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Oct
10
comment Involuntarily becoming a programmer: how to do it right?
If you gave told us the language that you are using, we maybe able to give you more in depth answers. Then again, that would negate the point of a generic answer.
Oct
10
answered Involuntarily becoming a programmer: how to do it right?
Oct
7
answered Finding Speakers for a Conference
Oct
7
comment Is it wrong to take code you have produced at work and re-use it for personal projects?
+1 for "I'm not a lawyer, so don't expect my advise to help you in a court of law".
Oct
7
answered Is it wrong to take code you have produced at work and re-use it for personal projects?
Oct
7
comment Is it wrong to take code you have produced at work and re-use it for personal projects?
+10 (if I could) for "Don't believe us! Consult a lawyer before doing something potentially perilous." Best. Advise. Ever.
Oct
6
comment Can you recommend a good commit message template / guidelines to enforce in the company?
@JonHopkins: While a bug tracker can be used for new features, it may not be the ideal tool. Of course, your mileage shall vary ^_~
Oct
6
answered How have you found, refined and maintained your coding style?
Oct
6
answered Maintaining a list of nodes with challenging requirements
Oct
6
comment Can you recommend a good commit message template / guidelines to enforce in the company?
+1 That is a nice way of dealing with it and you can easily grep for changes.
Oct
6
comment Can you recommend a good commit message template / guidelines to enforce in the company?
+1 for bug fixes but what about new features? Unless new features are all created in JIRA as well...
Oct
6
comment File naming convention for images stored in version control?
+1 nice trick indeed.
Oct
6
answered Multiple projects - similar platforms or as different as possible?
Oct
5
answered is it a reasonable practice to extend a class just to reuse a single function?
Oct
5
answered My manager said “We're not in the business of building controls” but I am a WPF dev
Oct
5
comment What's the best way to organize our unit tests
I would store it in a version controlled spread sheet in the test directory. If you have a lot of things you need to test, breaking it down into meta structures would be beneficial. Try thinking in terms of what general thing is being tested instead of what or how.
Oct
5
answered Where to start learning to use the Boost libraries?
Oct
4
answered How can I thoroughly evaluate a prospective employer?
Oct
4
comment How can I thoroughly evaluate a prospective employer?
+1 good and bad! That is very useful and probably will show some honesty
Oct
4
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