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Jun
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comment If I use Ruby Migrations, do I have to use the rest of Ruby on Rails?
Thanks Christoph. So I can use migrations with "regular" SQL scripts without using Active Record, for example?
Jun
21
asked If I use Ruby Migrations, do I have to use the rest of Ruby on Rails?
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Jun
20
answered Should I pay my developers for bugs fixes for a project or work that's still in progress?
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Apr
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comment Confused about ASP.NET Ajax, jQuery and JavaScript
@Ozz good point. I added that crucial word. :-)
Apr
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Mar
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comment How to develop line-of-business tablet apps as a .NET developer?
Many tablets allow for you to "install" the web app so it appears to act like an application. So I wouldn't count this out because HTML5 doesn't appear app-like. This seems like the best option to me.
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Jan
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comment Is there a design pattern that would apply to discount models?
+1 for Decorator. That is what jumped to mind for me.
Jan
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comment Rule of thumb for cost vs. savings for code re-use
+1 for YAGNI until there is a real re-use scenario. This philosophy hasn't led me astray yet, whereas trying to guess up front about reuse definitely has.
Jan
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answered How should I handle application settings in C#?
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accepted How to architect enterprise desktop applications for Windows 8
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comment How to architect enterprise desktop applications for Windows 8
I can get on board with that Matthieu. Thanks for the thoughtful responses.