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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.


Nov
30
asked Elegant ways to handle if(if else) else
Nov
16
answered What language should an 11-year old start with to learn game programming?
Nov
11
comment What language should an 11-year old start with to learn game programming?
@thephpdeveloper, might I suggest that your assumption is not correct? The C# and VB teams now work together.
Nov
10
answered Best Practices for Handing over Legacy Code
Nov
1
comment Is the market of small-scale development/production tools that difficult?
syntevo.com seem to be an example of doing this successfully.
Oct
26
comment What do you do when you encounter an idiotic interview question?
You might like this link
Oct
26
comment When do you drop old technologies from your resume?
@Scott, I think your summary-as-a-comment deserves to be the accepted answer.
Oct
21
comment How do Programmers in the East see programmers in the West?
If you think that everyone in the West has upgraded to .Net 4.0, you might be sorely disappointed. (And if you can't buy the books, follow the blogs, there are lots of them...)
Oct
20
comment I am not a good programmer (in logic), how should I fix it?
You could always try this (warning, SERIOUSLY addictive if you are into puzzle solving)
Oct
20
answered After 15 years of programming, how does one get out of it?
Oct
11
comment What kinds of development jobs require knowledge of advanced concepts?
Ehm, the interesting jobs, maybe? :)
Oct
11
comment Why is C not considered an 'object-oriented' language?
@asveikau, may I suggest that your (mis)interpretation of "idiom" as "of one's own" is mildly... idiosyncratic? :)
Oct
8
awarded  Yearling
Oct
5
awarded  Guru
Oct
5
awarded  Good Answer
Oct
4
awarded  Nice Answer
Oct
4
answered Is it unusual for a small company (15 developers) not to use managed source/version control?
Sep
29
comment Tabs versus spaces—what is the proper indentation character for everything, in every situation, ever?
For languages where whitespace is signficant (F#, python), it has to be spaces anyway. Suits me fine :)
Sep
23
comment Company moving away from IBM Rational solution… any good alternatives?
Just a thought, but do you actually use 'almost everything provided by IBM'?
Sep
12
comment How to teach a script to detect sarcasm?
There are some interesting threads here on people recognising sarcasm...