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Former applied math grad student, current automated GUI tester.


Sep
17
comment Are Git branches, in fact, “homeomorphic endofunctors mapping submanifolds of a Hilbert space”?
+1 for discrete vs continuous reasoning to rule out why this statement is incorrect :)
Sep
16
comment Are Git branches, in fact, “homeomorphic endofunctors mapping submanifolds of a Hilbert space”?
As a git enthusiast and someone who has a Master's in applied mathematics, I suspect the answer is "No".
Sep
16
awarded  Yearling
Sep
12
comment php make dollar optional
-1 for asking "Why can't the language just change their syntax to suit someone's preference?"
Sep
8
awarded  Nice Question
Sep
4
accepted Is using Git Stash as a workflow an antipattern?
Sep
3
answered Proper Response to HTTP Request When Too Much Data is Requested
Sep
2
revised Is using Git Stash as a workflow an antipattern?
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Sep
2
comment Is using Git Stash as a workflow an antipattern?
@AlexG That's a valid point. I'm asking the question here to see if there's any "gotchas" people have found.
Sep
2
comment Beginning a sentence with a function name?
This is exactly why things like StackExchange allow for marking "code" as formated like this
Sep
2
asked Is using Git Stash as a workflow an antipattern?
Aug
18
comment In the days of modern computing, in 'typical business apps' - why does performance matter?
One other thing to keep in mind re algorithm choice: due to libraries and abstractions, a lot of algo choices have been made already for you or at least "under the hood". You should still know the implications of them on performance. And that performance does matter.
Jul
23
comment Can a closed-source programming language survive?
+1 but the title vs actual question is a bit misleading. Survival isn't the same as success.
Jun
20
comment Coded UI test Automation Technique
I think your question is way too broad as is. UI automation is a surprisingly large topic with many arguments for and against.
May
23
comment What Kind of Source Control Do High Security Projects Use?
@delnan If a hacker got a clone URL and access to a network, they'd potentially get the entire project and history of a project. Does that sound secure?
May
23
comment What Kind of Source Control Do High Security Projects Use?
Also, here's a precedent for asking such questions like this: programmers.stackexchange.com/questions/145669/…
May
23
asked What Kind of Source Control Do High Security Projects Use?
May
15
comment Is using interfaces on internal code a good idea?
I actually just don't think I'm being quite clear enough. Or it's not a great question :)
May
15
comment Is using interfaces on internal code a good idea?
Great description of interfaces, but this doesn't quite answer my question.
May
15
asked Is using interfaces on internal code a good idea?