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Jun
1
reviewed Leave Open Designing unit tests for a stateful system
Jun
1
awarded  Custodian
Jun
1
reviewed Reopen Is converting/casting a boolean to int a good idea?
Jun
1
reviewed Reopen Dealing with not knowing parameter names of a function when you're calling it
Jun
1
comment Why learn git when there are GUI apps for GitHub?
@DeveloperDon gitk is just a browser, you can't commit or push or actually do anything with it
May
29
answered Algorithm for flattening overlapping ranges
May
26
comment Programming Language vs Markup Language vs Scripting Language
@spartacus I'm calling that a hesitant "no". I think any language that can be compiled could also be interpreted (just execute the instruction instead of saving it), but I've heard that homoiconicity severely restricts the possibility of compilation
May
25
comment Why is Mercurial considered to be easier than Git?
@WarrenP You mean like this?
May
25
comment Why HTML select is not searchable by default?
Space doesn't finish the searching (at least with multi-selects), I regularly use it with multiple words in Firefox
May
24
comment Is there any point in writing a random tester for code that deals with inductive data structures?
You've also missed (at least) two test cases: objects that contain arrays, and arrays that contain objects
May
21
comment Dealing with not knowing parameter names of a function when you're calling it
Welcome to the general topic of domain-specific languages, something I really wish more people would understand the advantage of... (+1)
May
21
comment Why don't we completely de-couple frontend JS frameworks and backend APIs?
@RobertHarvey Initially, think of HTML+CSS+JS that (aside from initial load) only communicates with the server by way of REST APIs and JSON, using something like Mustache.js to render the HTML client-side. This Hoodie framework seems to be taking it further, though.
May
18
awarded  Revival
May
18
revised How does key-based caching work?
Oops, wrong objects
May
18
revised how can we have a person to allot and track tasks in agile development
added 1 character in body
May
17
answered How does key-based caching work?
May
16
comment Why is trailing whitespace a big deal?
@Giorgio I know, but I can't just do it anytime because it counts as a change in version control
May
16
comment How does key-based caching work?
It looks like your code snippet has a typo - was post.body intended to be comment.body?
May
15
comment Planning poker with visually impaired colleague
We just plain do this anyway, since physical cards don't work as well over videoconference (and also try to stay at 8 or below, although we've come up with one-digit-per-hand to easily go higher if need be)
May
13
comment Why store a function inside a python dictionary?
@mdeutschmtl "the fact that what you see on the surface is just a conventional way of presenting something much deeper." - that's called syntactic sugar and exists all over the place