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Feb
3
comment What false ideas are there that puts people off using threads?
I'm sure this has been addressed. Try starting here stackoverflow.com/questions/660621/threading-best-practices
Jan
11
comment Software Development vs. Information Technology
I disagree with the last paragraph. I think the skills are far enough apart that switching will require additional course work for most individuals.
Dec
20
comment What are the drawbacks of Python?
I know there is threading support, but compared to Java or C, the GIL will really lower your performance. That is why the multiprocessing module is preferred over threading.
Nov
19
comment Overview of computer science, programming
try wikipedia.com
Nov
17
comment What are the worst false economies in software development?
related programmers.stackexchange.com/questions/18585/…
Nov
13
comment Education vs. Experience
If you want to stay in CS, finish your degree. period.
Nov
13
comment What is the most egregious waste of money you have seen, and what did you do about it?
I was at a company that cut a $40/head team-building expenses to save on the bottom line. I left shortly after that. That was probably the most expense $40 the company ever saved, cause I'm sure I wasn't the only one.
Nov
12
comment What is the most egregious waste of money you have seen, and what did you do about it?
this is so common, I don't think its really worth mentioning
Nov
8
comment What kind of things can you learn from a guy who only hacks existing code?
instead of hacker, I think you mean 'slacker'
Nov
2
comment Why is Java the lingua franca at so many institutions?
The upside is that you will always be able to find a high paying job. Employers know that a lot of new graduates lack a lot of the fundamentals; the good ones can tell the difference between candidates.
Oct
28
comment What are the drawbacks of Python?
Python docs are some of the best. Hands down better than Java.
Oct
27
comment Which comments instantly ring alarm bells when a programmer says them?
har har ... ok fixed it ;-p