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awarded  Notable Question
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awarded  Good Question
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awarded  Popular Question
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awarded  Yearling
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awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
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answered Understanding how Code works is the way to actually 'Learn' programming, right?
Jan
22
comment I don't know C. And why should I learn it?
@Fred: I like that
Jan
20
comment Sales Manager: “Why is time-estimation so complex?”
Ask him to estimate exactly how much he's going to sell for the next year and why it's complicated to do so.
Dec
28
comment I don't know C. And why should I learn it?
Web app, sorry...specifically CRUD applications with a database backend. You're more likely to find a bug with the Oracle database than in the .Net compiler, and there's not much you can/should do that about besides file a bug report.
Dec
28
accepted Web Usage Policies at “Best Companies to Work For”
Dec
28
comment I don't know C. And why should I learn it?
I'm still not seeing a good reason why you really and truly know need to how the computer works to write a webpage other than "someday you might need to know*.
Dec
28
comment I don't know C. And why should I learn it?
Because standard library and function names make me, as a higher level developer, want to kill myself?
Dec
14
comment What's the “normal” range for typing speed for developers?
I'd prefer my IDE to type as much as possible for me (auto-complete, great refactorings, etc)
Nov
23
answered Is big-O really that relevant when working in industry?
Nov
22
comment Will high reputation in Stack Overflow help to get a good job?
I got most of my rep from a [stupid answer][1]. I spend a lot of time answering old questions that never get voted up though, so I think it works itself out. [1]: stackoverflow.com/questions/1003841/…
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22
awarded  Commentator
Nov
22
comment Why is it so hard to get people to pay for software?
Then why is there so much freeware being created?
Nov
22
comment Why is it so hard to get people to pay for software?
@Erik: Obviously the creator wants you pay the asking price, but the subject of the question is the people doing the taking, not the creator.
Nov
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comment Web Usage Policies at “Best Companies to Work For”
If they aren't meeting their expected productivity goals because they're browsing all day, they should be reprimanded. IMO there's no reason to spoil it for everyone.