"Considering the current sad state of our computer programs, software development is clearly still a black art, and cannot yet be called an engineering discipline." --Bill Clinton

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When I write code I don't like to depend on catching exceptions to control my programming logic, so as much as I can I try to check for nulls, empty, etc... When parsing one type into another there are usually TryParse() methods available so that an exception does not occur. I've always been a…

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a. Dan Mohl Add a comment with your guess and which of the 4 riddles you liked best! ~/riddle by me

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q. I'm not a type of insect, although Abe Lincoln might call me so. I'm an expert with the keyboard, with XSL, and SQL as you know. I have an internal heater therefore I can never get a hint of cold; I've been shot numerous times by bands that I've gotten quite bold. I'm leaving the country now, but…

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q. If you need a bunch of something, And you know which one to reap. Then I'll copy it over and over, Like the woolly dolly sheep. a. Prototype ~/riddle by me

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q. I split a class from what it does and how it goes, So they can each grow in their isolated silo. I keep you dry from the waters that flow, And shelter you safe from falling below. a. Bridge ~/riddle by me

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q. There once were two incompatible classes, they were mismatched and unable to commune. Then along came a extraordinary pattern, that allowed them to sing the same tune. a. Adapter ~/riddle by me

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