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I am a senior software developer.

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I am interested in .NET programming (C#, VB), web programming (ASP.NET, Javascript) and GUI design.

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Jun
19
awarded  Student
Jun
19
asked Should we re-think the use of the word “Save”
Jun
19
comment Save icon, is the floppy disk icon dead?
@CharlesBoyung: Why does this look like a download link? Because it is commonly used as such. This is why also the floppy works as a save icon; it is common use.
Jun
19
comment Save icon, is the floppy disk icon dead?
+1 for test with your audience. This will give better answers than any discussion here on UX.
Jun
19
comment Save icon, is the floppy disk icon dead?
@ferrarifan: Good point. The icon itself is not saying it clearly, so it needs a text to specify what it does.
Apr
9
awarded  Nice Answer
Apr
4
comment In Excel, how do you make it clear that a pane is frozen?
Brilliant and simple. - And to be honest, I like that you did it without having to use any script-functions - just plain UI.
Apr
3
revised A Web Enabled Desktop App
added 19 characters in body
Apr
2
revised A Web Enabled Desktop App
Added note about "new technology"
Apr
2
answered A Web Enabled Desktop App
Mar
8
comment Why do light switches find themselves OUTSIDE the room they light up in some European countries?
@Macros: For bathrooms, it's a security issue, as wet environment have higher risk of short-circuiting if not appropriate isolated. Switches are hard to isolate properly, because there are moving parts involved.
Mar
5
revised What is the best way to order items on an admin page?
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Mar
2
revised Save icon, is the floppy disk icon dead?
added 18 characters in body
Jan
26
awarded  Yearling
Nov
11
answered Treatment of disallowed HTML tags in forum posts
Nov
6
awarded  Quorum
Oct
10
revised Which date format to use?
Emphasized conclusion answers.
Oct
7
comment Which date format to use?
@JohnGB: OK, I have removed my references to reading client locale settings.
Oct
7
revised Which date format to use?
Edited to remove references to users locale settings, as questions specifies "you don't know their preferred format"
Oct
7
comment Save icon, is the floppy disk icon dead?
No. The floppy disk itself is dead, but not the floppy disk icon representing save.