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I work as a PHP developer at Pentalog where we develop the largest dating site in Europe.

I thrive in challenging environments and am never afraid to get my hands dirty.

My passions include computer programming, psychology and poker.


Apr
7
comment How should I determine my rates for writing custom software?
Best story I've read this month. Thanks :) .
Apr
7
comment How should I charge for programming things which take two minutes to fix?
@Aaronaught I thought I was the only one doing the toilet-thinking-thing. Glad to hear I'm not alone in this. Phew :) .
Mar
24
comment What to do when client have unrealistic expectations?
Could you add an edit explaining how this situation got resolved ? It may help future readers if they find themselves in a similar situation.
Feb
20
comment Why does Jenkins warn you if you tell it to check for changes every minute?
Keep in mind that if you do a big push, it might take more than 1 second for all the objects to reach the remote repository. This could possibly generate some undefined behaviour if Jenkins checks the repository every second.
Feb
20
comment Visual Studio, Git, and common code
Hint: take a look at Git Submodules, maybe it will fit with your setup.
Jan
14
comment Is it always a best practice to write a function for anything that needs to repeat twice?
@user16547 is right: "always" and "never" should be avoided at all costs. Instead, the one I like most is "consistent" :) .
Oct
29
comment How do you interview someone with more experience than you?
+1 great technique ;)
Sep
10
comment Why did the creators of the Internet Protocol decide to use IP addresses to identify a particular computer?
There's no way that would work in the real world...
Sep
9
comment How do you track what you and your team are working on day-to-day?
Kanban board + daily stand-ups. 'nough said :)
Sep
6
comment “Kill switch” in customer hosted environments, to protect payment?
Payment is (should be) protected by a contract, not by a kill switch.
Aug
1
comment Client-side coding: How to prevent malicious use?
+1 for never trusting a user ;)
Jul
22
comment How should I remember what I was doing and why on a project three months back?
Just start browsing through your versioning system, you'll remember most of it :)
Jun
24
comment How do people make money by writing programming languages?
So how is the new language coming along ? Can we see some samples ?
May
26
comment Is backing up a MySQL database in Git a good idea?
What about a very small database dump (< 1 MB) ?
Mar
22
comment What is a good way to store geographical data for distance calculations
Have you checked if Google Maps has an API for this situation ?
Mar
18
comment How important is it to clean up someone else's code when faced with a tight deadline?
I recommend implementing the process of code reviews, it should solve the problem, at least partially.
Mar
11
comment Does commercial mean when you earn money by putting a ad to support you or is it something else like for a big company?
FYI (but IANAL): Creative Commons license is NOT meant for software.
Mar
4
comment When am I justified in using a License?
You should add a big IANAL-type statement in your answer.
Feb
23
comment When is code “legacy”?
I try to think of it as: If I were to reimplement this project today, would I use the same technology ? If no, then that system is a legacy system :) .
Feb
21
comment How can I determine the level of talent a prospective programmer has?
You linked to one of the best pieces of text about this subject I've ever read. +1 :)