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May
8
answered What's the idea behind naming classes with “Info” suffix, for example: “SomeClass” and “SomeClassInfo”?
May
7
answered Why is .compareTo() in an interface while .equals() is in a class in Java?
May
5
answered Is my usage of explicit casting operator reasonable or a bad hack?
May
4
answered Are header files actually good?
May
4
answered Why Java does not allow function definitions to be present outside of the class?
May
1
asked Have any C compilers ever *defined* `unsigned short x=-3; x*=x;` to yield anything other than 9
Apr
29
answered Is it okay to have objects that cast themselves, even if it pollutes the API of their subclasses?
Apr
20
answered When does it make sense to compile my own language to C code first?
Apr
9
answered Philosophy behind Undefined Behavior
Mar
28
answered What are the safety benefits of a type system?
Mar
23
answered Why is the hashCode method usage of HashSet not specified in the API?
Mar
20
answered Is it better to use preprocessor directive or if(constant) statement?
Mar
16
answered What is the reason of using an interface versus a generically constrained type
Mar
11
answered Why do schools teach arrays over List?
Mar
10
answered When are nonblocking read or receive operations useful?
Mar
4
answered Phrasing a requirement about filename encodings
Feb
27
answered Why are structs and classes separate concepts in C#?
Feb
20
answered Why is DRY important?
Feb
20
answered Why can't a compiler avoid importing a header file twice by its own?
Feb
20
answered Why languages that compile to C/C++ generate unreadable, cryptic code?