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Nov
25
comment Can you get in trouble using programming forums or Q&As at work?
I screw around on various net sites during work time. Nodbody can reasonably expect you to focous for ~8h solid.
Nov
24
comment How to become a more organized programmer?
As with a lot of things in programming, by far the most important is to be consistent
Nov
22
comment Agile (scrum) and UML round-trip tools
@Yaneeve I have tried to repharse your question to be more constructive. Feel free to re-edit if i have missed anything.
Nov
22
comment Agile (scrum) and UML round-trip tools
Can you try rephrasing your question? You currently asking for opinions not objective answers and your question risks being closed.
Nov
22
comment Why is Conway's “Game of Life” used for code retreats?
@AnnaLear I think the question is more on topic than OP gives himself credit for.
Nov
22
comment My Cassandra consultant left me and now I'm thinking about reverting to mysql
@JamesAnderson I agree he isnt trying to troll, I hope I didnt imply that. The question is still off topic imo (blog.stackoverflow.com/2011/08/gorilla-vs-shark)
Nov
22
comment My Cassandra consultant left me and now I'm thinking about reverting to mysql
Welcome to programmers. Questions about "which technology is best" are off topic here as they are impossible to answer accurately. If you want to know the advantages and disadvatages of each one then please ask a new question for each.
Nov
21
comment Rights and use of developed software
Sorry to hear you got screwed over. Voting to close but I hope you talk to a lawer and get it resolved properly
Nov
18
comment Why are public and private accessors considered good practice?
Im using c#. Edited to clarify
Nov
17
comment Is Windows suitable for Ruby development?
Just use a Virtual Machine
Nov
17
comment Is there a name for “More events than expected” bug?
The question wasnt about electronic design
Nov
17
comment Should one comment differently in functional languages?
I disagree. Since Functional langages dont have side effects you know exactly what it will do in the end, return a value with the given signature
Nov
15
comment Is the use of explicit ' == true' comparison always bad?
+1 I personally prefer implicit (less code is normally better), however consistent code is by far the most important thing
Nov
14
comment How to appear very professional on my first freelance project?
Welcome to programmers. Please have a read of the FAQ and repost a less open ended question and we will be happy to help.
Oct
28
comment vim (or other text editor) ability as a metric for potential tech job candidates
+1 I completely agree. The limiting factor of your coding is the speed you think not the speed you type
Oct
27
comment How can I overcome the communication problem(oral language)
rosettastone.co.uk
Oct
25
comment Is is possible to unit test a web forms site
Fair enough. I take it back
Oct
25
comment How should I go about learning PHP given a background in C#.NET?
I have removed the refrence to python as language comparisons are off topic here. If you want more info on how to learn python please search the site or raise a new question
Oct
25
comment Is is possible to unit test a web forms site
-1 Sorry but Load testing, penetration testing and layout checking are nothing to do with unit testing
Oct
18
comment What's the best Java equivalent to Linq?
Edited to remove the reference to generics