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Started programming on a Control Data mainframe in FORTRAN IV, back when that was still a new thing. Was apparently quite masochistic, because I kept programming anyway. For that matter, I still do...

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answered Why do C++ and Java both use the notion of “reference” but not in the same sense?
Dec
10
answered How to do a clean refactoring of an If Else Code without leaving any free blocks?
Nov
9
answered Earliest use of Comments as Semantically Meaningful Things in a Program?
Aug
19
answered Is an atomic action supposed to be deterministic?
Aug
10
answered Does a programming language increase/decrease value?
Aug
7
answered First of the The Ten Commandments for C++ Programmers by Steve Oualline correctly transcribed?
Jul
17
answered How to provide a ubiquitous object without including it in every parameter list
Jun
10
answered What makes Common Lisp “big”?
Apr
26
answered Why does Donald Knuth write TAOCP using assembly language?
Mar
7
answered Is memory management in programming becoming an irrelevant concern?
Jan
30
answered What is the point of using lists over vectors, in C++?
Jan
1
answered Why is using classic for loops as iterators in stl considered bad?
Dec
21
answered Does auto make C++ code harder to understand?
Nov
6
answered Is it possible (and practical) to search a string for arbitrary-length repeating patterns?
Nov
6
answered Pure Java web browser, is it practical?
Oct
15
answered Are there such thing as assembly SDK's?
Oct
4
answered Why don't computers store decimal numbers as a second whole number?
Aug
18
answered Analyzing Memory Usage: Java vs C++ Negligible?
Aug
18
answered Is STL implemented with OO?
Jul
30
answered Why can't the IT industry deliver large, faultless projects quickly as in other industries?