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comment How much lines of code does a programmer write per day?
The best (master branch) commit I ever saw deleted about 2500 lines of code net. The replacement code was more functional, extensible, and readable. Go figure.
Dec
6
comment Best practice in helper/util methods: IoC container or static methods?
Er, no, that's not what it means. 100% faster means twice as fast; two times faster means twice as fast; one times faster means once as fast.
Dec
6
comment Best practice in helper/util methods: IoC container or static methods?
One times faster? So they are the same speed? Go with method 2.
Sep
11
comment Advantages of using .dll files over linking .cs files to projects (for my own generic helper classes / extension methods)
@Bartosz : You do now. :-)
Jul
7
comment Post-mortem of a project
And premortems are even better. hbr.org/2007/09/performing-a-project-premortem freakonomics.com/2014/06/04/…
Feb
23
comment My value checker function needs to return both a boolean and a message
I'm not sure I like the value checker keeping state, without having a way to see the last value checked.
Jul
25
comment I know JavaScript really well, but i bomb coding interviews
Try Project Euler for some samples.
Apr
23
comment Term for accidental features
Any feedback on the downvote? Just wondering.
Oct
21
comment When should I increment version number?
Do you do QA before issuing the hotfix? It's a release. If not of the full product, then of the hotfix.
Oct
17
comment Long term planning and agile?
Get another customer! ;-)
Aug
20
comment Disillusioned with agile; how do you prepare for life after release 1.1?
There is no silver bullet!
Aug
16
comment Is SQLite a sensible option for data logging?
The other nice thing about using a simple text file is, if you split it by day, you can use the same technique to zip up old files using a cron job, saving disk space. Like this
Aug
12
comment Organising staggered user story in Scrum
@BryanOakley: Ya... "final product" and "software" doesn't necessarily compute to me. The OP used "release_s_". To me, that means each user story will be in a "final" product (i.e. not necessarily all stories in all releases).
Aug
12
comment Organising staggered user story in Scrum
@MetaFight: Understood. "Pedantic"? Possibly, I've been beaten up here for less. :-)
Aug
12
comment Organising staggered user story in Scrum
"Could be" and "aren't" are two different things.
Aug
12
comment Organising staggered user story in Scrum
Tempted to -1 for your first sentence. Of course user stories are descriptions of the final product! They serve zero purpose if they are not. I think you mean something different from what you've said.
May
25
comment How to design a good receipt number
Does it matter if someone can guess a receipt number?
May
15
comment Moving to Python (SciPy and NumPy) for Scientific Computing
@BЈовић: The price of Octave and SciLab? Free!
May
7
comment Decimal to 17-bit 2's Complement Signed Number
@Mark Deleted copy on DSP.SE. As World Engineer says, you're better off flagging for migration than multiple-posting.
May
1
comment Pairwise testing, not possible to say which combinations is faulty?
I've used this technique to find a particularly hard-to-resolve embedded device bug. We had several different possibilities, and enumerated a very similar set of possible scenarios. We ran 9 of the devices overnight with the suggested setup parameters, and BAM! we had isolated our problem very quickly.