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...considered harmful > The Shopping Bag as Issues List (A Fable)

Posted 27 January 2016

Recently, e_i_pi discussed working for an organization that maintained issues list as a set of Sharepoint lists.

I wish I could say I was surprised by this, but it's all too common. An organization starts out thinking, well, we don't really need all that stuff, we can get away with writing them down on this old shopping bag, and...

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...considered harmful > Kaizen Diary: Introduction

Posted 14 October 2015

I work on a small team - three people - mostly focused on maintaining and improving the user portal for a large non-profit startup accelerator. It's an interesting codebase, with some interesting problems issues...

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...considered harmful > Kaizen Diary: Tickets For All Work

Posted 15 September 2015

Kaizen: Tickets For All Work (Sprint 6)
(an entry in the Kaizen Diary)

This was the first kaizen for our team that I have a record for. Right away, you can see that this is a team with some issues: the most important improvement we could come up with was that we follow one of the most standard pieces of developmental rigor, and require...

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...considered harmful > Some Notes On R: A Dialog

Posted 23 September 2014

When beginning R, the user should expect a number of gasps of disbelief, face-palm moments will not be uncommon, and occasionally the responsible programmer will be tempted to take the language out back and shoot it in the head.

I'll get much of this reaction out of the way for you in one line:

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...considered harmful > Java: "Why isn't my input inputting?"

Posted 22 May 2014

One of the most common beginner traps in Java is the behavior of the "convenience" methods of the Scanner class. The usual scenario is this: the assignment is to write code accepting inputs of various types and process those inputs in some fashion. For example the assignment might be to prompt the user for a String, a substring, an...

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    02 Dec 2015 - 10:34
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    15 Aug 2015 - 06:52
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    11 Mar 2015 - 05:06
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    07 Aug 2014 - 10:36
    Very entertaining site you posted there. :)
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    04 Aug 2014 - 08:48
    Damn! I would have loved to go, but we were on vacation in Virginia! Keep me posted if you know they're coming back in the future!
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    jedii Icon

    20 May 2014 - 02:32
    hey i wondering if you help me with my python project really need help am willing to pay
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    23 Apr 2014 - 10:50
    Great help!
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    helpheimer Icon

    18 Apr 2014 - 00:12
    prevented my noob brain from melting multiple times :)
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    Preacher2012 Icon

    30 Mar 2014 - 16:32
    you give great help, mind help me with my cipher lab?
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    02 Mar 2014 - 00:20
    wow....jon thank you...i am happy thar i've got reps from you.... :)
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    23 Dec 2013 - 22:32
    Rawr. I love it when you talk nerdy.
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    23 Dec 2013 - 08:54
    And what's wrong with library cred? A well read man is a sexy man.
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