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I'm the Lead Programmer for Johnson County Library, and a sometime writer for SitePoint.


Feb
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answered Does learning to develop for iOS create a lock-in?
Feb
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awarded  Critic
Jan
31
answered Moving Forward with Code Iteration
Jan
30
comment How to be a zero-bug programmer?
I don't know who first said it, but, "If debugging is the process of removing bugs, then programming must be the process of putting them in."
Dec
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awarded  Good Answer
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awarded  Nice Answer
Dec
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answered Should I focus on being deep or broad
Dec
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answered How many programming languages is a programmer expected to be an expert at?
Nov
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awarded  Civic Duty
Nov
23
revised How useful are employment tests when interviewing candidates and predicting success?
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Nov
23
comment What to do when you're faced with a problem that you can't solve quickly?
"10 years to master a skill" source: norvig.com/21-days.html
Nov
23
comment What do I call people who extend my class in base class documentation?
I think the word you are looking for is "shouldn't" rather than "don't".
Nov
23
comment Method vs Function vs Procedure
@Django: In Pascal a procedure cannot have a return value, and a function must have a return value. In some other languages, the terminology may be used more loosely.
Nov
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awarded  Nice Answer
Nov
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awarded  Commentator
Nov
23
comment Method vs Function vs Procedure
@Scott: Thanks. I've corrected it.
Nov
23
revised Method vs Function vs Procedure
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Nov
23
answered Method vs Function vs Procedure
Nov
11
comment “Comments are a code smell”
"Only if the comment describes what the code is doing." Or if the comment describes what the code used to do; the code has changed but the comment hasn't.
Nov
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comment How many types of programming languages are there?
How about declarative (e.g. Prolog, SQL) ?