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10 votes

I'm a CS student, and honestly, I don't understand Knuth's books

61 votes
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Do you actually write 'clean code'?

32 votes

When do you drop old technologies from your resume?

14 votes

What were the reasons why Windows never had a decent shell?

5 votes

SQL: empty string vs NULL value

0 votes

Company wants to write custom project management tool, rather than use third party product

26 votes

Do customers/clients care about MVC or web forms?

12 votes

Prototyping vs. Clean Code at the early stages

1 vote

TekPub Feedback

13 votes

Why do programmers use or recommend Mac OS X?

10 votes

Does syntax really matter in a programming language?

3 votes

Are debugging skills important to become a good programmer?

8 votes

The Programmers Bill of Responsibilities

5 votes

How do you organize your projects folders?

2 votes

How common are "bandage" fixes?

2 votes

What do you name functions/variables/etc when you can't think of a good name?

11 votes

How do you deal with intentionally bad code?

7 votes

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

8 votes

How do you stay focused at work?

32 votes

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

0 votes

As a software engineer, who should I be following on Twitter?

49 votes
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What do you think about the Joel Test?

13 votes
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How important are code formatting guidelines?

8 votes

What are non-programming mistakes that a programmer should avoid?