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reviewed Approve suggested edit on Why is polling accepted in web programming?
Jul
13
revised Converting a string to a function
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Jul
11
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Why does this method return 2 values if I only ask for one and there is no sort of conditional statement anywhere?
Jul
8
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Random number generation algorithm for human brains?
Jul
8
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Pointer indexing
Jul
8
comment Why isn't there a next operation on enums?
The first sentence of the question is, also, a definition of enums.
Jul
8
comment Why isn't there a next operation on enums?
I challenge your statement that a simple next operation would be sufficient (or even applicable) in most cases. Perhaps it's been applicable to in most of your cases so far, but keep in mind that software (and enums) can model any number of abstract concepts. This one comes to mind thedailywtf.com/Articles/What_Is_Truth_0x3f_.aspx.
Jul
8
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Why does Haskell's built in max function run faster than mine?
Jul
6
comment Automatically create or update object in database
Hi @Thomas, your question is interesting and I'm tempted to answer, but it would take me about 3 hours to articulate everything! Have a read of this: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multitier_architecture . Also, here's another hint: database.persons.exists(p)
Jul
6
reviewed Reject suggested edit on Testing gap between unit and integration: Integration in the Small, Component, Unit Integration Tests
Jul
4
revised Is serialization better done in instance methods or static methods
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Jul
3
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Reduce a list of IPv4 to lowest common CIDR
Jul
3
reviewed Approve suggested edit on What are use cases and advantages of pointers?
Jul
3
comment Select design pattern - user stage
Perhaps you're more interested in which architectural approach to use instead of which design patterns to use?
Jul
2
awarded Curious
Jun
25
accepted Are there flavours of OOP where some or all of the SOLID principles are antithetical to clean code?
Jun
24
reviewed Approve suggested edit on How to mentor a junior team member while remaining productive on your own projects?
Jun
23
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Difference between DevOps and Software Configuration Management
Jun
17
comment Format for getting clear directions on data paramters from users
Expose an API to query the database? This API could include some basic business logic so that the users get the data in the format they expect and not in the format its stored in.
Jun
11
revised Continuing to code on large projects
Removing some tags. The question isn't *about* the tags I removed, although the answer may *involve* them.
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