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Konrad Rudolph
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313 votes

Is there any reason to use C++ instead of C, Perl, Python, etc.?

116 votes

Why are pointers not recommended when coding with C++?

101 votes

What is the difference between a hash and a dictionary?

75 votes

Is it wise to be going back and forth between two programming languages?

72 votes

Why aren't user-defined operators more common?

72 votes

Why is using 'final' on a class really so bad?

66 votes

What are the drawbacks of Python?

60 votes

How does garbage collection work in languages which are natively compiled?

59 votes

Is it bad to use Unicode characters in variable names?

55 votes

Should a competent programmer be able to come up with his own shortest path algorithm?

48 votes

Why do people still say Java is slow?

43 votes

Class that does not represent anything - is it correct?

42 votes

How large non-OO code bases are managed?

36 votes

Why and when should I make a class 'static'? What is the purpose of 'static' keyword on classes?

31 votes

What came first, the compiler, or the source?

27 votes

Single statement if block - braces or no?

27 votes

Why is VB so popular?

26 votes

When is it reasonable to create my own programming language?

18 votes

Is static typing worth the trade-offs?

16 votes

Why don't we store the syntax tree instead of the source code?

14 votes

Why Use !boolean_variable Over boolean_variable == false

14 votes

Should I use the new C++11 'auto' feature, especially in loops?

13 votes

What are the drawbacks of elastic tabstops?

12 votes

What is the most obscure sorting algorithm you know?

11 votes

Will high reputation in Stack Overflow help to get a good job?

10 votes

"Whole-team" C++ features?

9 votes

How do I evaluate if writing a book, article, or presenting at conference is worth it?

9 votes

I can't draw. How can I make polished applications?

8 votes

Recursion -- is it "divide and conquer" or "code reuse"

8 votes

What is the most orthogonal programming language?