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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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answered Passing functions into other functions as parameters, bad practice?
Aug
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revised How do we add software to a machine?
Removing the resource requests. Those are off-topic.
Aug
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comment How do we add software to a machine?
As far as I know, we do not write the assemblers or compilers in machine language. Well, for the very first bits of software, you would have to...
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comment Estimation of space is required to store 275305224 of 5x5 MagicSquares?
If one assumes each number is <= 25, they will fit into 5 bits, so you can get away with quite a lot less.
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comment Difference between reverse lookup tables and rainbow tables
Where do the experts say that?
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comment Difference between reverse lookup tables and rainbow tables
There is no essential difference. The only distinction tends to be that of "size" (if at all).
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comment Why are there so many CSS properties which are essentially the same?
@ParthianShot - what library authors? Browser creators want to support the latest and greatest (thought their definitions of greatest vary).
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answered Why are there so many CSS properties which are essentially the same?
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comment Scrum vs. Agile vs. CMMI
Not really - it isn't useful to suggest something like that off-hand. And frankly? As a sole developer, you probably don't need to adhere to these - personally, I find that going that way as a sole developer is counter productive.
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comment Scrum vs. Agile vs. CMMI
Scrum, Agile and CMMI have nothing to do with source control. They are are software development methodologies that are most useful in a team.
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comment Word for author, of an add, edit, or delete?
This looks like it belongs on English Language & Usage rather than here.