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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.


Oct
25
revised What language and topics should be covered when teaching non-CS college students how to program?
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Oct
25
revised What is it called when you set properties on object initialization?
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Oct
24
revised In what situations is it a bad idea to use open source code for a corporate project?
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Oct
24
revised Is it bad practice for services to share a database in SOA?
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Oct
21
revised Are there best practices for checking for errors in business logic for DB refreshes?
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Oct
21
revised How can I get my startup working with Agile development?
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Oct
21
revised How can I justify software testing to management?
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Oct
21
revised How can we plan projects realistically while accounting for support issues?
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Oct
21
revised Would a NoSQL DB be more efficient than a relational DB for storing JSON objects?
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Oct
21
revised Is it possible to get into quantum computing as a hobby?
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Oct
20
revised How long should I practice a code kata?
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Oct
20
revised Is it a good idea to use something like the Twitter Bootstrap in production?
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Oct
19
revised Why aren't more desktop apps written with Qt?
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Oct
19
revised Which GOF design patterns work well with TDD, and which do not?
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Oct
19
revised Are there any jobs in the programming field that don't require you to sit at a desk all day?
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Oct
18
revised Are there any tools for testing drag & drop Windows desktop applications?
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Oct
14
revised Are there restrictions on table and column names in DB2?
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Oct
14
revised What books or resources would you recommend to learn practical OO design and development concepts?
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Oct
14
revised Is it bad practice to use reflection to do DB inserts with data from an external service?
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Oct
14
revised Should I use a relational datamodel or Cassandra with ColumnFamily based indexes?
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