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Big Ball of Mud maintainer (mostly Java, C++, and SQL - Perl, Python, and JavaScript as necessary) currently living in Charlotte, NC. I also tutor Java, Python, and JavaScript part-time at Franklin University.

I blog about programming, math, learning, and technology at BillTheLizard.com.

You can follow me on Twitter, @lizardbill. (If I recognize you from SO or meta, I'll probably follow you back.) You can also find me on Google+ and on GitHub. (Questions about moderator actions on Stack Overflow should still be posted on Meta Stack Overflow.)

I also wrote @BountyBot, a Twitter bot that posts new and interesting bounty questions from Stack Overflow. You can view the source on GitHub.


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revised Best practice to return a long string in a stub
edited body
Mar
20
answered Linked list clarification
Dec
12
revised Why doesn't Java String have static string manipulation methods?
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Nov
5
revised Why do browsers leak memory?
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Oct
31
answered Should I continue teaching old Java input methods alongside the new ones?
Oct
25
comment Why was dependency injection pattern not included in the Gang of four?
@TomAnderson Using a service locator is another.
Oct
24
revised How do operating systems… run… without having an OS to run in?
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21
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Oct
10
reviewed Looks OK How to use multiple monitors effectivelly