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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 Traditional 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 software engineer in Edina, MN.


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 Is Entity Framework Suitable For High-Traffic Websites?
Aug
26
reviewed Reject 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 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 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.
Jul
29
comment Avoiding Double POST
Why are you worried about this?
Jul
28
comment Is there a name for this anti-pattern? (Variable has context-dependent meaning)
You might find weight for your arguments in Chapters 10 (General Issues in Using Variables) and 11 (The Power of Variable Names) of Code Complete.
Jul
25
revised In a REST service project, where should we put code that calls a third party REST API?
made the title more generic; improved RestTemplate link
Jul
23
revised Omitting “destructors” in C is taking YAGNI too far?
spelling
Jul
23
comment Improve coding quality
Reading Code Complete is a great start.
Jul
21
reviewed Approve As a solo developer, how can I use a whiteboard in programming effectively?
Jul
21
comment Web Service REST clarification
@Residuum - multiple PUT requests to the same URL should not insert a new entity every time. If the entity already exists, it will simply replace its current state with that given. The effect of N PUT requests to the same entity URL is the existence of the entity with the given state.