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awarded  Nice Answer
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answered What are effective interview questions?
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comment What are effective interview questions?
I find this to be quite an inefficent approach. You end up having to constantly dig into which bits of the project the candidate actually worked on and which bits they just had to tell you about so you could understand the design decisions they actually made. It also means that with some unlucky candidates you have to constantly ask, "well, if you weren't forced by your employer to do it that way, how would you have done it?".
Oct
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answered “Overtime is part of the job” true but a bad attitude?
Oct
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answered Methodologies of a high class development team
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comment Which things instantly ring alarm bells when looking at code?
Or if your langauge is powerful enough, define a type that does not allow negative values?
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comment Which things instantly ring alarm bells when looking at code?
This may be pedantic, but I think it matters what average you pick. As I understand it, 50% of the world's population is below the median intelligence (by definition); but other averages do not work the same way. For example take the population (1, 1, 1, 5) which has an arithmetic mean of 2.
Oct
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answered Is it right to appraise Scrum members according to number of successful user stories completed?
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answered Which comments instantly ring alarm bells when a programmer says them?
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comment Is paper indispensable in a programmer's everyday work?
we have an electronic whiteboard that can save what has been drawn to PDF (and some other formats)
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answered Are code reviews necessary for junior developers?
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answered Is a programmer supposed to be self-sufficient?
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answered What are your initial three steps when you are first presented with a software problem?
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answered Graduate expectations versus reality
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answered What are the best documentation patterns?
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answered I want to start using TDD. Any tips for a beginner?
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answered Software development books are useful, but when to find the time to read them?