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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.


Feb
19
comment Is it fair to ask a team to start using CoffeeScript?
@user16764 "I'm thinking about looking at CoffeeScript" - it's all hypothetical at the moment!
Aug
26
comment Need for a framework
Yes, over the top.
Jun
25
comment Do backend developers care what their code looks like in the frontend?
good answer. This is what i thought may be the response.
Mar
3
comment Were they joking when they named PHP?
Why the change then?
Mar
1
comment Should managers prohibit programmers from using IM in office?
Yup we regularly use Skype IM
Mar
1
comment How are Programming Languages Designed?
I saw a question on here a while ago similiar to this and the most common answer was: dont. Writing your own answer is a major ballache.
Feb
28
comment Need for a framework
reassuring. thanks!
Feb
1
comment Python vs. Java for embedded wireless module
to datalog values to a webserver. It would read values from a rs232 serial port and GPIO and send the data over GPRS to a webserver periodically
Feb
1
comment Python vs. Java for embedded wireless module
cinterion.com/tc65t.html A Wireless module @anna :)
Jan
31
comment Does my JavaScript look big in this?
Was just interested in the options...
Jan
31
comment Does my JavaScript look big in this?
Absolutely, this question was more of a "I'm curious..." rather than "Help me..." :)
Jan
31
comment Does my JavaScript look big in this?
Nice hack for the character limit. There is no long way to say "No" is there? :)
Jan
28
comment How necessary is it to learn JavaScript before jQuery?
I slightly disagree, you dont have to understand Javascript syntax to understand jQuery, you maybe to have to understand javascript principles though
Jan
28
comment How necessary is it to learn JavaScript before jQuery?
Not if i hadnt looked at it :)
Jan
26
comment How important is to be able to write code like you would write prose
Cool Tyanna thats good to know!
Jan
26
comment How important is to be able to write code like you would write prose
Well you dont know do you? Could be a cruel interviewer?
Jan
26
comment Amount of man hours to write a social network
Peter Turner you are either extremely sarcastic and have a big humourous nature or you're an angry man! Ha :)
Jan
26
comment Amount of man hours to write a social network
Well Peter Turner, you make a fair point. A million upvotes to kicking Internet Explorer in the groin.
Jan
26
comment Amount of man hours to write a social network
I'm sure Mark Zuckerberg didnt get this sh*t when he said he wanted to make a better MySpace lol :)
Jan
26
comment Amount of man hours to write a social network
Renesis, thanks for this very helpful. I think i am going to start it and see what happens!