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Just your average code monkey.

I try to keep up with technology and best practices to continually improve myself to become a better programmer.


Dec
12
answered How should I handle logger failures?
Dec
11
revised Matching algorithms in context of data quality problems
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Dec
11
comment Matching algorithms in context of data quality problems
What if the last name is really Snith and your fuzzy logic changes it to Smith?
Dec
11
comment Code First vs. Database First
There's a difference between persistence and normalization. The question which only you can answer is do I need to persist only, or persist and normalize. A data model is a model, if there are no requirements, then its tough to model something relationally.
Dec
11
answered Code First vs. Database First
Dec
11
answered Matching algorithms in context of data quality problems
Dec
10
comment Is there ever a reason to use an array when lists are available?
Pretty much already discussed here: stackoverflow.com/questions/434761/…
Dec
8
answered Creating/updating entity save strategy
Dec
4
comment cross-application text formatting
Depends if the application supports a "Rich Text" format. There are different standards out there... en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rich_Text_Format
Oct
29
answered Should I store images in my database or file system in this application?
Oct
24
answered 500 databases or 1 database with 500 tables or just 1 table with all the records?
Oct
15
comment Designing classes the right way
Some stations serve more than one line, so getLaneColor may not be appropriate, you may want to model the intersection points and assign that to your station object. For some stations intersections will be null or empty.
Sep
8
answered Providing friendly URLs for a website vs. realities of database IDs
Aug
28
awarded  Notable Question
Jul
8
comment Returning results of method on batch list?
Your asking to keep track of the successes and failures, so yes, both type of objects are returned. If one is processing a batch, certainly knowing what items succeeded and/or failed would be important.
Jul
7
answered Returning results of method on batch list?
Jun
23
awarded  Yearling
Jun
20
comment How would you know if you've written readable and easily maintainable code?
This should be the answer. Measure. Other answers are more opinion than fact, if I can understand it, it must good? First measure using complexity analysis, then human refactor to look for duplication, etc.
Mar
11
comment How do I stop designing and start architecting this project as suggested by my lead?
The architect wears no hat, but rather envisions an abstract head protection system.
Mar
5
comment SQL string field lengths in a db having about 6 different types of addresses, with about 20 markets and environments
Your designing the system to handle the edge case. Proper datasizing is critical for indexing. There is overhead for using this type of field. dba.stackexchange.com/questions/47910/…