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Welcome to Software Development on Codidact!

Will you help us build our independent community of developers helping developers? We're small and trying to grow. We welcome questions about all aspects of software development, from design to code to QA and more. Got questions? Got answers? Got code you'd like someone to review? Please join us.

Posts by John C‭

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Meta Don't close questions for lack of detail/confusion

As a newcomer here, I'd like to suggest two additional issues that weigh in favor of closing unworkable questions. First, a site that wants to grow its community needs to moderate its content. If...

posted 17d ago by John C‭

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Q&A How to sort the output of meta / slash commands in `psql`?

It's been a while, but the answer is "yes and no," I believe. No: The describe-schema command doesn't (last I heard) allow any modification. Yes: The describe-schema command also doesn't do any...

posted 1mo ago by John C‭  ·  edited 1mo ago by toraritte‭

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Q&A Testing an opaque type's internals

I'd propose (and have generally used, back when I worked on C projects) a fourth option that I don't think gets too far out of line. If I understand the situation correctly, that you want to test ...

posted 30d ago by John C‭

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Q&A Where to place digit separators in C23?

This probably makes for a thoroughly unsatisfying answer, but there's probably far stronger cultural pressure than technical pressure. In European-derived cultures, we mostly group numbers by powe...

posted 1d ago by John C‭

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