slim

Leamington Spa, United Kingdom

Age: 41

I'm a B2B Messaging developer. This involves Java, C,network protocols, databases and (for my sins) WebMethods.

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comment Tips on counting and playing odd time signatures
@AlexandreC. True. Spent a week in Crete. Interestingly most of the bazouki music on restaurant CD players was in "easy" time signatures, but when we had live musicians "work out the time signature" became an interesting game.
Oct
20
awarded Popular Question
Oct
20
comment How to make hollow box using two for loops
As well as descriptive variable names, I'd go a step further and recommend boolean isTopOrBottomRow(row,height) and boolean isEdgeColumn(column, width) methods. Good habits!
Oct
20
comment How to make hollow box using two for loops
Since OP is a beginner, let's encourage them to { bracket } one-line blocks. Tempted to edit the answer myself -- but it's more polite to suggests it, right?
Oct
16
awarded Popular Question
Oct
16
answered Multiple instanceof in a if statement
Oct
15
comment What type of strings to use for easier bending in fast solos?
Harder to bend accurately, and easier to bend by accident!
Oct
15
answered Pass function argument to callback function in Java
Oct
15
comment Luhn algorithm java
ericlippert.com/2014/03/05/how-to-debug-small-programs -- you should step through this running program with a debugger. I wonder whether tmp has the value you expect. "1".charAt(0) is not equal to 1. Try Integer.parseInt().
Oct
15
comment What pitches for singing "Movable Do"?
In A major, movable 'doh' is always A. A might be 440Hz, but isn't always -- see music.stackexchange.com/a/23303/1252
Oct
15
revised Putty command from Perl
added 199 characters in body
Oct
15
answered Putty command from Perl
Oct
14
answered Running the same program with 40 different 'identities' Vs. running 40 instances of the program. Pros and Cons?
Oct
14
comment What is the proper format when you provide each possible outcome in an if-else chain?
@user3144349 not in good code. If it gets to more than three lines, it should be extracted into another method.
Oct
13
awarded Nice Answer
Oct
2
comment Is the action of my guitar really high?
Depending on where you bought the guitar, you might have a case to ask them to fix the setup.
Oct
2
revised Is there a software/website to play notes on snare drums?
spelling of "rote"
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30
awarded Explainer
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30
awarded Explainer
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