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Former applied math grad student, current automated GUI tester.


May
15
comment Why is 0 false?
You could, for sure. But keeping it the "standard" way fits in well with general arithmetic (0 + 1 = 1, not 0 + 1 = 0).
May
15
revised Why is 0 false?
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May
15
answered Why is 0 false?
May
8
awarded  Popular Question
Apr
30
comment How to ensure a project 100% tested?
Why is anything "less than 100%" intolerable? Does missing an obvious spelling mistake in some documentation code count as less than 100% tested?
Mar
15
comment Error handling - Should a program fail on errors or silently ignore them
@whatsisname I think you may want to think about your definition of "error" in that case. Errors in data received aren't the same thing as errors in the structure and execution of a software program.
Feb
25
comment Is there a reason that tests aren't written inline with the code that they test?
+1 for pointing out using test frameworks. I can't imagine using a good test framework concurrently with production code.
Feb
11
awarded  Nice Answer
Feb
11
revised Relative value of manual vs automated testing
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Feb
11
answered Relative value of manual vs automated testing
Feb
6
awarded  Nice Question
Jan
27
accepted Is Using Locking/Unlocking in Version Control an Anti-Pattern?
Jan
23
asked Is Using Locking/Unlocking in Version Control an Anti-Pattern?
Jan
17
comment How do you debug without an IDE?
+1 for "By using a debugger". The I in IDE stands for "Integrated" :)
Dec
20
accepted What are the downsides of leaving automation tags in production code?
Dec
20
awarded  Benefactor
Dec
14
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Dec
6
comment I failed FizzBuzz, would you hire me?
So how exactly a question involving a hiring practice that some feel is universal to all programmers too localized?
Nov
29
revised What are the downsides of leaving automation tags in production code?
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Nov
29
revised What are the downsides of leaving automation tags in production code?
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