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Sep
4
comment How to avoid redundant code in designing inheritance in C++
composition over inheritance, make an abstract engine class that the now concrete car object has a reference to
Sep
4
reviewed Leave Open Why aren't we building and using parallel processors *meant* for general computation?
Sep
4
reviewed Close What's the better user experience: Waiting once at startup for a long time or waiting frequently for a short time?
Sep
3
comment Proper Response to HTTP Request When Too Much Data is Requested
and at the very least document the maxes when they leak through the abstraction
Sep
3
comment Proper Response to HTTP Request When Too Much Data is Requested
or make the error part of the API,
Sep
2
answered Why aren't we building and using parallel processors *meant* for general computation?
Sep
1
comment How does a dependently typed programming language cope with mutability?
I see halting problems emerging
Sep
1
comment Tweaking a ranking algorithm from a few variables
@Farid no that is for newer, for older you want now - timestamp
Sep
1
comment How 'child proof' should i write code as a solo programmer?
there will always be an idiot that will mess up in the oddest ways, as soon as something is declared fool-proof a bigger fool will break it
Sep
1
reviewed Close What did Rich Hickey mean when he said, “All that specificity [of interfaces/classes/types] kills your reuse!”
Sep
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reviewed Close Chat room for Ruby on Rails app — should I do it with EventMachine or Node.js?
Sep
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reviewed Close How to set more accurate “deadlines”?
Sep
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comment Single responsibility: how does this code cause problems?
+1 for the last paragraph, cleaner code is the main driving force these days behind implementation choices
Sep
1
comment Tweaking a ranking algorithm from a few variables
@aecolley depends if he want older to be more important or less important: now-timestamp vs timestamp-epoch
Sep
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awarded  Enlightened
Sep
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awarded  Nice Answer
Aug
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comment Tweaking a ranking algorithm from a few variables
@Farid exactly like that.
Aug
31
answered Tweaking a ranking algorithm from a few variables
Aug
31
answered Difference between a heap and a priority queue
Aug
31
comment “Used with permission” reusable in a GPLv2 derivative work?
Isn't the license implicit permission?