user avatar
user avatar
user avatar
Steve Jackson
  • Member for 11 years, 7 months
  • Last seen more than a month ago
113 votes
Accepted

Do objects in OOP have to represent an entity?

81 votes

How many hours can you be really productive per day? How?

63 votes

TDD negative experience

34 votes
Accepted

Are outdated comments an urban myth?

23 votes
Accepted

How-to convince company to start documenting for legacy software

21 votes
Accepted

Is it better to use pre-existing bad practices, or good practices that don't fit well with old code?

15 votes

How should I go about learning a very large and complex application?

14 votes

How do I review my own code?

13 votes
Accepted

Why should we preferably use first class collections?

7 votes

how to stay efficient when a build is almost always broken

7 votes
Accepted

Why are wrapper classes not suited for use in callback frameworks?

7 votes

Best language or tool for automating tedious manual tasks

5 votes

Should Swing knowledge be required from Java programmers?

4 votes

Should all developers on a team have equal role/responsibility in writing and updating software design documents

4 votes

TDD - is it just about unit tests?

4 votes

Is it a good idea to do contract work for a former full time employer?

4 votes
Accepted

Ramping Up On Legacy Code

3 votes

Why isn't there a culture of paying for frameworks?

3 votes
Accepted

What drawbacks does Java Swing GUI framework have?

2 votes

How do you use blank lines in your code?

2 votes

Recommended ways for getting a good grasp of inherited software

2 votes

Is there a practical way to manage a physical task board if one or more scrum team members works remotely?

2 votes

Designing application flow

1 vote

What are common code review processes and what is considered bad?

1 vote

Using a Simple/Static Factory vs. instantiating directly: new Thing() vs. factory.createThing() - what's the benefit?

1 vote

Do else blocks increase code complexity?

1 vote

Can a Code Review help in learning the code-flow and/or technology of a large code-base?

1 vote

How can you measure your own daily contributions?

1 vote

Best way to quickly stash your cognitive state when you just can't avoid interruptions

0 votes

How do you remember where in your code you want to continue next time?