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Author of Taming Search

Solr/Elasticsearch Consultant at Opensource Connections.

I'm a search developer that loves reading code on the beach! I program in C, C++, Java, Javascript, Python, and Php. Lucene is my favorite piece of code.

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


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answered How do you structure unit tests for multiple objects that exhibit the same behavior?
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answered If a language changes quickly, is this considered a good thing?
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answered How to cope with the problem of (compiling) a large code base?
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answered Why is DRY important?
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answered How to best approach planning and budgeting of software performance optimization efforts?
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answered Does scrum have any merit in defense contracting?
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answered What is the proper response to lousy error message?
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answered As a programmer, should I know low and high-level programming languages?
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answered How Do Computers Work?
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answered What responses disqualify a candidate from hiring during the interview?
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answered Outsourcing Quality Assurance and Testing
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asked “Pythonic” equivalent term for code written in modern C++ style?
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asked When do you not give help to less experienced programmers?
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answered What do great APIs have in common?
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answered Must strong developers carry the weight of the world on their shoulders?
Mar
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answered Should I learn a web framework(python)?
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asked Keeping a project alive with a “skeleton crew”? Bad/good idea?
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answered Most underestimated programming tool
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answered How do you classify bug severity?