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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.


Jun
25
comment When to stop reviewing code?
Code quality and defect detection are both products of code reviews. I recommend you read chapter 20 "The Software Quality Landscape" of Code Complete. It opened my eyes.
Jun
25
comment When to stop reviewing code?
Part of the goal of code reviews is absolutely spotting bugs. Testing will never catch everything, so multiple defect detection techniques should be used. See Code Complete, Table 20-2 for details on defect detection rates of various methods.
Jun
20
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Serialized values or separate table, which is more efficient?
Jun
19
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How to check the space complexity of this program?
Jun
16
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Example of persisting an inheritance relationship using ORM
Jun
16
reviewed Edit suggested edit on Are asserts or unit tests more important?
Jun
16
revised Are asserts or unit tests more important?
typos, formatting
Jun
11
comment Creating an Interface To a Language's Standard Library?
I believe so, yes.
Jun
11
comment Creating an Interface To a Language's Standard Library?
Martin Fowler's take: martinfowler.com/articles/nonDeterminism.html#Time
Jun
11
comment Should custom data elements be stored as XML or database entries?
Not if you're using indexes all the way.
Jun
10
revised Should custom data elements be stored as XML or database entries?
customers won't want to edit files
Jun
10
answered Should custom data elements be stored as XML or database entries?
Jun
10
comment Pooling (Singleton) Objects Against Connection Pools
Let us continue this discussion in chat. -- Never mind, Chrome doesn't like the SE chat because it uses mixed content.
Jun
10
comment Pooling (Singleton) Objects Against Connection Pools
You don't have control over the timeout when using a database connection pool? What pool implementation are you using?
Jun
10
comment Pooling (Singleton) Objects Against Connection Pools
For #1, how would you handle more requests than DAOs in the pool?
Jun
9
comment Pooling (Singleton) Objects Against Connection Pools
I wouldn't worry about any performance effects of DAO instantiation: programmers.stackexchange.com/q/149563/34183
Jun
6
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How to handle mutiple API calls using javascript/jquery
Jun
5
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Can Software Engineers become certified Professional Engineers (PE)?
Jun
5
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Can Software Engineers become certified Professional Engineers (PE)?
Jun
5
comment Quite confused about what constitutes Current state of a resource
If the relationship between a parent resource and children (e.g. the number of child resources) isn't part of the parent's state, what state is it a part of?