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I program professionally, and I try to know what I'm doing. "Try" being the operative word.


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Jul
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comment How can I write a set of functions that can be invoked from (almost) any programming language?
+1 'cause it's an interesting question - but your question would be improved by saying why you want to do this. What are your goals?
Jul
19
comment Learn programming backwards, or “so I failed the FizzBuzz test. Now what?”
I interview people, and I ask similar questions. I've had people come in who didn't know the modulus operator. The good ones wrote the loops, called a IsDivisibleByThree(int n) method, then tried to write that seperately. Some came up with a working solution without it. I'd then show them mod, see if they can use it. Points being, A) there's more than one way to skin a cat, B) If you're practicing, not knowing the answers teaches you more, so that's okay, C) When it counts, solve the problem be any means neccessary.
Jul
19
answered Is it worth moving from Microsoft tech to Linux, NodeJS & other open source frameworks to save money for a start-up?
Jul
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comment Is it worth moving from Microsoft tech to Linux, NodeJS & other open source frameworks to save money for a start-up?
Have you investigated Mono? C# and most of the framework, on Linux. I haven't used it in anger, it's just a thought.
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