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I am the chief wizard of computing at http://www.ncssm.edu


Jul
11
answered Why can't C arrays have 0 length?
Jul
31
awarded  Yearling
Jun
8
comment Is anything in programming truly evil?
Quack! What an ugly duck....
Mar
29
awarded  Good Answer
Jul
31
awarded  Yearling
Jul
14
comment How does learning assembly aid in programming?
If you wade in to lectures 7 and following, you will gain a lot of insight into how C works. This will help answer your question. youtube.com/…
Jun
14
comment Learn programming backwards, or “so I failed the FizzBuzz test. Now what?”
I don't memorize, I metabolize and make these things a part of my intuition. Always seek to expand that.
Jun
8
awarded  Constituent
Jun
8
awarded  Caucus
Jun
8
comment Is constantly looking for code examples a sign of a bad developer?
Use wheels, avoid reinventing them.
May
29
comment How are functions called when passing ++
I figured it was some form of insanity under duress.
May
29
comment How are functions called when passing ++
Eu! Why would you feel compelled to write this sort of thing?
Feb
13
answered Java IDE written in pure Java?
Feb
10
comment What is wrong with Java's generics?
The array problem goes to reifiability. See the Java Generics book (Alligator) for an explanation.
Feb
9
answered Why are shortcuts like x += y considered good practice?
Dec
24
comment Why does everybody write to-do comments in capital letters?
vi is case-sensitive. Since caps are used sparingly in most modern languages (in things like named constants), the search has a high probability of success.
Dec
24
answered Why does everybody write to-do comments in capital letters?
Dec
24
answered Should I learn a programming language before I attend college for Computer Engineering?
Jul
31
awarded  Supporter
Jul
31
awarded  Enlightened