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Joel Etherton
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232 votes
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How do you tell if advice from a senior developer is bad?

168 votes
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Is my work on a developer test being taken advantage of?

110 votes
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My boss has a bad case of "Not Invented Here"

100 votes
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What stressors do programmers encounter on the job, and how do you deal with them?

72 votes
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Handling Coding Standards at Work (I'm not the boss)

68 votes

What do you do when you encounter an idiotic interview question?

64 votes
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How to code review without offending other developers

35 votes
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Why after each restart, my local .NET sites take time to load for the first time?

33 votes

What programming languages should every computer science student be taught?

29 votes
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Contractor - Acceptable Payment Terms?

23 votes
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Is there an analogue to "FizzBuzz" for choosing clients?

16 votes
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Which programming language first introduced 'Hello World'

15 votes

Is the financial sector any different from other sectors in terms of language fragmentation?

14 votes

When using Git, is using the master branch for active development advisable?

14 votes

What graphics engine is used in Photoshop

13 votes

How do I impress employers with my resume?

13 votes
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What defines a standard?

12 votes

Is validating HTML a thing of the past?

11 votes

What is the regarded current best practises regarding the "this" keyword in front of field and methods in c#?

11 votes

Does craftsmanship pay off?

10 votes

Convincing a Client to Offer a RESTful Web Service instead of a SOAP Service?

10 votes

Have you ever been involved in a BIG Rewrite?

10 votes
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Approach to learning .NET?

9 votes

How to structure multiple overlapping solutions / projects in .Net?

9 votes

Classic ASP to ASP.net or ASP.net MVC

8 votes

Why should large financial/insurance companies use git and/or github

8 votes
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Problem solving skills and job interviews

7 votes

How can I write HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to make back-end developers work easier?

7 votes
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Usefull skills from a computer science degree

7 votes
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C# OOP Class Usage