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Dec
16
comment Databases or Tables for mobile apps
@CaliTechGuy it sounds like one table for the pinned entries would work, but it would depend on the specifics of what needed to be tracked for the different types, so you might need multiple tables. Multiple databases seem completely unnecessary based on what you've presented here. (but make sure the both of you are using the same terminology for things).
Dec
16
comment Databases or Tables for mobile apps
@CaliTechGuy you really need to be more specific with your question. How are you defining 'map entry'? At what scale are you working? etc.
Dec
15
comment Breadcrumbs Across Whole Site
What have you tried so far?
Dec
15
comment Storing 5000 elements on client side in a web application
I don't know why he'd use the term 'element' to describe that. But yes, it sounds like he was after HTML storage. I think your first instinct of 'why' you'd want to store that much client side was also a good one.
Dec
15
comment Storing 5000 elements on client side in a web application
Was a definition given for what an 'element' is supposed to be? I don't think you did anything wrong, the question is particularly vague.
Dec
11
comment How do I tell my boss that their custom cms is terribly inefficient?
This question appears to be off-topic because it seems to be an interpersonal matter at the workplace.
Dec
11
comment Best approach for storing huge data
@Jules sure, no problem :-)
Dec
11
comment Querying all data vs required data
It a fairly different question from that.
Dec
11
comment Designing a scalable schema for college database
@Jules "Dynamically creating tables is almost never the right answer" <--- that should be first sentence uttered by every professor at the start of every class on databases.
Dec
10
comment Company decides standard language for all development, or coder can pick their own standard…so that is the standard? What is the norm?
What's an "OO" environment?
Dec
8
comment What is the best way to format complex SQL queries in Node?
if you got rid of the back-tick quotes around everything it'd be a world easier to read.
Dec
8
comment What do you call classes that do arbitrary work in your project?
@MichałKosmulski Which is why I said it depends on the language. There is no language tag on the question. It would not be uncommon to have a file full of functions in a Pascal file, for example. In Java it'd be superfluous, but in other languages not so much.
Dec
7
comment Historical precedent for why Prolog is less popular than SQL in Imperative Programming?
Maybe I'm missing something, but I think the answer here is 'people use SQL because that's what the databases support'.
Dec
7
comment What do you call classes that do arbitrary work in your project?
I think he's just asking for a naming convention. Usually if I add anything to the name its just 'Class'. So the class would be called 'Forum' or 'ForumClass', depending on the language begin used.
Dec
5
comment Why aren't there code overviews for open-source projects?
@fiatjaf What I said and what you said are not mutually exclusive. There are a lot of well documented projects. But most projects aren't documented for the reason I stated.
Dec
1
comment Why aren't there code overviews for open-source projects?
Most open source contributors are not paid to contribute, and they are going to do what they find most rewarding to do during their limited free time - that would be coding, not writing docs.
Nov
28
comment It is safe to accept money for open source software that you've written?
If you do accept money for it (and I fail to see any reason not to), just make sure its via paypal or something similar. I would not recommend accepting paper checks, or handing out your bank acct info.
Nov
27
comment How much time do programmers spend each day coding?
If by coding you mean actually banging out code, maybe 20% of the day would be a long-term average for me. It really depends on the stage of the project. Sometimes it can be weeks without writing any substantial code.
Nov
26
comment How can I sell my boss on Python+Django instead of PHP+a different framework?
@NoBugs I'm sure that would be a great argument if the OP wasn't building a website. But the point seems moot because this is an almost 3 year old, closed question. I'm sure the project has long since been finished anyways, whichever language they went with.
Nov
24
comment Why is the use of JavaScript in HREF attributes discouraged?
You should cite some sources to validate the premise of your post. Otherwise you're into blog rant territory.