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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
15
revised What is the process of determining which method in a class hierarchy should execute known as?
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Apr
14
revised What is the process of determining which method in a class hierarchy should execute known as?
Formatting
Nov
4
revised Tell a user whether they have already viewed an item in a list. How?
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Nov
4
revised Tell a user whether they have already viewed an item in a list. How?
typos and wording
Jul
29
revised Default vs Impl when implementing interfaces in Java
Explaining the last sentence better, I think.
Aug
21
revised Can a loosely typed language be considered true object oriented?
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Aug
21
revised What arguments are there in favor of weak typing?
Using a more palatable term.
Aug
21
revised Can a loosely typed language be considered true object oriented?
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Aug
15
revised What does the suffix after software engineer/developer job titles mean? (e.g. Software Developer III)
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Jul
18
revised HTML in docblock comments?
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Jul
4
revised New “delay” keyword for JavaScript
Asking for a question to be closed doesn't change anything :)
Jun
13
revised Reasons NOT to open source not-for-profit code?
edited tags
May
10
revised Class as first-class object
fixed formatting
Dec
29
revised What's the best place for a high school programmer to get his work noticed?
Formatting and adding info about under-18 program.
Dec
7
revised What is a good code pattern for single retry then error?
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Dec
2
revised Why do programmers use or recommend Mac OS X?
Removing tag
Nov
30
revised What's the point of initializing a variable with the same value twice?
Added explanation about assignment operator
Nov
29
revised What's the point of initializing a variable with the same value twice?
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Nov
22
revised Is using Javascript/JQuery for layout and style bad practice?
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Nov
21
revised How is precedence determined in C pointers?
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