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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
18
reviewed Approve suggested edit on When Rob Pike says “Go is about composition”, what exactly does he mean?
Jul
18
comment When Rob Pike says “Go is about composition”, what exactly does he mean?
I'm curious, I do that in C++ (prefer composition). Does go provide features that help me compose when in Java/C++ I would have to inherit?
Jul
18
comment Whats the difference between an interpreted language and one compiled to a VM?
+1 ah yes very good point about JIT.
Jul
18
asked Whats the difference between an interpreted language and one compiled to a VM?
Jul
2
awarded  Nice Answer
Jun
21
comment General programming techniques to speed up coding time
I would guess that the techniques you use in a coding competition may have nothing to do with the techniques you'd use at a real job.
Jun
9
awarded  Notable Question
Jun
6
comment Why are there so many string classes in the face of std::string?
I thought iostreams were C++s big embarrassment...
May
16
comment Should a class without instance variables be considered a class?
Yeah I don't know why people are allergic to stand-alone functions.
May
11
answered C++11 includes std::stoi, why not std::itos?
May
11
asked C++11 includes std::stoi, why not std::itos?
May
11
comment C++ “under the hood” books for advanced readers?
See here stackoverflow.com/questions/388242/…
May
3
awarded  Nice Answer
Apr
23
awarded  Popular Question
Apr
19
comment Virtual Machines And Unit/Integration Testing Web Application
What level are your unit tests intended to test? Are they really testing the entire webapp? Or are you testing individual components of your code?
Apr
18
awarded  Good Question
Apr
17
awarded  Nice Question
Apr
17
asked How can one best avoid writing bloated GUI code?
Apr
16
comment C++ - Best way to have a central data repository
Can this data just be stored in a database?
Apr
15
revised How important are UML diagrams for a successful project?
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