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Nov
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comment What are good keyboards for programming?
@Caleb: Not to worry, they also sell a version with qwerty key caps.
Nov
28
comment What are good keyboards for programming?
I used to have one of these. It was great until I had to do something on another machine that didn't have it.
Oct
28
comment vim (or other text editor) ability as a metric for potential tech job candidates
As a longtime user of vim, I can tell you that advanced vim usage is programming. For example, the command to replace foo with bar in starting from the next line starting with the word "begin" through the next line starting with the word "end" could be copied and pasted into a sed script.
Oct
20
comment How can I learn old school know how
@Skeith: You may want to look at gigamonkeys.com/book.
Oct
20
answered How can I learn old school know how
Oct
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awarded  Yearling
Oct
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comment Is hungarian notation a workaround for languages with insufficiently-expressive (i.e. Haskell-style) static typing?
Editors capable of searching for sCustomer without picking up sCustomerName (vi and emacs are 2 examples) have existed since the 70's.
Sep
27
comment How should someone used to FP thinking read imperative code?
Would you rather have no comments or inaccurate comments? I'm sure comments wouldn't age well under the conditions you mention.
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awarded  Nice Answer
Aug
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comment Java without implementation inheritance
The lack of implementation inheritance was one of my biggest complaints about having to work with VB6.
Aug
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comment Is there a language more general than Lisp?
Factor's also worth a look, as it has good support for functional programming.
Jul
25
comment How to evaluate how well one knows functional programming
@Federico: your comment would make a very good answer if more detail was added.
Jul
22
reviewed Approve When to confront a good project leader or boss
Jul
18
comment Handling Coding Standards at Work (I'm not the boss)
Why don't you like your manager's solution of formatting the code when it gets pushed to source control?
Jul
10
comment Completing a project successfully despite hostile management?
@Oak: So what is a good enough answer given the situation? Also, I've had coworkers get job offers and leave after a few months, so I don't think all employers have the 2-3 year standard.