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Autodidact of various trades, geek of several.





There are probably two types of coders; the one who took up this craft before he knows it’s a quadzillion dollar industry, and the one after.






Sold as cheap, forced labour for 16056/16056 hours. When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When governments fear the people, there is liberty.























Postal: PacerierSE Gmail


May
13
awarded  Popular Question
May
13
comment Would a typical corporate firewall block a Java applet having the following behaviour
What if you encrypt all messages?
May
12
awarded  Suffrage
May
12
comment How should I go about learning a very large and complex application?
Is tiddlywiki actually usable?
May
12
comment How do you go about understanding others' code?
What if there's a ton ton of code?
May
12
comment How do you go about understanding others' code?
@Marcie, Not if they commit...
May
12
comment How do you go about understanding others' code?
Chicken-egg problem. How do you fix a bug without knowing the code?
May
12
comment How does Google plus page loading work
Isn't this more appropriate as a Stackoverflow question?
May
12
comment Does heavy JavaScript use adversely impact Googleability?
Do you have references?
May
12
comment How important is graceful degradation of JavaScript?
Related: w3.org/wiki/…
May
12
comment Why doesn't HTTP have POST redirect?
@Falcon, Would increasing the "visitor counter" be considered non-idempotent? If so, almost no websites these days do idempotent GETs...
May
12
comment Why doesn't HTTP have POST redirect?
@DavidRuttka, What's the browser support in the wild?
May
12
comment How important is graceful degradation of JavaScript?
Someone dissing at you here: programmers.stackexchange.com/a/23629/24257
May
12
comment How important is graceful degradation of JavaScript?
+1 on the point on news websites.
May
12
comment How important is graceful degradation of JavaScript?
Users won't request these things from you. They will just leave.
May
12
comment How important is graceful degradation of JavaScript?
@KristopherJohnson, It will stop being linear after a threshold, this is common sense. Unrelated info: 1% of the world population is 70m people.
May
12
comment How important is graceful degradation of JavaScript?
Ghostery​​​​​​​​​​​​​
May
12
comment How important is graceful degradation of JavaScript?
@MatthewFrederick, For really rich sites with tons of users, it definitely pays for itself.
May
10
comment Is object pooling a deprecated technique?
@Marijn, How do you let it "warm up"?
May
10
comment Is object pooling a deprecated technique?
@Boris, So according to your second sentence, we should not object pool db connections and threads until we uncover them as a bottleneck via profiling?