The most common type of code I get an IDE to generate (for Java) is hashcode and equals. I could write it myself, but it is very important that they are done correctly, and an IDE will do it quicker than I could anyway.
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In a reasonable world everyone's incoming texts would be free, but we do not live in such a world.
I have never paid for incoming texts (in the UK) - I think the rest of the world outside the USA is reasonable as I've only heard of that practice happening in the USA. I used to be pay as you go for years although in January I started a one-month repeating package of unlimited texts and unlimited internet for £12 (which Google tells me is about $20).
Heck, for the most part they didn't even have editing - the scenes were shot "as live" and scenes with only minor errors went out the way they were shot.
Back in the early days of Doctor who, that was how most TV shows were filmed.
Normally a topic on Apple and Android would be filled with snide remarks and anti-Apple/Android comments, but most people are complaining about the slashdot beta instead, which kinda shows how much people hate it.
I tried the beta this morning. There was no obvious way to show only the comments rated 4* and above. There are ways of seeing funny or insightful posts, but you don't get to control how many.
I think I did this on the beta site by clicking on the gear icon to the left of the "funny" "insightful" etc. filters, which allowed me to select a filter level.
So there is a way to do it (or was, I don't know if it is still the case today). Not an obvious way, but a way.
If you were browsing through modern news sites and you stumbled across this, would it not give you pause?
The BBC site from that link looks designed to be viewed on a small monitor so has a fixed width. Current slashdot doesn't have that so it isn't an issue.
The BBC site from that link also looks cluttered and is more like the slashdot beta site (which is cluttered) compared to the current slashdot site. If you are using the BBC site from 2001 as an example of how not to design a news site, why is the new slashdot beta moving more towards it?
Whoa, I don't think ever seen that low a UID here before.. or I just never noticed.
...or you've been using the beta where you can't see anyone's UID next to their name in a comment
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The way I interpreted it was that an assumed profile of someone using IE is that of a less-knowledgeable user (so one that would be more susceptible to not noticing something "bad" happening to their computer).
Don't let any negative experiences with iOS portable devices put you off of Mac computers. It's as if OSX and iOS are made by two different companies.
I think the person asking the question wasn't looking at Macs due to a cost issue, not necessarily because of iOS
If musicians read sheet music like programmers read code, then why do a lot of programmers insist that everyone else comments their code?
If you're reading sheet music just to play it, then you wouldn't need comments (like a computer doesn't need comments to execute code). I would be surprised if music composition is done exclusively in notation without some text alongside it, particularly if there are a number of composers collaborating (disclaimer: I'm not a composer).
If people could write perfect software first time (and software requirements never changed), code probably wouldn't need comments.
I have to agree. This is the first time I've ever heard of it! I have no idea what it's for, what it's limitations are, or where it might have gone had it survived. It is, literally, zero loss: it never existed as far as I'm concerned.
I think I have heard of this once before, but it was saying how it sounds nice, but most of the stuff on it was just spam.
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There is App Ops in android >=4.3. Install App Ops Starter and disable the permissions you don't want to grant to an app.
I have that installed (first Nexus 7, Android 4.3) - it looks like there are some permissions that can't be disabled (internet access for example). Otherwise it is quite nice (it also says the last time the app used the permission, and if it has used it)
I don't know where people get this idea that you have to have a chip-and-pin CC to get by in Europe. It's just not true.
I live in the UK, so examples of things you wouldn't be able to buy with a card include:
- train tickets (you'll need cash, or else a long queue if there's a human option)
- car parking (sometimes cash won't be an option, though that's rare)
- occasional smaller businesses (shops, restaurants) who will want cash instead due to the fraud risk
- any other ticket machine (e.g. cinema)
OK, it's more of an inconvenience than a necessity. It's ridiculous that the US has barely started to use the system though -- it's almost 10 years old.
(I don't think Brno is much to brag about...)
I live in the UK and almost always get train tickets using a card, both at the counter and using the machines. This is from train stations an hour or so away from London, so maybe they don't have them further away.
I have seen some smaller businesses in the village near me only accept cash, however that was mainly because there was an ATM across the road and it would cost them to process cards themselves.