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I love software development, and technology of all kinds. I have a boy and a girl and a beautiful wife, all of whom I adore. I practice Southern Chinese Kung Fu, and hope that my kids will too. I write code and play boardgames in my spare time.

I currently work as a JEE engineer in Edina, MN.


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awarded  Explainer
Sep
25
revised Is the KISS principle more important than utilizing OOP to solve a problem?
mostly grammar
Sep
25
comment How many bytes is ideal for a page load?
2.7MB of resources for a homepage does seem high.
Sep
22
reviewed Approve suggested edit on What advantages does Linux give me when developing in PHP for the web?
Sep
18
comment How to translate SQL query into REST API requests?
At the beginning of the question you say that user queries would be in SQL or a similar query language, but your example is "names of active projects of Chuck Norris". Is this a real example of what you'd have to parse?
Sep
12
revised What is a good design pattern to implement REST services on mobile?
more code examples
Sep
12
revised What is a good design pattern to implement REST services on mobile?
details about the benefits
Sep
12
answered What is a good design pattern to implement REST services on mobile?
Sep
11
comment How best to handle database refactoring within a team?
The database migration scripts that the OP currently uses may be in source control, so how does Liquibase solve the problem?
Aug
26
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Is Entity Framework Suitable For High-Traffic Websites?
Aug
26
reviewed Reject suggested edit on How to implement a genetic algorithm with distance, time, and cost
Aug
19
revised Live search/filter as you type in client approach
grammar, formatting
Aug
19
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Best language or tool for automating tedious manual tasks
Aug
15
revised Best way to organize SQL queries stored in your code ? (or should you?)
removed unnecessary parenthetical
Aug
14
comment Question about mocking externals
@ex3v - I've updated the answer.
Aug
14
revised Question about mocking externals
response to comment
Aug
14
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How to approach program design with respect to data strucutres and algorimths - is there an equivelant of the OO design process for d.s.'s + algs?
Aug
13
answered Question about mocking externals
Aug
12
awarded  Yearling
Aug
11
comment Is splitting up a function into several inner functions an anti-pattern?
If you think Clean Code is "the bible for devs", you should read Code Complete.