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Jan
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answered What's the best way to avoid catastrophe caused by negligence?
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comment What's the best way to avoid catastrophe caused by negligence?
I have asked a very similar question on Academia and CogSci. Mine was phrased in the context of performing lab experiments, but should be very readily applicable to programming.
Jan
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accepted Is there some sort of systematic strategy for designing and implementing GUIs?
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comment Is there some sort of systematic strategy for designing and implementing GUIs?
@hstoerr But it would be hard to get the layout to work. A lot of the buttons would overlap.
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asked Is there some sort of systematic strategy for designing and implementing GUIs?
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revised Is there ever a reason to use an array when lists are available?
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comment Japanese Multiplication simulation - is a program actually capable of improving calculation speed?
Your algorithm is basically a way of simulating a mechanical computer on paper. If it was faster to do multiplication this way, processor architects would already lay out their circuits using it.
Mar
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comment How do you know when to stop adding features?
So what do you do if you fail to meet your own deadline on a personal project?
Mar
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comment How to address, “Is anyone even using this feature?” questions
You are doing it wrong if the only time you worry about useless features is when it lets you shirk on coding working patches. If you leave this decision until the feature blocks your code, there is a conflict of interest. You would be putting the cart before the horse. Features are determined at the design phase, before you start coding. If you feel like the original design is obsolete, stop coding, redesign, rewrite the spec, and then code without doubting if "anyone is still using this feature".
Feb
27
comment What should I do when I've already waited too long between commits?
@durron597 I disagree, I think this is different from #3. Regarding 149 lines, how much do you value a clean commit history? Is it worth spending half a day on? Anyway, it's not like the other methods won't require figuring out which line should be in which commit, so you will have to go through the 149 lines either way. The difference in time will be small.
Feb
27
answered What should I do when I've already waited too long between commits?