Volume 14, Number 17 -- July 30, 2014
The next issue of Four Hundred Guru will publish on August 13.
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Decisions, Decisions: Templates Or Snippets?
by Susan Gantner

All you RSE (a.k.a., RDi, RDP, WDSC) users out there: Do you prefer templates or snippets? READ MORE >

How Do I De-Edit? Let Me Count The Ways
by Ted Holt

I'm sure that you, the professional that you are, are expert in the process of editing numbers. Unlike me, you may even have memorized the edit codes we often use in RPG and DDS source code. Editing is important because it makes life easier for the folks who use the software we produce. But do you know how to de-edit? READ MORE >

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