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Static Methods in an Interface/Abstract Class

First off, I understand the reasons why an interface or abstract class(in the.NET/C# terminology) cannot have abstract static methods. My question is then more focused on the best design solution.…


Your favourite algorithm and the lesson it taught you

What algorithm taught you the most about programming or a specific language feature? We have all had those moments where all of a sudden we know, just know, we have learned an important lesson for th…



Should I be doing JSPX instead of JSP?

Using JDeveloper,I started developing a set of web pages for a project at work. Since I didn't know much about JDev at the time, I ran over to Oracle to follow some tutorials. The JDev tutorials recom…


Commenting code

Possible Duplicate: Do you comment your code? What are the different standards and practices of code documentation and which have worked best for you? I ask because myself and friend are starting…


How do I write Firefox add-on that automatically enters proxy passwords?

Suppose someone worked for a company that put up an HTTP proxy preventing internet access without password authentication(NTLM, I think). Also suppose that this password rotated on a daily basis, wh…


.net - What are the disadvantages of Typed DataSets

I come from a world that favors building your own rather than rely on libraries and frameworks built by others. After escaping this world I have found the joy, and ease, of using such tools as Typed…


.net - Is there a way to dynamically load a properties file in NAnt?

I want to load a different properties file based upon one variable. Basically, if doing a dev build use this properties file, if doing a test build use this other properties file, and if doing a prod…


What not to test when it comes to Unit Testing?

In which parts of a project writing unit tests is nearly or really impossible? Data access? ftp? If there is an answer to this question then %100 coverage is a myth, isn't it?…


Comparison between Centralized and Distributed Version Control Systems

What are the benefits and drawbacks with using Centralized versus Distributed Version Control Systems(DVCS)? Have you run into any problems in DVCS and how did you safeguard against these problems? K…


java - How can I share a variable or object between two or more Servlets?

I would like to know if there is some way to share a variable or an object between two or more Servlets, I mean some "standard" way. I suppose that this is not a good practice but is a easier way to b…




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