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awarded  Commentator
Jan
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comment What's your favourite quote about programming?
Yep greatest quote I think so far, especially since Carmack showed multiple times (Commander Keen, Wolfenstein, Doom, Quake, etc) how to do it :)
Jan
18
answered Do people in non-English-speaking countries code in English?
Dec
22
comment Is anything in programming truly evil?
I would vote for checked exceptions in Java :D
Dec
22
comment Is anything in programming truly evil?
Human stupidity is not finite according to Einstein.
Dec
22
comment Is there any reason to use C++ instead of C, Perl, Python, etc.?
I wonder about Exceptions, do they come with overhead?
Dec
22
comment Is there any reason to use C++ instead of C, Perl, Python, etc.?
Heh I found especially text processing painful compared to let's say Python..
Dec
22
comment Is there any reason to use C++ instead of C, Perl, Python, etc.?
Linus does kernel development what about other systems? The game industry seems to like C++, I wonder how many C++ features are actually used in games.
Dec
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Jul
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answered What is the single most effective thing you did to improve your programming skills?
Jul
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comment What is the single most effective thing you did to improve your programming skills?
> Forget everything I learned during the years I wasted with lowlevel timesinks like "C++" -1 for this, everything important (browser, os, office) is still written in C++
Jul
27
comment What is the single most effective thing you did to improve your programming skills?
Writing code for every single concept is interesting, I try to do this for every interesting algorithm I learn..
May
16
comment I'm graduating with a Computer Science degree but I don't feel like I know how to program
Disagreee Java code is much easier to debug than a complex C++ code
May
13
comment I'm graduating with a Computer Science degree but I don't feel like I know how to program
I would also like to mention that according to the dreyfus model it requires 10 years of diversified experience in a field to become an expert.. so unless it took you 10 years to finish your cs degree you should not bother too much ;) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dreyfus_model_of_skill_acquisition
May
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answered I'm graduating with a Computer Science degree but I don't feel like I know how to program