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How do functional languages handle random numbers?

42 votes

The Programmers Bill of Responsibilities

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Redis vs Zookeeper

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Are there concrete reasons not to use libraries and code snippets heavily?

24 votes

What do you wish language designers paid attention to?

20 votes

What does "branching is free" mean in Git?

18 votes

Why Was Python Written with the GIL?

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Recursion or while loops

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Can one get a solid programming foundation without going to college/university?

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Checklist for starting an open-source project

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Could JQuery and similar tools be built into the browser install?

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What kind of problems does MapReduce solve?

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What is the greatest design flaw you have faced in any programming language?

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What kind of innovative non-cash financial benefits do I offer to my developers to retain them along with a competitive salary?

11 votes

Is there a way to play the role of Javascript with any other language like C#?

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How do I figure out the minimum number of swaps to sort a list in-place?

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What is the difference between a hash and a dictionary?

9 votes

How important are Haskell's advanced concepts like Monads and Applicative Functors for most routine programming tasks?

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What is the functional-programming alternative to an interface?

8 votes

Why isn't SSL/TLS built into modern Operating Systems?

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Is Haskell's type system an obstacle to understanding functional programming?

7 votes

Will hand-written assembly disappear?

6 votes

Programming style: Reoccuring error checks

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Hosting own Git service?

6 votes

Do real-world algorithms that greatly outperform in the class below exist?

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How do functional languages handle a mocking situation when using Interface based design?

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The most mind-bending programming language?

5 votes

A deque based on binary trees

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Discussions of simplicity

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Difference between language virtual machine and emulating vm?