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bio website benhowdle.im
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seen Sep 29 at 15:41

Freelance software developer, working with Node.js, JavaScript and the whole front-end stack. Recently more and more excited by iOS and the new opportunities it brings.


Jan
25
comment Amount of man hours to write a social network
Really? What are you basing this on?
Jan
25
accepted What to legitimately charge clients for
Jan
25
accepted Detect a new tweet with any framework or language (desktop or web-based)
Jan
25
asked Amount of man hours to write a social network
Jan
20
comment What to legitimately charge clients for
No, but if he could replace my engine and then i ask him to give it Delorean style doors, would it not be understandable for him to brush up on his skills on that specific request?
Jan
20
asked What to legitimately charge clients for
Jan
20
comment Detect a new tweet with any framework or language (desktop or web-based)
oh ok, no problem. My only thought is that, if i only poll once a day its going to be a big mysql insert of all the signed up users tweets. Can you think of a more optimal solution?
Jan
20
comment Detect a new tweet with any framework or language (desktop or web-based)
Yes, i would get users to sign up, so it would only be certain users. I'd ideally be polling live and i'd like to detect if that user tweets
Jan
20
accepted Project size vs. Team size
Jan
20
asked Detect a new tweet with any framework or language (desktop or web-based)
Jan
19
comment Project size vs. Team size
Whats your advice on finding a coding buddy? I dont want to hire someone as such but team up with someone (like a partnership)
Jan
19
awarded  Scholar
Jan
19
accepted Motivation for programming in a specific language
Jan
19
accepted Most commonly forgotten thing to do when programming/web developing
Jan
19
accepted Naming conventions for variables
Jan
19
asked Project size vs. Team size
Jan
12
comment What is the single most effective thing you did to improve your programming skills?
yes, i watched his iPhone ones in a 2 day period and it really kicked off my iPhone dev!
Jan
12
answered What is the single most effective thing you did to improve your programming skills?
Jan
7
comment Most commonly forgotten thing to do when programming/web developing
Yes, but i know some people dont class writing basic HTML as "programming" so i thought i'd make it more obvious
Jan
7
comment Most commonly forgotten thing to do when programming/web developing
very witty.....