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At the restaurant

I sit at a restaurant. The waiter comes over and I order a steak with baked potato on the side. The waiter answers “Good choice Sir, I’ll be right back”. About two hours later the waiter shows up again with a plate in his hand and says: “As ordered: your fine chicken with rice”. He puts the plate in front of me and vanishes. I look at the plate and see a garden salat with tomatoes and no dressing at all.

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GWT dropdown Fail

A colleague has asked me to post some of my own failures here. For one, because he thought it’s unfair otherwise but for second, because he found a good one. It occured when writing a straight-forward GWT mockup of some GUI which finally was deployed a couple of weeks ago. Here is the code to initialize a dropdown with some…

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Naming Fail

I’ve no idea what went wrong here. Nice, clean code. Javadoc is present. Completely useless.

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More Enumeration Fail

I recently came across of some brilliant chunk of WTF-code. The reason was that some swedish users complained about the software not caring about their language settings. First step was to review the method which stored the settings: Second step was the method which fetched the stored settings: It was a famous moment to realize what was happening there. But…

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