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Wizard79
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52 votes

Do people in non-English-speaking countries code in English?

36 votes

Worst coding standard you've ever had to follow?

30 votes

What's your favourite quote about programming?

29 votes

"Comments are a code smell"

26 votes
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Is COBOL still worth learning?

25 votes

How do you manage your knowledge base?

22 votes

Is big-O really that relevant when working in industry?

21 votes

Is there an optimal number of lines of code per function?

19 votes
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How can I track programming productivity on a daily basis?

18 votes

If you could only have one programming related book on your bookshelf what would it be and why?

17 votes

Windows programming - should you leave UAC on?

11 votes

How do you stay focused at work?

11 votes

Is it possible to be good at both programming and graphic design?

11 votes

When is it right to edit the code written by a co-worker?

11 votes

What's the worst programming book you've ever read?

10 votes
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Should you Create Class Diagrams before or after implementation?

7 votes

What's the origin of foo and bar?

6 votes

Tabs versus spaces—what is the proper indentation character for everything, in every situation, ever?

6 votes

How much effort should we spend to programming for multiple cores?

5 votes

How common is meta-programming?

5 votes

What are some interesting but not too difficult projects for a beginner kernel hacker?

4 votes

Is it still worth learning desktop gui development?

4 votes

Is software testing actually done on professional projects?

3 votes

Do you have to be good at math to be a good programmer?

3 votes

Do you think managed OSes are a good idea?

3 votes

Why is free software good for programmers?

2 votes

Are certifications worth it?

2 votes

Hourly or per project billing?

2 votes

What to do if a co-worker is editing your code just to change the appearance?

2 votes

How complex is the documentation you write?