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Oct
18
revised Purely technical reasons for PHP as a first choice?
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Oct
18
comment Purely technical reasons for PHP as a first choice?
@Renesis, yes, because the spirit of my question implies that choosing a hosting provider would be for technical reasons only (not cost, convenience, existing environment, etc)
Oct
18
comment Purely technical reasons for PHP as a first choice?
@delnan... library and tool support is valid, provided it is an advantage over all other languages
Oct
18
asked Purely technical reasons for PHP as a first choice?
Oct
8
awarded  Yearling
Oct
7
comment Why the scorn for COBOL?
"lack of support to Windows like interface".... what about netcobol.com/products/Fujitsu-NetCOBOL-for-.NET/overview
Oct
7
answered What assumptions / disclaimers should be included with a software estimate?
Sep
18
answered Is it bad practice to use short-circuit evaluation instead of an if clause?
Sep
14
comment Is “Hiring only the Best” a really practical advice for normal desktop application programming?
Not to quibble... but the "average" doctor, who has performed hundreds or thousands of that type of surgery might be preferable to the Dean of the medical school who may have more knowledge but not nearly the experience
Aug
4
comment Where are octals useful?
+1 for "but octal is what I use" :)
Aug
3
awarded  Good Question
Aug
2
comment Why should I write all the Statements within Try-Catch?
The subject of the request is irrelevant... just saying "my company head says I should code..." is a big red flag. It is micromanagement... this is not his job.
Jul
22
awarded  Great Question
Jul
19
comment When is code “legacy”?
A legacy system is any system which is currently generating a profit.
Jun
29
awarded  Critic
Jun
21
comment Why big companies use Perforce?
Maybe we need strippers to volunteer to promote FOSS to big companies... as they say, you don't have to write code to contribute to open source
Jun
3
accepted How to improve my email communication
May
24
awarded  Nice Question
Mar
29
comment What can be done to programming languages to avoid floating point pitfalls?
@David, "very few computers having any sort of hardware decimal instructins?" I guess you are not familiar with mainframes which have had BCD for many decades
Mar
29
comment What can be done to programming languages to avoid floating point pitfalls?
@vartec, when was the last time you used 1/3 in a BUSINESS application? Decimal solves all problems in BUSINESS arithmetic