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Bill K
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35 votes

Are the development benefits of using Docker negated when using Java compared to other languages closer to Unix binaries?

31 votes

If a variable has getter and setter, should it be public?

29 votes

What is the single most effective thing you did to improve your programming skills?

20 votes

What is the name for storing / packing many boolean states into one number?

18 votes
Accepted

Taming the 'utility functions' classes

14 votes
Accepted

Why learn hexadecimal?

11 votes

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

8 votes

Best practices for working with multiple programmers

8 votes

How good does a well-rounded programmer need to be with bit-wise operations?

6 votes

Dealing with management that does not see value in improvements that are not immediately visible to the user

6 votes

Code maintenance: To add comments in code or to just leave it to the version control?

5 votes

Do objects in OOP have to represent an entity?

5 votes

Never use Strings in Java?

5 votes

Does the use of debuggers have an effect on the efficiency of programmers?

5 votes

How to Code Faster (Without Sacrificing Quality)

4 votes

Why is OOP difficult?

4 votes

What can multiple threads do that a single thread cannot?

4 votes

To branch or not to branch?

4 votes

What's the difference between "use case", "User Story" and "Usage Scenario"?

4 votes

Coding Guideline : Methods shouldn't contain more than 7 statements?

4 votes

Sort algorithms that work on large amount of data

4 votes

Coding style (do more, then simplify)

3 votes

Why learn more programming languages?

3 votes

How to avoid "DO YOU HAZ TEH CODEZ" situations?

3 votes

Does Object Oriented Programming Really Model The Real World?

3 votes

Have objects delivered in terms of code reuse?

3 votes

Is it ever a good idea to hardcode values into our applications?

3 votes

Why should 'boneheaded' exceptions not be caught, especially in server code?

2 votes

Has any language become greatly popular for something other than its intended purpose?

2 votes

Hiring programmers for small companies?