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btilly
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113 votes
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Why do people pick the MIT license over BSD, if BSD's "non-endorsement clause" is a good idea?

72 votes

Business logic: Database vs code

69 votes

How would you react if someone told you your code is a mess?

64 votes

Hiring a programmer much more qualified & experienced than yourself?

41 votes

Is "Hiring only the Best" a really practical advice for normal desktop application programming?

37 votes
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Decentralized Data Management - encapsulating databases into microservices

33 votes

How do you deal with an information hoarder?

33 votes

Stuff you should have learned in school but didn't pay attention to at the time

31 votes
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My client wants me to add background music to a site. How do I tell them this is a terrible idea?

30 votes

How do big companies of software developers check for bugs in their programs?

28 votes

How can you explain "beautiful code" to a non-programmer?

28 votes

Why aren't more desktop apps written with Qt?

27 votes
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How to overcome programming by coincidence?

27 votes

Demonstration of garbage collection being faster than manual memory management

26 votes

Why isn't protection against SQL injection a high priority?

25 votes
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When they say its open source it means i can take their pictures?

25 votes
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In what area is LISP's macro better than Ruby's "ability" to create DSL

23 votes

Why are structs/arrays zero based?

22 votes

What responses disqualify a candidate from hiring during the interview?

21 votes

How to mentor junior programmer who may not be a good fit for programming?

20 votes

What does it mean to "expose" something?

20 votes

Most effective way to increase programmer salary besides just doing your job?

20 votes
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How productive is an excellent developer compared to an average one?

19 votes
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Is it legal for me to contribute to open source software while employed?

19 votes
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Understanding the Microsoft Public License (MS-PL)

18 votes
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Extreme Programming Daily Commits

18 votes

How do programmers in the West see programmers in the East?

17 votes

Rewriting GPL code to change license

17 votes
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What is the story behind Java Vulnerabilities?

16 votes

How can I promote the use of the Builder pattern in my team?

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