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20+ years of experience in IT with various platforms, languages, databases and industries.


Jan
21
revised Why is it said that a class represents an abstraction?
Tidied up the grammar a little
Jan
21
suggested approved edit on Why is it said that a class represents an abstraction?
Jan
21
answered Should a scrum team estimate time for the user stories during Sprint Planning, or before it?
Jan
20
comment How to make significant technical decisions given very little time
For sure - if it ticks the other boxes...
Jan
20
answered How to make significant technical decisions given very little time
Jan
16
revised Database performance comparison
Included a pertinent tag
Jan
16
suggested approved edit on Database performance comparison
Jan
15
revised Is there actually an advantage to using Win API calls for file access?
Included additional tags
Jan
15
suggested approved edit on Is there actually an advantage to using Win API calls for file access?
Jan
14
comment How to solve this problem of duplicate code with a design pattern
Design patterns are a means to an end - not the end in themselves. Trying to pick a design pattern so you can start programming is a classic case of cargo cult programming. You'd be far better off learning the patterns and then recognising them in your various problem domains.
Jan
12
revised What kind of applications are built using C
added 11 characters in body
Jan
12
answered What kind of applications are built using C
Jan
9
comment How does a developer code in anticipation of change?
Interestingly, I've just been reading about Lean Software Development which seems to cover much of what I myself have gleaned.
Jan
8
comment How are financial organizations planning for the degradation of old programming languages such as COBOL?
I suspect COBOL will outlive all of us...
Jan
8
comment How are financial organizations planning for the degradation of old programming languages such as COBOL?
Cool story bro - but in no way answered the question. Still, I liked it so +1... :-)
Jan
8
answered How does a developer code in anticipation of change?
Jan
6
answered Why is there little use of filesharing as compression (outside of libraries)?
Jan
5
comment What are 4th & 5th programming language generations? Are there more of them?
@Oded There appears to be general consensus as to what constitutes 1st, 2nd & 3rd generation languages, but beyond that, I agree - it does seem a little arbitrary...
Jan
5
comment What are 4th & 5th programming language generations? Are there more of them?
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Programming_language_generations
Dec
12
comment Is there something as a bug-free application?
@JuliaHayward Couldn't agree more. The end game here isn't zero defects - it is producing functional software that adds value in a timely fashion.