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Saved from the web by a job in industry. Coding GUI for computer-aided railway realignment machinery.

At last a job where I have time to do stuff properly and don't have to worry about loads of unfixed bugs coming back to haunt me.


Oct
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awarded  Editor
Oct
2
comment Use of pirated/cracked software for development
I've seen a company actively pursuing someone for pirating their software, which was (at least partially) developed with pirated tools..
Oct
2
comment Use of pirated/cracked software for development
Did they also use the MSDN subscription for the sql backend of their customer's websites? (I've seen that)
Oct
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awarded  Supporter
May
5
comment How to become a “faster” programmer?
6. Get someone else to work on a pretty gui :)
Sep
25
comment Most regrettable design or programming decision you made?
Goodness, hope your CV is nice and up to date for a quick escape before the big ball of mud succumbs to gravity!
Sep
25
comment Most regrettable design or programming decision you made?
Yes and no, can you predict in what direction it's going to change? I have experience of painfully complex systems which proved totally inadequate for the first reuse, which didn't fit into the predicted genericity...