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Search and Big Data Architect at Opensource Connections.

I program in C, C++, Java, Javascript, Python, and Php.

PS The gravatar is me in a Snuggie reading the Pragmatic Programmer w/ the complimentary map light :)


Jul
14
awarded  Enlightened
Jul
14
awarded  Nice Answer
Jul
12
revised How do sockets work over wireless connections?
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Jul
12
answered How do sockets work over wireless connections?
Jul
8
comment Does ES6 help grow the Ecmascript standard library?
thats all good stuff, I was kind of hoping to start seeing more build out of a standard tools like python's std lib. I'm just imagining how much bandwidth is used to transfer stuff that should just be there
Jul
8
asked Does ES6 help grow the Ecmascript standard library?
Jun
18
awarded  Great Answer
Jun
10
answered Relationship between TDD and Software Architecture/Design
May
4
awarded  Notable Question
Apr
10
comment What made BASIC profitable?
Why the downvote? I honestly think this is a rather profound question and points to important trends in programming history.
Apr
10
comment What made BASIC profitable?
one thought, back in the day the stack (OS, shell, langs, etc) on a machine was very vendor-specific and niche. We live in a world where we can install Linux on any hardware and have instant access to decades of open source software.
Mar
4
answered fast n-gram access data structure
Feb
28
revised Why might I switch from ASP MVC to Node/Express?
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Feb
28
revised Why might I switch from ASP MVC to Node/Express?
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Feb
28
answered Why might I switch from ASP MVC to Node/Express?
Feb
25
comment How to address the concerns of the software architect but still maintain collective code ownership?
Not entirely invalid, large teams probably require more ownership and specialization. However this can devolve into turf wars and politics with l the wrong culture.
Feb
4
comment What is expected from a programmer as an intern?
totally... I wouldn't hire somebody for a pointless role. But whatever their role is they shouldn't be on their own having a bad time on a critical project.
Feb
4
answered What is expected from a programmer as an intern?
Dec
21
comment Quickest way to split a delimited String in Java
I'd consider looking at lucene's tokenizers. Lucene can be used as just a powerful text analysis library that performs well for both simple and complex tasks
Dec
2
comment Internal-use websites: Is there a compelling case against SQLite?
How is sqllite with features like replication etc that could be useful for backups etc? In SQLlite I get the impression that the app owns the db. Can you run admin scripts, etc while your app is up?