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Frank
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192 votes
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How do I deal with a counterproductive scrum team?

74 votes

Is the algorithm more important than the programming language?

56 votes
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What are the advantages of Scala's companion objects vs static methods?

52 votes
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Should I write a test to prove that deleting code fixes a bug?

43 votes
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Which string search algorithm is actually the fastest?

34 votes

Are bloom filters actually faster than hashes, even taking in account cache?

32 votes

Why are deadlines always so short?

31 votes

Why do we need private variables?

29 votes

Are all programming problems algorithm problems?

28 votes

Is it an appropriate use of #define to make typing repeated code easier?

27 votes
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What are the disadvantages of automated testing?

25 votes

Is it okay to have code smells if it admits an easier solution to another problem?

23 votes

What can a technically proficient senior software developer study to keep improving

23 votes

How do you know if software is good or bad based upon empirical metrics?

21 votes
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What is the relationship between data structures and algorithms?

18 votes

How can I deal with a team member who dislikes making comments in code?

17 votes
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Design pattern for wrapping logging around execution

17 votes

Robustness vs Correctness Competition

14 votes

Is it OK to have a method return different types based on a parameter?

14 votes
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How come verification does not include actual testing?

13 votes

What is the order of diagram drawing in a design?

13 votes
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What's the problem with Scala's XML literals?

13 votes

Why is Java boolean primitive type name not 'bool'?

13 votes
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How important is automated testing in rapid release, non-critical (web) apps?

12 votes

Negative test cases confusion

12 votes

How is Nothing a subtype of every other type in Scala

11 votes
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Where to learn graph theory applications

11 votes
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Decoupling when constructors have non-contractual parameters

11 votes

Limiting your call stack can guide you to use less abstraction?

10 votes

Should we create classes just to group properties

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