Combinable Enums

keepcalmI am sure in many cases you have seen enumerations that can be combined using the bitwise OR operator.

It is being used by many libraries that you might have used. It is also useful when you want to set some flags on or off on a specific item in a non OO language or if you wish to pass a specific set of flags in a method.

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Checking for nulls? Not anymore

nullA huge pain in the arse for most developers is the need to null check everything before starting to use it. Microsoft has introduced null operators in previous versions of C# and upgraded them in C# 6.0 but still, we can and we should avoid them.

How? Well by avoiding nulls altogether.
Can we do that? Of course we can.

Let’s see how
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Pitfalls of Lasagna Code

SpaghettiCodeWe all know what spaghetti code is. For those of you that do not here is a small description by Wikipedia.

Spaghetti code is a pejorative phrase for source code that has a complex and tangled control structure, especially one using many GOTO statements, exceptions, threads, or other “unstructured” branching constructs. It is named such because program flow is conceptually like a bowl of spaghetti, i.e. twisted and tangled. Spaghetti code can be caused by several factors, such as continuous modifications by several people over a long life cycle. Structured programming greatly decreases the incidence of spaghetti code.

That’s cool and all but what the hell is Lasagna code? Continue reading Pitfalls of Lasagna Code

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Usefulness of Yoda expressions in programming

yodaIn programming jargon, Yoda conditions (also called Yoda notation) is a programming style where the two parts of an expression are reversed from the typical order in a conditional statement. A yoda condition places the constant portion of the expression on the left side of the conditional statement. The name for this programming style is derived from the Star Wars character named Yoda, who spoke English in a non-standard syntax.

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Surviving the world of Software Development

confused_computer.jpg.600x600_q96First of all you must understand something. As a Software Developer you will never know enough, you will never be ready for what is coming. Something will always pop up and someone will always know stuff you do not know. This is the life of a Software Developer and this is how it will always be.

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Welcome to Developers Anonymous

Hi, my name’s J and I am a developer. I started developing about a few years ago, just for fun at first. I thought I could stop whenever I wanted to, but pretty soon I found myself doing it almost every day. It’s gotten to the point where I wake up and start developing even before breakfast sometimes. My family said I needed help, so that’s why I joined Developers Anonymous.

Welcome to our Blog, This blog’s has been created for many reasons.

  1. To relinquish some of our stress in our coding jobs. 
  2. Bash on languages and their mishaps
  3. Throw out some jokes on things we see at work. 
  4. Waste our time at work. 
  5. Lots and lots of ranting.
Hope you enjoy our Blog.
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