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Nov
11
comment How Do I interview Front-End Web Developers?
"Ask them about why modal dialogs are bad". Demanding the candidates adhere to a certain dogma is whats bad. What if they happen to disagree? Do you want robots, or people who are willing to think outside the box? Asking them when they would or would not use modal dialogs is a lot less preachy, and probably a lot more productive.
Nov
8
answered Interacting With Data Using Multiple Databases/Servers
Nov
8
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Nov
8
revised Good techniques to speed up database execution
clarified that EXPLAIN is a MySQL command, not a program
Nov
7
answered Good techniques to speed up database execution
Nov
4
answered How to add image support to client-server database application?
Nov
3
answered University teaches DOS-style C++, how to deal with it
Oct
29
comment Should fresh grads join startups keeping in mind the future?
+1 for pointing out that large companies arent necessarily risk free.
Oct
25
comment How can I protect a java app to be deployed in the google chrome app market?
This is one of those times where you should probably wait until you actually have the problem before wasting time trying to fix it.
Oct
21
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Oct
21
answered Definition of a Software bug. Blizzard Entertainment insists that my “bug” is not a bug at all. Are they right?
Oct
20
comment When do you drop old technologies from your resume?
LOL, my writing does have that effect on people!
Oct
20
answered Deploy multiple emails to email providers, but without showing favouritism
Oct
20
answered When do you drop old technologies from your resume?
Oct
18
comment Why has C prevailed over Pascal?
I think SK-logic is probably right. My understanding about why MS switched to C from Pascal very early on was because it was easier to find C programmers - due largely, I suspect - because Unix was taking hold in universities.
Oct
18
comment Purely technical reasons for PHP as a first choice?
@JoelFan, here's one - adding server side generated content to an existing static html file under linux. PHP would far and away be the best language to use in that situation for purely 'technical' reasons.
Oct
18
comment Why has C prevailed over Pascal?
@MetalMikester, thats some Grade A truth right there. They tossed aside the small, independent developers while chasing the 'big money' in corporate sales. And unfortunately, there's still some of that left, even with new owners.
Oct
17
answered Need advice on which route I should take for porting app from Android to iOS
Oct
16
comment Is there such a thing as a “when” statement?
Its not very clear what you mean by 'whenever a condition is met'. Are you talking about a test as program flow hits a line, or something that knows when some other condition is reached and reacts? (ie, events)
Oct
13
answered working on open source project is bad from a programmer view?