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I'm a profesional software developer using Java (and a little bit of Scala).


Jan
16
answered Can branching ever be considered a bad practice?
Jan
16
comment How to increase the efficiency of an Immutable Queue in java?
I think the best way to start is to use a profiler and check where the class is slow.
Jan
15
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Jan
9
awarded  Commentator
Jan
9
comment Difference between daemon and child thread?
@Anjani No, a daemon-thread may have any priority as a non-daemon-thread. The priority is an orthogonal concept in Java.
Jan
9
answered Difference between daemon and child thread?
Jan
9
comment Difference between daemon and child thread?
What programming language/OS are you referring to? This is important to give an answer.
Jan
8
revised Are exceptions an OOP concept?
corrected spelling
Jan
8
comment Are exceptions an OOP concept?
As far as I know exception handling is older than ADA83 therefore ADA in itself is a non-OO with exception handling.
Jan
8
answered Are exceptions an OOP concept?
Dec
21
answered Would using Quercus make my code fall under the GPL?
Dec
12
comment Is there a well grounded theory on backward and forward compatibility of formats, languages, grammars and vocabularies?
I don't know your answer but why is it weak if a specification says 'Don't do this'?
Nov
27
awarded  Critic
Nov
26
comment systems/software engineering design process
I think here is a misunderstanding. Use agile development if you like it. To plan a development project using a waterfall is much more difficult. Try using an agile method and go further step by step during development. After a while it will be continuous.
Nov
26
answered systems/software engineering design process
Nov
25
comment Is it appropriate to run a complex enterprise-system configuration and migration project in a similar way to a Scrum development project?
@AndyM That is exactly what I meant. So the users can work continuous...
Nov
24
comment Is it appropriate to run a complex enterprise-system configuration and migration project in a similar way to a Scrum development project?
"It seems..." does not say it is so. The advantage is that you have steady results which can be evaluated. Also you can make better estimates after each sprint. In most cases SCRUM is faster but that is not a law...
Nov
24
answered Is it appropriate to run a complex enterprise-system configuration and migration project in a similar way to a Scrum development project?
Nov
23
awarded  Editor
Nov
23
revised Designing a plug-in system
Extended answer to be more precise