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Jul
11
suggested suggested edit on How to handle divide by zero in a language that doesn't support exceptions?
Jun
27
revised Why do dynamic languages make it more difficult to maintain large codebases?
Minor formatting. Great answer that will be featured at Ars Technica this weekend.
Jun
27
suggested suggested edit on Why do dynamic languages make it more difficult to maintain large codebases?
Jun
27
revised Why do dynamic languages make it more difficult to maintain large codebases?
A quick copyedit to give attribution to speaker and make link more explicit.
Jun
27
suggested suggested edit on Why do dynamic languages make it more difficult to maintain large codebases?
Jun
13
revised At what point is version control needed?
Great answer with some typos and formatting issues. Please edit if you think I've wrongly changed intended meaning. This question will be featured at Ars Technica this weekend.
Jun
13
suggested suggested edit on At what point is version control needed?
Jun
6
revised Does it make sense to write tests for legacy code when there is no time for a complete refactoring?
Great question that will be featured at Ars Technica this weekend. I made a few minor edits for clarity and to add a book link.
Jun
6
revised Does it make sense to write tests for legacy code when there is no time for a complete refactoring?
Some minor copyedits, plus emphasis on a wise and important point in the first paragraph.
Jun
6
suggested suggested edit on Does it make sense to write tests for legacy code when there is no time for a complete refactoring?
Jun
6
suggested suggested edit on Does it make sense to write tests for legacy code when there is no time for a complete refactoring?
May
30
revised How can I make sure that I'm actually learning how to program rather than simply learning the details of a language?
Added link to comment reference
May
30
suggested suggested edit on How can I make sure that I'm actually learning how to program rather than simply learning the details of a language?
May
30
revised How can I make sure that I'm actually learning how to program rather than simply learning the details of a language?
Great question that will be featured at Ars Technica this weekend. Some brief copyediting for flow.
May
30
suggested suggested edit on How can I make sure that I'm actually learning how to program rather than simply learning the details of a language?
May
23
revised How much freedom should a programmer have in choosing a language and framework?
Mostly grammar.
May
23
revised How much freedom should a programmer have in choosing a language and framework?
Great question that will be featured at Ars Technica. Some minor grammar edits and cutting for brevity.
May
16
revised What is meant by “Now you have two problems”?
Added source of quote, or rather in-depth post exploring true source.
May
16
suggested suggested edit on What is meant by “Now you have two problems”?
May
2
revised Is a large increase in velocity realistic in a Scrum environment?
Great question that will be featured at Ars Technica this weekend. I gave the question a quick copyedit for flow.