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comment Checking preconditions or not
In principle, I agree with your last paragraph. Although that now means that there are three things that need to be kept in sync; the documentation, the asserts themselves, and the test cases that prove the asserts are doing their job (if you believe in such things)!
Jan
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comment Is there really such a thing as “push”?
Do you consider a hardware-triggered interrupt to be "polling"?
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comment Min cost concatenation alignment
Are you talking about algorithms such as Smith-Waterman?
Nov
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comment How can I convince my colleague to unit test his code?
A lack of unit testing doesn't necessarily imply that the developer is "throwing code into systems".
Nov
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comment How can I convince my colleague to unit test his code?
Could you substantiate "TDD is harmful to large projects"?
Nov
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comment How can I convince my colleague to unit test his code?
Unit-testing and debugging are not mutually exclusive.
Oct
27
comment What is the/Is there a right way to tell management that our code sucks?
That's only half the equation, though. Also, would it have taken 10 hours for someone who was more experienced with the codebase?
Oct
27
comment What is the/Is there a right way to tell management that our code sucks?
This is off-topic. But the short answer is: economics. How many developer-months will it cost to tidy the codebase up, and many developer-months will a tidy codebase save?
Sep
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comment Explicit or implicit looping?
A performance impact?
Sep
11
comment Explicit or implicit looping?
You have two completely unrelated topics here. Please split them into separate SO questions!
Sep
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comment Difference between Idiom and Design Pattern?
This is probably better suited for Programmers SE.
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answered Interesting interview question