George Stocker

Springfield, VA

georgestocker.com

Age: 33

I'm a Software Developer. I use the best language for the job. I talk about software, programming, and usability on my blog.


What I'm Good at:
  • Communicating
  • Creating awesome software that delivers value
  • Self-aggrandizing sentences (like these).

How to Reach me
Catch me on twitter or Linked In. If you want to see what I've done, check my CV.

3h
comment C:/Fakepath/icon.png??? It's not fake
You don't have access to the file system in JavaScript for most browsers. It's a security feature.
5h
comment Parse is not saving
There are a few issues with your question: You don't specify what errors you get from the Parse webserver; are they 500s? 403s? 401? 404? 409? And you don't specify what the payload looks like, nor when this started happening. Nor could we use anything you've given us to try to get it to work; so without more from you, there isn't much we can do.
7h
comment Checkboxes on Job Search use an "AND" criteria instead of "OR" criteria
That's the problem. Checking both doesn't return all jobs that offers either; it returns all jobs that offer both.
23h
comment Dear Meta, why are you sacralizing** all answers?
I have no idea what you're asking; and reading through it it feels like you're asking too much (or trying to pack too much of a point) into this question. If you slim it down a bit (or make it easier to follow logically), you'll probably end up with a better discussion.
1d
comment Architecture of UWP Windows 10 application
"How should I do <task x>? questions are off topic because we don't have nearly enough contextual data to be able to make a reasoned decision; you're the only one that has that. All choices come with trade-offs; and Stack Overflow isn't the place to ask those sorts of questions. Slant.co seems to be though.
1d
comment FFT to acquire frequency of a recording in C
"I can't go on, any help" is way too broad for us. What are you trying to do; what is wrong (what error do you get, what behavior do you get that you don't expect), what behavior do you expect, what are your inputs, and what are your expected outputs vs. actual? "Here's this code I copied, fix it for me" is not a question that any one else will ever look for. Ever.
1d
comment Shortest code to cycle through RGB LEDs
@PeterTaylor There are a few incorrect things there; we don't care about how long the user spends doing something. They could spend all eternity; we're not dividing by 500ms because each LED stays active for 1 second; so you have a potential of 2 seconds (or 1.5 seconds, depending) where the state could be active; "take value modulo 8" and the '8 hardcoded outputs' matter; part of the program is the most efficient way to write those hardcoded values to their output (in this case, the LED).
2d
comment Shortest code to cycle through RGB LEDs
@PeterTaylor I'm still not sure what you want out of me here. I'd love to edit it to fit whatever you find unclear; but we have a disconnect.
2d
awarded Great Answer
2d
comment Realtek 8192eu driver on Raspberry Pi (Xbian)
Why are you asking a question about the Raspberry Pi on a programming site? we do have a raspberrypi.stackexchange.com if you'd like to ask it there.
2d
comment Raspberry Pi Sometimes Slow
Why are you asking a question about the Raspberry Pi on a programming site? we do have a raspberrypi.stackexchange.com if you'd like to ask it there.
2d
awarded Necromancer
Feb
6
comment How to update the $httpbackend's routes dynamically?
Your actual question does not match your title at all.
Feb
5
comment We need "too localized" back as a close reason, if only for regex questions and nothing else!
The funny thing about these questions is people ask them particularly badly; if you can ask a regex question well, you should be able to do pretty well on Stack Overflow. More reason why we should change how titles are done: meta.stackexchange.com/q/196744/16587
Feb
5
comment Shortest code to cycle through RGB LEDs
@ThomasKwa Yes.
Feb
5
comment Shortest code to cycle through RGB LEDs
@ThomasKwa To throw more of a challenge in there and to accurately reflect what would happen for a user. As far as the colors; those are chosen because they there is some variability there; you can't just do bitwise manipulation of a specific amount each time. I will probably add my solution; but since I'm not a code-golfer generally, it'd probably be mocked mercilessly.
Feb
5
comment Request for good examples of heavily downvoted answers that are worth keeping on the site
My downvote is because if the purpose of this is to somehow say "See? We won't hurt anything, we should just Roomba answers"; I disagree with doing that.
Feb
5
comment Shortest code to cycle through RGB LEDs
@PeterTaylor edited.
Feb
5
revised Shortest code to cycle through RGB LEDs
added 51 characters in body
Feb
5
comment Why is this question protected?
It's legit; there are multiple answers that were spam. I'm cool with it being protected.
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