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Ferruccio Barletta

freelance software developer

ferruccio.barletta@gmail.com


Nov
14
awarded  Yearling
Nov
14
awarded  Nice Answer
Nov
11
answered Why were punch cards used for programming
Sep
24
awarded  Autobiographer
Dec
20
revised Are Nassi-Shneiderman diagrams actually used?
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Mar
6
awarded  Yearling
Nov
15
comment Do you prefer conciseness or readability in your code?
You are confusing conciseness with terseness. Conciseness improves readability. Terseness detracts from it.
Oct
29
comment Can you learn functional programming in C?
Absolutely! The first step is to write a Lisp interpreter ;-)
Jul
12
comment Software Engineer VS “Harder” Jobs
the surgeon only needs to keep up with the research and the latest techniques.
Jul
1
comment What is the Best Way to Incentivize a Team of Developers?
Make your own casino! with blackjack! and hookers! on second thought, forget the blackjack.
Jun
2
comment The “blub paradox” and c++
Coroutines in C++: crystalclearsoftware.com/soc/coroutine
Apr
6
comment Why do programmers use or recommend Mac OS X?
It has a downside, though. I get really frustrated when I can't click by pushing down the touch-pad on my thinkpad.
Apr
5
comment Is it appropriate in a developer's job description to have “error free” as a key output?
Of course it's error free. The compiler says: 0 errors, 0 warnings. That completely fulfills the job requirements :-)
Mar
31
awarded  Disciplined
Feb
7
comment Uncomfortable terminology
Gender Benders!
Jan
30
comment Why is Lisp useful?
@Mark: I think you're describing Emacs.
Jan
1
comment Programmer aptitude test
"apptitude" is a really cool typo in this context :-)
Dec
31
awarded  Editor
Dec
31
revised Are Nassi-Shneiderman diagrams actually used?
added 60 characters in body
Dec
31
answered Are Nassi-Shneiderman diagrams actually used?