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Interested in programming languages and the tools that manipulate them (compilers, VMs, analyzers, editors).

Algorithms and performance optimization are fun too.


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comment Deferred execution of Dispose for IDisposable objects
Are you using the .NET4.5 ServerGC? It is a big improvement upon the previous variants of the GC. blogs.msdn.com/b/dotnet/archive/2012/07/20/…
Jul
8
comment How to test and optimize when you can't reproduce the environment?
Can you time-multiplex parts of the production environment between production and testing?
Jul
3
comment Why does C# have much more features than Java?
C# doesn't have the Java "enum values are classes"-feature.
Jul
2
answered Is hierarchical product backlog a good idea in TFS 2012-2013?
Jun
28
comment How can a manager ensure developers are pushing up to the origin every day?
Install automation that deletes the source tree on the developer machines every night.
Jun
25
comment Project based prefix for class names
Would he volunteer to update all prefixes when the project gets renamed?
Apr
18
comment Application behavior in different screen sizes
As long as there is no DPI-scaling configured on the OS there is not much to worry about. With DPI-scaling there is a bit more to pay attention to: hanselman.com/blog/…
Apr
16
comment How to measure team productivity over time using consistent story sizes?
Measure how much your client is willing to pay per hour.
Apr
3
comment How to modify ELO algorithm when number of games is low to reduce outliers
MS published a bit on their Xbox ranking system: research.microsoft.com/en-us/projects/trueskill . Probably some of it can be applied to your game.
Apr
1
comment Dealing with an often occuring dependency that is not related to the class
Why should the view determine which URIs it links to? I would expect URIs to be data that the view uses. But then again I'm not doing web-programming.
Mar
30
comment Trouble understanding the COCOMO model
COCOMO2 has some way to adjust costs for team size. csse.usc.edu/tools/COCOMOII.php - Required Development Schedule.
Mar
10
awarded  Nice Answer
Mar
9
answered Disadvantages of scoped-based memory management
Mar
8
comment Virtual machine for a high level programming language vs an operating system
That is a hot topic for hypervisor-VMs / cloud-deployment. Some want to remove the OS openmirage.org , some want to remove the VM docker.io .
Mar
7
comment Regarding interpreters
@SK-logic Especially the distinction between interpreting and executing.
Mar
6
answered What are good unit tests to cover the use case of rolling a die?
Feb
25
comment How to address the concerns of the software architect but still maintain collective code ownership?
I think a fitting name for the criticized aspect is collective code disownership.
Jan
20
comment When do rounding problems become a real problem? Is the least significant digit being one off really a big deal?
Given the "right" calculations the rounding error can be arbitrarily large (even larger than the result). Subtraction and division can rather quickly amplify errors.
Dec
16
comment Why not annotate function parameters?
The annotated version is less general. It's for the same reason you preferably use IEnumerable<> in signatures and not SortedSet<>.
Dec
11
revised Unit (regression) testing scientific algorithms given floating point behavior
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