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Stack Exchange employee - developer on the Q&A team. Email me on ocoster (at) stackoverflow.com.

I am a C# ASP.NET developer, with a long professional history of work with web and Microsoft technologies.

I am passionate about writing usable and secure software and am constantly learning.

Blog at http://OdedCoster.com/blog.

I have written a blog series about getting good answers on StackOverflow.


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awarded  Popular Question
May
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revised What arguments are there to use a coding style for each distinct language?
edited tags
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May
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May
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comment Is there any point in preventing developers from having a local copy of the database in their machine?
Consider the cost of a developer hour. Then calculate the cost of slowing your developers down ;)
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Apr
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comment What is the “->” symbol called?
Well, the point was that it isn't easy to type λ on non-Greek keyboards... so that character can't be used ;)
Apr
30
comment What is the “->” symbol called?
Say the computer doesn't use the Greek Language code page, but the Hebrew one? 229 would be a Sigma (and no Lambda to be seen). Also - extended ascii (8 bit) is not ascii (7 bit).
Apr
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comment What is the “->” symbol called?
How do you type λ in ascii?
Mar
4
comment Team member questioning moving from VBA to C#
How do you version the VBA code (or C# code, for that matter)? That is, ensure everyone (every workbook) has the latest version (with bug fixes, enhancements etc...)?
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Feb
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awarded  Good Answer
Feb
21
awarded  Nice Answer
Feb
21
answered How to respond to a rude bug report?
Feb
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comment Why html entity names for characters like ¥ € ¢ © ®
Who said it is required?
Feb
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answered Who fixes bugs in a team?
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26
awarded  Enlightened
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