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May
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comment Software License: Open Source, but no distribution (for free or for profit)
"I suggest you stop trying to craft a overly protective license": it's his work, he doesn't have to share it if he doesn't want to.
May
24
comment How do you tell if advice from a senior developer is bad?
Are you sure you're objective? It sounds like you're sympathizing with the senior.
May
24
comment How do you tell if advice from a senior developer is bad?
@Martin: Or the senior's advice was really bad.
Apr
26
answered How can I get free artwork for my free software?
Apr
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comment Is programming in Python faster than in C, C++ or Java?
You might be interested in this article: citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/…
Mar
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answered Ever taught yourself drawing/art skills?
Feb
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comment Self Documenting Code Vs. Commented Code
@Matt: If the definition really is GetFileExtension($image_name), I would expect it to do something at least vaguely related to images. Why wouldn't it be called GetFileExtension($file_name), if it didn't check the type?
Feb
24
revised Self Documenting Code Vs. Commented Code
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Feb
24
answered Self Documenting Code Vs. Commented Code
Feb
23
comment Is it possible to measure if someone is a 'good' programmer?
"yet everyone on the team knows who they are": I seriously doubt your "prima donna" knows they're a prima donna. It really sounds like your personnal opinion about your colleagues to me, not at all like a measure done by the team as a whole.
Feb
18
answered Am I making the right decision to take Information technology/system as my course in college?
Feb
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comment How to tell your boss that his programming style is really bad?
@Frustrated: even when programming is done in French it's considered bad style to use accented letters in variables or methods names.
Feb
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answered experience: coding on netbooks
Feb
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awarded  Civic Duty
Feb
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comment What should I know about C++?
Oh, alright, thank you for clarifying.
Feb
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comment What should I know about C++?
Thanks for the advices. I don't really get why I should avoid writing object-oriented code, though; or did you mean some parts of OOP specifically?
Feb
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comment What should I know about C++?
I've started reading Effective C++, and it really does help a lot. Thank you !
Feb
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accepted What should I know about C++?
Feb
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comment What should I know about C++?
None yet. I was looking for good books too, but I've found too many of them and now I don't know where to start (stackoverflow.com/questions/388242/…)