Monthly Archives: June 2007

Some Volatile Patterns

I've always regarded Java's volatile variables as voodoo variables. In fact, I've been scared off by very many articles telling you how terribly dangerous they are. In cases like these I tend to retreat to the safety of a few … Continue reading

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How to Beat Nasty Interview Programming Tasks

Shane Bell does a write-up of an interview he went through. Apparently the company just dumped a programming exercise on him and left him with a pencil and paper for an hour. Nasty! While the basic idea of a “real” … Continue reading

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Level 3!

Well you might have thought that I had given up on the touch typing. I've been trying to learn to touch-type for the last two years. It's all going tragically slowly. But, I can tell you that I am in … Continue reading

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