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Jul
30
reviewed Approve Client-side coding: How to prevent malicious use?
Jul
30
answered How to avoid reinventing the wheel when using complex frameworks?
Jul
30
reviewed Reject Is it necessary to memorize every line of code when it comes to game development?
Jul
29
comment What are the most appropriate algorithms for downscaling images extremely while maintaining recognition?
@violet what stops you from converting the larger image to a vector image?
Jul
28
reviewed Reject Design pattern for a multi-threaded URL fetcher in java
Jul
28
reviewed Approve In a REST service project, where should we put code that calls a third party REST API?
Jul
27
accepted Why would programmers ignore ISO standards?
Jul
26
reviewed Approve Why is polling accepted in web programming?
Jul
26
comment Why would programmers ignore ISO standards?
I'm not familiar with Oracle, but when using SQL Server or MySQL I too of course use their respective date datatypes when storing dates. But when writing queries with dates, they both recognize yyyymmdd very well where it's hit or miss when you use a locale date.
Jul
26
awarded  Nice Question
Jul
25
awarded  Notable Question
Jul
25
awarded  Popular Question
Jul
25
comment Why would programmers ignore ISO standards?
ISO allows for basic and extended format, both of these are fully compliant.
Jul
25
comment Why would programmers ignore ISO standards?
The ISO8601 standard allows both the YYYY-MM-DD and YYYYMMDD formats for complete calendar date representations.
Jul
25
reviewed Reject Design pattern for a multi-threaded URL fetcher in java
Jul
25
comment Why would programmers ignore ISO standards?
Using the iso is not so much about localization but about standardization.
Jul
25
reviewed Approve Why would programmers ignore ISO standards?
Jul
25
comment Why would programmers ignore ISO standards?
@Jeff because some people re-inventing the wheel make incredibly bad choices: like using the country calling code as a unique identifier for a country: some codes belong to more then one country and some countries have more then one code.
Jul
25
reviewed Approve what is a language specification?
Jul
25
reviewed Approve I need a JavaScript runtime environment