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Software Engineer at Microsoft


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May
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revised Why would one ever want to use a synchronized method in Enum?
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answered Why would one ever want to use a synchronized method in Enum?
May
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answered variable comparison without initialising
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comment Why are SQL databases still used with ORM?
@CraigJ - So how does the ORM do it? Just because you don't see that functionality on your end doesn't mean it shouldn't be there for the ORM to do what it needs to do.
Nov
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answered What are the essential things one needs to know about UML?
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comment Importance of hobby projects
One of the best ways to learn jazz improv is to copy the solos of the great musicians. Programming is the exact same way - build things that already exist, and you'll learn how to create something new.
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awarded  Popular Question
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comment Is a big name computer science degree worth the cost?
Have you looked at majoring in Software Engineering instead of Computer Science?
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Oct
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comment What are good keyboards for programming?
@Mark C - Hasn't been a problem for me.