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Dec
22
comment How did JavaScript become popular?
@Mathnerd314 It's not so much the piggybacking as it was the only real language for a new frontier of computing, just as C was for Unix. Anyone who wanted a dynamic front-end was required to use JavaScript.
Dec
21
comment using GNU GPL v2 software as pointers to solution to problem
@David Yes, ask permission of the original author if in doubt. And keep the email!
Dec
21
comment using GNU GPL v2 software as pointers to solution to problem
@Patrick If you release under the GPL, then you'll be within the spirit and letter of the license. Were you looking to release under something else?
Dec
21
answered using GNU GPL v2 software as pointers to solution to problem
Dec
21
comment What is language-agnosticism and why is it called that way?
I think it should really be called language polytheism since the belief is that there is more than one path to getting something done.
Dec
19
answered How can I transition to a job using the Microsoft stack?
Dec
18
answered How to find entry level positions in a new city
Dec
18
answered What are the real benefits of static code analysis?
Dec
18
answered What are useful metrics for source code?
Dec
13
comment Peer review for tests just like code reviews
I assume you're also placing your tests under revision control...
Dec
13
comment What is the best C++ interview question?
Agreed. Don't ask about syntax that can be looked-up on Google. Instead, have the candidate write an easy (though not trivial) function, preferably something that you've written in your own code at one point.
Dec
12
answered What's wrong with Erlang?
Dec
12
answered What list of database features/elements are necessary for a programmer to understand?
Dec
12
comment How to measure his own skill in a programming language?
The person who wrote this "matrix" is mostly trying to brag about himself and declare that everyone else should be just like him.
Dec
12
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Dec
10
answered Which management book would you recommend to read for a fresh Team Leader?
Dec
7
comment Is it getting harder to hire VB.NET developers?
Do you believe this is different from finding skilled developers in any other language?
Dec
7
comment What is the one bit of computer science theory I should know?
Theoretical Computer Science stackexchange confirms what everyone else here mentions: complexity, data structures and algorithms. cstheory.stackexchange.com/tags
Dec
7
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Dec
6
comment How would you introduce an agile methodology like scrum?
"I'm not very confident about Agile myself." Then why on earth would you want to introduce it?!