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


Nov
9
comment How many types of programming languages are there?
How about declarative (e.g. Prolog, SQL) ?
Nov
5
answered What does “Human Readable” mean? Is it a misnomer?
Nov
5
revised Are there any major alternatives to Waterfall and Agile?
edited heading
Nov
2
comment Why is Java the lingua franca at so many institutions?
It could be worse. Back in my day, the language for most CS classes was Pascal.
Nov
1
awarded  Suffrage
Nov
1
comment What is the (craziest, stupidest, silliest) thing a client/boss asked you to do?
If you were writing software for a space probe, this might make sense.
Nov
1
comment Is it bad etiquette to ask a potential employer how they score on the Joel Test?
This company obviously patterns their office environment after Google.
Oct
29
answered Are there any major alternatives to Waterfall and Agile?
Oct
29
answered How useful are employment tests when interviewing candidates and predicting success?
Oct
29
comment How useful are employment tests when interviewing candidates and predicting success?
You may be able to google the answers, but a surprisingly large number of candidates can't or won't.
Oct
14
awarded  Editor
Oct
14
awarded  Teacher
Sep
28
awarded  Supporter
Sep
28
awarded  Autobiographer
Feb
20
comment Are there any famous one-man-army programmers?
Wasn't Java developed by James Gosling?
Aug
6
answered How far should one take e-mail address validation?