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Sep
14
comment Why do some languages round to the nearest EVEN integer?
but why even and not odd?
Sep
13
comment Would comments increase the chance of being fired?
different companies have different policies ask your manager about which is preferred and stick to it.
Sep
12
awarded  Enlightened
Sep
12
awarded  Nice Answer
Sep
12
comment How to efficiently sort a recursively defined Stack?
@geek O(n log n) time and O(1) space (as good as you can get with a comparison sort)
Sep
12
answered How to efficiently sort a recursively defined Stack?
Sep
10
revised Unevenly distributed random number generation
added 38 characters in body
Sep
10
answered Unevenly distributed random number generation
Sep
9
reviewed Leave Closed What benefits are there to native JavaScript development?
Sep
9
reviewed Reopen How to track dependencies when a reported bug affects multiple products containing shared components?
Sep
9
comment Which is a better pattern (coding style) for validating arguments - hurdle (barrier) or fence?
the labeled block is an indicator that you can extract the tests to a function and return true/false in the previous style
Sep
9
awarded  Excavator
Sep
9
revised How does the GNU General Public License (GPL) conform to the Open Source Initiative's (OSI) Open Source Definition (OSD)?
numbered list formatting can now start at any number
Sep
8
comment Providing friendly URLs for a website vs. realities of database IDs
even this very site uses a combination http://programmers.stackexchange.com/questions/255684/providing-friendly-urls-f‌​or-a-website-vs-realities-of-database-ids (using a non-verified version in light of title changes, also the shorter "share" link is just the id: http://programmers.stackexchange.com/q/255684/25768 (and user id for badge tracking)
Sep
8
comment Buffer-overflow vulnerabilities that a static code analyser won't pick up
heartbleed wouldn't get caught, but that wasn't obvious.
Sep
7
comment To find the oldest/newest element in a heap
is that the only purpose of the heap?
Sep
6
awarded  Nice Answer
Sep
5
comment Is it a bad practice to use empty node with value attribute in XML?
@amon you can escape the ]]> substring by ending and restarting the section halfway through the string
Sep
5
comment RefactorException: Good idea or bad idea?
@DirkBoer changing the class hierarchy isn't refactoring but redesigning
Sep
5
comment RefactorException: Good idea or bad idea?
Why not add a TODO comment? it's easy to grep for