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aka Shawn

  • SQL Server Developer/DBA
  • MySQL Developer
  • British expat
  • Code monkey

Jan
9
answered Code while standing
Dec
30
answered Writing programs without graphical IDE
Dec
27
comment Should every member of a team use the same IDE?
-2 downvotes, no comments. Cowards.
Dec
24
answered Should every member of a team use the same IDE?
Dec
22
revised Are SMART goals useful for programmers?
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Dec
22
comment Are SMART goals useful for programmers?
Good piece, but not related to SMART...
Dec
22
answered Are SMART goals useful for programmers?
Dec
14
awarded  Enthusiast
Dec
11
comment What popular “best practices” are not always best, and why?
@Joey Adams: SQL Server too
Nov
30
awarded  Nice Answer
Nov
29
comment Will high reputation in Stack Overflow help to get a good job?
@Paul McMillan, @Orbling: Any muppet who sports MS certs for a non-MS job deserves what they get. Ditto some Oracle certified bod pitching for a SQL Server role... MS Certs was an example of course in case you're wondering
Nov
23
comment Will high reputation in Stack Overflow help to get a good job?
@Paul McMillan: I wouldn't expect MS Certs to help in a non MS shop :-)
Nov
23
revised Would you hire programmers without a 4-year college degree?
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Nov
23
answered Would you hire programmers without a 4-year college degree?
Nov
23
answered How do you typically become chief software engineer in a company?
Nov
21
comment Will high reputation in Stack Overflow help to get a good job?
@Pierre 303: I can get a job on my good looks alone :-)
Nov
21
answered Will high reputation in Stack Overflow help to get a good job?
Nov
19
comment Web Usage Policies at “Best Companies to Work For”
Some folk don't have self restraint. Lowest common denominator wins. I'd be miffed if my coworker was on Facebook all day. The same arguamtn could apply to developer production access: I know I'd be careful but generally developers can't be trusted
Nov
19
answered Is knowing .NET only enough for a successful career in IT industry?
Nov
16
answered When is it better to offload work to the RDBMS rather than to do it in code?