of “god object” antipattern?
But it returns a "jQuery" object which contains much of the jQuery API -- and, I think, would be the "God" object the OP is referring to.
Dec
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comment Should the 12-String be in its own class and why?
Some part of me wonders whether the idea to model objects having strings with strings was a test, or just from someone with a punny sense of humor. Also, to answer your question about String[] vs. char[] maybe because you could tune the string up or down a half step to flats or sharps?
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comment Is there such a concept as “pseudo implementation” in software development?
I think the term "mocking" pretty well fits what you are describing.
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comment Can programmer certifications substitute for degree requirements
@Philip Actually it did a good job of training many of the engineers, and they would have been playing video games, not contributing to open source, instead. I think in every sense it was worth it, except maybe for those who didn't learn anything. Again, not seeing the problem here.