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Andy Canfield
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23 votes

How big is the gap between what you learn in CS curriculums and what you need in real life projects?

17 votes

Will a Bachelor of Science in something other than Computer Science hurt a career in software development?

12 votes

moving from Windows to Linux

10 votes

How permissive should a language be about identifiers?

8 votes
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How to capitalize maximally on location-independence … my personal #1-incentive for working as a developer

8 votes
Accepted

How should I handle invalid user input?

8 votes

Internationalization : What things to think about?

6 votes

Pointless Code In Your Source

6 votes

Why isn't Lisp more widespread?

6 votes

Am I competing with a client? is it fair?

5 votes

Putting a programming language on your resume?

5 votes

Legal issues with an NDA that I do not want to sign

4 votes

What's the best way to prepare your design & code for those "unknown unknown" bugs from day one?

4 votes

What is easier to do with web applications compared to native GUI applications?

4 votes

What Special characters should one allow for a Phone Number?

3 votes

Is Ubuntu workable as a laptop for an IT consultant?

3 votes

Case convention- Why the variation between languages?

3 votes

Automatic programming: write code that writes code

3 votes

Why put SQL statement in a variable before using mysql_query()?

3 votes

Is it possible to effectively develop PHP applications on Windows that will be deployed on servers running Linux?

2 votes

What are the pros and cons of a language using whitespace vs. {}'s to indicate scope?

2 votes

I'm a contract developer and I think I'm about to get screwed

2 votes

What is the most obscure sorting algorithm you know?

2 votes

What is the greatest design flaw you have faced in any programming language?

1 vote

How detailed is the estimate you show your customers?

1 vote

How often should I/do you make commits?

1 vote

Can you prototype a complex system change?

1 vote

What should I consider when converting from ASCII to Unicode?

1 vote

Have you ever found a bug you can't solve? What do you do in that case?

1 vote

As a novice, how can I best overcome the complexity of larger projects?