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Kurt Tomlinson
Works at Texas Instruments
Attended Georgia Institute of Technology
Lives in Dallas, TX
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Where are you and who's dog is that? Looks like our dog, Bozo! Cute!
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Mmmm salmon at Tavern in Bonifacio Global City
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Here's some people in Angeles getting ready for Maundy Thursday
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There was a little dried up water feature in the middle of Hong Kong Park that was pretty cool
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My flight back to Clark got delayed, so I got a salmon salad :)
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Online Resource for Learning About Polymorphism?

I'm developing an Android app right now, and it has a long if/else chain in it for handling a queue of BarStack API calls. Knowing that there would be no real performance benefit to using switch/case in place of if/else, I was still curious to know if/why one would be slightly faster than the other.

One answer on StackOverflow suggested that Polymorphism would be a beneficial pattern for increasing the readability and maintainability of the asker's code. In the long-run readability and maintainability of code are often far more important than performance. I've found that tuning is usually only necessary when performance issues actually occur. (Thank the silicon gods for modern processors :)

I know Polymorphism is one of  the tenants of object oriented programming, but that's about all I know about it. I'm mostly self-taught in this area. I'd like suggestions on good, concise online resources for learning about the pillars of OOP and more detail about how to apply it in the situation the answerer is describing.
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I went to a local bar in Quezon City called Today x Future or something like that
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Some people dragging crosses through the streets of Angeles on the day before Maundy Thursday
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We climbed a tower in the middle of Hong Kong Park, and the view was pretty fantastic
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Electrical Engineer
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  • Texas Instruments
    Product Engineer, 2013 - present
  • Advanced Micro Devices
    Co-op Product Development Engineer, 2008 - 2012
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Austin, TX - Alpharetta, GA - Metz, France - Austin, TX - Atlanta, GA
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Engineering the future, together @ openhardwarehub.com
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  • Georgia Institute of Technology
    Electrical Engineering, 2007 - 2012
    BSEE
  • Georgia Institute of Technology
    Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2012 - 2013
    MSECE
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Great fish tacos. Bad margaritas. Cold chicken tacos. Still probably one of the better Mexican restaurants in Angeles.
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Good pizza, but no indoor seating.
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