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John Bode
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71 votes

Is there any reason to use C++ instead of C, Perl, Python, etc.?

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Is initializing a char[] with a string literal bad practice?

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Harmful temptations in programming

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Why do many functions that return structures in C, actually return pointers to structures?

57 votes

Can anyone explain representation of float in memory?

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What are some reasonable arguments in favor of closed source software?

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What is the difference between function() and function(void)?

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"Don't do programming after a few years of starting career". Is this a fair advice?

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What is meant by a primitive data type?

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What is an algorithm?

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Why do we have to tell printf() the type of data in C?

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How much freedom should a programmer have in choosing a language and framework?

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What is so bad with goto when it's used for these obvious and relevant cases?

15 votes

Why exactly does Java not allow numeric conditionals like if(5) { ...} if C does?

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How do you choose to use a specific programming language?

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What is so difficult about pointers/recursion?

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What is the advantage of learning about and understanding compiler construction?

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Why are most browsers developed in C++

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Writing programs without graphical IDE

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OOP technology death

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What makes C so popular in the age of OOP?

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Why is a database represented as a cylinder in architecture drawings?

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why are both index[array] and array[index] valid in C?

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Including local headers first

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Why does void in C mean not void?

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How do I design an arbitrary system in an interview?

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Is anything in programming truly evil?

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Best approach for an online store which changes its product’s price over time? [Designing the DB Table]

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Advantages of unmanaged code

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Is it a good idea to const-qualify the fields of structure in C?

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