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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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Apr
14
answered What is the process of determining which method in a class hierarchy should execute known as?
Nov
4
answered Tell a user whether they have already viewed an item in a list. How?
Oct
11
asked Is there a name for web applications that do most of the navigation on the client side?
Aug
8
answered Is it possible to escape the GPL by deriving the same work from multiple sources?
Aug
21
answered Can a loosely typed language be considered true object oriented?
Aug
19
answered Why don't inherited methods use child properties? (PHP)
Jul
18
answered HTML in docblock comments?
Jun
13
answered Reasons NOT to open source not-for-profit code?
Jun
8
answered Help with Abstract Factory Pattern
Apr
7
answered How to generate “language-safe” UUIDs?
Apr
4
asked What's a good algorithm for a random, uneven distribution of a fixed amount of a resource?
Jan
29
answered Should we rename overloaded methods?
Dec
30
answered Why do some sorting methods sort by 1, 10, 2, 3…?
Dec
30
asked What is MVC, really?
Dec
20
asked Why disallow int-to-short assignment but allow multiplication and other math?
Dec
7
asked What is a good code pattern for single retry then error?
Nov
29
answered What's the point of initializing a variable with the same value twice?
Nov
22
asked Is using Javascript/JQuery for layout and style bad practice?
Nov
5
answered Why don't we use dynamic (server-side generated) CSS?
Oct
29
asked How to trim emails for just the body, when using email as input to an external system?