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  • Re: Security by space bar

    [quote user="bstorer"][quote user="dhromed"] [quote user="morbiuswilters"]Don't be a tease, what'd I miss?[/quote]  Nothing. [/quote]I heard some really awesome guy came back.[/quote] All we need now is for MPS to come back and we can 'party' like it's 2009
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by bjolling on 04-05-2014
  • Re: Sometimes I am TRWTF.

    [quote user="KattMan"][quote user="darkmattar"]Turn on output buffering __LINE__ : The current line number of the file. [/quote] Hmm, is this just an old VB thing? I remember a VB LineNo variable that did the same thing and you had to debug the same way. Please someone send me to total recall and wipe that memory and ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by bjolling on 01-16-2014
  • Re: Representative Unit Test

    [quote user="Smitty"]You get to work with offshore devs who even attempt unit tests? Christ I'm jealous.[/quote]We went through a lot of pain and effort to explain what unit tests are, why we want them and how it helps THEM. But for them it's just another deliverable. They refuse to understand how unit tests can actually help ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by bjolling on 12-18-2013
  • Representative Unit Test

    During a code review, my colleague detected this 'assert' block in one of the unit test, written by one of our offshore developers: ''snipped the arrange and act parts For i = 0 To cashAdvice.Balances.Count - 1 If cashAdvice.Balances(i).UpdateTypeCode = "U" Then Assert.AreEqual("U", ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by bjolling on 12-17-2013
  • Re: Because he is an idiot

    [quote user="MoSlo"]We got a complaint from a new installation at a site where the application failed to read data from this path. Turns out read access was denied for all users.[/quote]Which is why our installers have a "custom installation" option that enables to overwrite the folders that the application accesses. That's ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by bjolling on 12-02-2013
  • Re: Facebook "developer group" posting

    [quote user="Ronald"][quote user="flabdablet"]My favorite part is when one of the unpersons uses a signature guy, which means I see threads that look like signature guy has a signature ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by bjolling on 10-28-2013
  • Re: So yes or no?

    [quote user="levbor"]So I know and am sure that I'm NOT going to use Memory Validator with services. Does this mean I should choose Yes?[/quote]Message seems clear to me. Using my powers of divination I guess you are probably installing or configuring this "Memory Validator" and now the application wants to know if you plan ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by bjolling on 10-13-2013
  • Re: Mensa (Was Re: Adobe Captivate SCORM questionnaire. Now with answers!)

    [quote user="Ronald"][quote user="Snooder"]There's a certain category of people for whom meaningless accolades are a useful part of their daily lives. When trying to convince someone that you are real smart, it helps to have bullshit like that hanging the wall somewhere to back you up.[/quote] Like having a better score ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by bjolling on 09-17-2013
  • Re: Adobe Captivate SCORM questionnaire. Now with answers!

    [quote user="DrPepper"]I also have to take some training and answer a quiz afterwards. I think I'll do that with Fiddler running and see what I get. Thanks for the tip.[/quote]That's exactly how I got a perfect score on a preliminary Mensa test and promptly decided I did not want to have anything to do with them
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by bjolling on 09-16-2013
  • Re: TDWTF NSW

    [quote user="morbiuswilters"][quote user="blakeyrat"][quote user="DrPepper"]But that vision is becoming muted because of some of the content I'm reading here. Don't get me wrong, I certainly enjoy the banter and if I only read TDWTF at home I would have no issue; but lately I need to check over my shoulder ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by bjolling on 06-27-2013
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