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I am a software engineer in Pittsburgh, PA with a focus on architecture, design and development of solutions in both Java and .NET technologies.

I recently helped a friend build a website for a business he is starting. http://www.championkitchens.com


Feb
9
comment How can user stories not contain requirements (when written on a card) and still be implementable
@jmoreno Actually a performance metric like that is considered a Non-Functional Requirement a non-functional requirement is a requirement that specifies criteria that can be used to judge the operation of a system, rather than specific behaviors. The behaviors themselves are functions of a system. The user story contrasts both of these by defining the need of a user. The function of a user is instead what we know as a Use Case and not a functional requirement.
Feb
9
comment How can user stories not contain requirements (when written on a card) and still be implementable
@AK_ I don't think he is stating that all of this needs to be done upfront, but certainly enough has to be done upfront prior to sprinting where a sizable backlog exists.
Feb
9
comment How can user stories not contain requirements (when written on a card) and still be implementable
@gnat I think while there are "rantish" elements to the question, the underlying question at hand is good and answerable.
Feb
9
answered How can user stories not contain requirements (when written on a card) and still be implementable
Feb
9
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Feb
6
comment Is prototypal inheritance inherently slower?
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Feb
5
comment Functional Requirements, Non-behavioral specifications, Acceptance Criteria and the gap
@DocBrown You are right about too many levels of requirement analysis but believe me when I say this is borne of necessity. Being polite as possible, I can only say that the Non-Technical BA's are quite poor at actually writing good requirements and often need a lot of hand holding. The abstraction comes from trying to fill in the gaps that they leave behind.
Feb
5
comment Functional Requirements, Non-behavioral specifications, Acceptance Criteria and the gap
We have been espoused by Scrum zealots that have a holy crusade against a formal SDS document. Also an interesting caveat is that the business stakeholders wish to see and personally approve each user story and functional story. To give them a clear picture we must define all aspects of a complete testable functional requirement in user story form on the backlog. I suppose our problems is that the business demands the aspects of scrums while not abdicating the need to personally approve functional details.
Feb
5
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Jan
28
comment Does functional programming increase the 'representational gap' between problems and solutions?
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Jan
28
comment Is the 'finally' portion of a 'try … catch … finally' construct even necessary?
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Jan
28
comment Is the 'finally' portion of a 'try … catch … finally' construct even necessary?
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Jan
28
comment How to identify http requests made from a closed-source java app?
You can also try decompiling the jar file to try and understand how this network communication is occurring.
Jan
25
comment Finding all Triangular Hulls in a 2D Point Cloud
I reopened the question and added the details provided in your working answer. It doesn't fit the quality standards for an answer on this site so I deleted it but added its content to the question so it was eligible for being reopened.
Jan
25
revised Finding all Triangular Hulls in a 2D Point Cloud
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Jan
9
comment Are NoSQL databases the best choice for more efficiently querying large amounts of data?
@AnkurJain As other answers have stated it sounds like you might have inefficient queries that need to be tuned. Chances are that you probably don't need all of these records that are being fetched. Perhaps you can post your problem queries to StackOverflow and see if SQL experts can help you tune them? Your problems might be much more simple than you expect.
Jan
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answered Are NoSQL databases the best choice for more efficiently querying large amounts of data?
Jan
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Jan
6
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