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  • Re: Interview question

    [quote user="blakeyrat"][quote user="dhromed"][quote user="Weng"]How do you know what indexes to create?[/quote] I don't know. I really don't.[/quote] 2) The answer I'd give, which I'm certain is not the one Weng is looking for, is I'd run the SQL Server Profiler during the long query and ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by pkmnfrk on 03-11-2013
  • Re: Interview this guy

    [quote user="Manni_reloaded"]After scouring the Google for a few minutes, I found his resume where he declared himself to be "proficient with Windows agriculture".[/quote] That has something to do with server farms, right? You guys work in the Cloud?
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by pkmnfrk on 03-11-2013
  • Re: Maths... they do still teach it in schools, right?

    [quote user="TGV"][quote user="pkmnfrk"] BEDMAS: Brackets Exponents Division, Multiplication Addition, Subtraction = 6 - 1 x 0 + 2 / 2 = 6 - (1 x 0) + (2 / 2) = 6 - (0) + (1) = 6 + 1 = 7 Where did 5 come from? [/quote]  Congratulations. You are the 100,000 person who didn't read the whole story. You ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by pkmnfrk on 03-07-2013
  • Re: Keep on Searching

    [quote user="Sutherlands"][quote user="Manni_reloaded"]PS- is it sad that I'm stuck on the fact this is obviously VB and in your first code chunk you added a C++ style comment? [/quote]No mention of the super-crappy version of hungarian notation?[/quote] oReader, myReader...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by pkmnfrk on 03-07-2013
  • Re: Maths... they do still teach it in schools, right?

    I think the point is that the minus sign in A2 is being treated differently than in A3. Eg, in A2, it has higher priority than the exponent: =(-a1)^2+1 Instead of =-(a1^2)+1 Whereas in A3, the minus sign is the subtraction operator, and has a lower priority than the exponent. If you rewrite A2 like this, it matches A3: =0-a1^2+1 I guess they ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by pkmnfrk on 03-06-2013
  • Re: Maths... they do still teach it in schools, right?

    BEDMAS: Brackets Exponents Division, Multiplication Addition, Subtraction = 6 - 1 x 0 + 2 / 2 = 6 - (1 x 0) + (2 / 2) = 6 - (0) + (1) = 6 + 1 = 7 Where did 5 come from?
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by pkmnfrk on 03-05-2013
  • Re: Reserved keywords for usernames and passwords

    [quote user="Sparr"]I've just been informed that it's "industry standard" to prevent users from using common and easily guessed passwords, and our implementation of this "standard" is to make a list of strings that cannot appear within any user's username, password, or password hint. Here are some examples ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by pkmnfrk on 01-11-2013
  • Re: GitHub is fucking broken fucking again

    [quote user="blakeyrat"][quote user="pkmnfrk"]Just out of curiosity, did you try my possible solution in the third post? Genuinely trying to help[/quote] I don't recall asking for help. If you want to see if it works, why don't you download their broken-ass program and try it yourself?[/quote] Well no, because ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by pkmnfrk on 12-05-2012
  • Re: GitHub is fucking broken fucking again

    [quote user="joe.edwards"][quote user="blakeyrat"]it's not safe to save files in there as it could very well be read-only[/quote] Is it actually documented somewhere that it's OK for this directory to be read-only? This seems contradicted by your very next line. [quote user="blakeyrat"] AFAICT its only ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by pkmnfrk on 12-05-2012
  • Re: GitHub is fucking broken fucking again

    [quote user="blakeyrat"][quote user="gu3st"]Don't forget the part that he runs a non-standard setup as well which has a Environment variable available for userdata set to read-only..[/quote] It's a standard setup, the Environment variable isn't read-only the path it points to is. [quote ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by pkmnfrk on 12-05-2012
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