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Jan
23
revised When is it appropriate to make a separate function when there will only ever be a single call to said function?
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Jan
23
answered When is it appropriate to make a separate function when there will only ever be a single call to said function?
Jan
22
comment Is there a standard for use case specifications?
Customer, Administrator and Bank are too skinny.
Jan
22
comment Parallel hierarchies - partly same, partly different
@arnaud You have a point but at least there's a flexible design beforehand and OP's inheritance nightmare would be solved when you don't feel forced to extend. You extend some class if you want and not forced by a contrived hierarchy.
Jan
22
comment Parallel hierarchies - partly same, partly different
@arnaud what do you mean by "exponential interfaces"?
Jan
21
revised What are some standard design methods to add GUI to a command line app?
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Jan
20
revised Parallel hierarchies - partly same, partly different
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Jan
20
answered Parallel hierarchies - partly same, partly different
Jan
20
comment Parallel hierarchies - partly same, partly different
Do you have multiple inheritance?
Jan
20
comment Parallel hierarchies - partly same, partly different
What's a viewee? What does "parallel" mean as a noun (as opposed to an adjective)?
Jan
20
answered What are the differences between operating systems and computer systems?
Jan
20
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Jan
19
comment Is software innovation still primarily North American and European? Why, and for how much longer?
Japan has the disadvantage of being destroyed by Godzilla every now and then. Every time that happens they have to begin anew.
Jan
19
comment Is software innovation still primarily North American and European? Why, and for how much longer?
Don't forget russians invented Tetris.
Jan
19
comment Is software innovation still primarily North American and European? Why, and for how much longer?
Bruce Wayne and Tonny Stark, two of the greatest tech innovators of all time are american.
Jan
19
comment Is software innovation still primarily North American and European? Why, and for how much longer?
Intel and AMD design the chips that are mass-produced elsewhere.
Jan
19
comment Is software innovation still primarily North American and European? Why, and for how much longer?
The USA has built great infrastructure.
Jan
19
comment Is software innovation still primarily North American and European? Why, and for how much longer?
I remember having read Bill Gates saying that he couldn't have done what he did outside the USA because copyright laws protect innovators.
Jan
19
comment Is software innovation still primarily North American and European? Why, and for how much longer?
Great answer. Don't forget the genious who created bitcoin is purportedly japanese.
Jan
19
comment Is software innovation still primarily North American and European? Why, and for how much longer?
Might not be suitable for SE, but this is one question that had to asked nonetheless.