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bio website google.com/profiles/walkraft
location Sydney, Australia
age 27
visits member for 4 years, 2 months
seen Jul 16 at 5:37
  • Bachelor of Science (Adv Maths) with Honors in Computer Science from USYD
  • Programming C/C++/Java/Python/Objective C/C#/Javascript/PHP

Sep
24
comment What would you change about C# if you could?
@Lasse: I do intend to write my own language some day. I don't know if I'll ever actually end up doing it, but that is the reason why I asked this question. I am interested in how C# could have been done better
Sep
22
comment Killer semi-unique programming language features
Auto-properties are very common these days. Python, Objective-C...
Sep
22
comment Killer semi-unique programming language features
-1: Not semi-unique
Sep
22
comment Killer semi-unique programming language features
You can cast to object in a lot of languages. Main problem is that many languages separate primitives and objects
Sep
22
comment Killer semi-unique programming language features
Very similar to extension methods in C#
Sep
22
comment Why are there so few female programmers?
+1 for equal opportunity and not 50/50 split. A large part of the difference is because females choose other career paths
Sep
22
comment Why are there so few female programmers?
I have noticed that the gender ratio does seem much more balanced among international students than among locals in Australia
Sep
21
awarded  Nice Question
Sep
18
comment Should I have a blog to be a better programmer?
I believe that blogging will make you a better programmer as it forces you bring different ideas that you have into a coherent form
Sep
16
asked What is your opinion of C++ Frequently Questioned Answers?
Sep
16
awarded  Nice Question
Sep
15
comment What is the development process like at Google?
One thing I do know is that they publicly release their style guides
Sep
15
asked What is the development process like at Google?
Sep
13
comment Should certain math classes be required for a Computer Science degree?
Computer graphics requires quite advanced maths
Sep
13
comment Which are the topics in Mathematics that a developer should absolutely know?
These questions are different
Sep
12
accepted How important are daily builds?
Sep
12
asked How important are daily builds?
Sep
12
comment What do you think about the Joel Test?
Isn't 3 already in the list?
Sep
11
asked What would you change about C# if you could?
Sep
11
asked What are the key points of Code Complete?