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Christian Dean
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What technical details should a programmer of a web application consider before making the site public?

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The trend of the "develop" branch going away

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What is meant by the phrase “Software can replace hardware”?

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

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Best practice on if/return

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How can I improve my problem-solving ability?

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Is it possible to create a "bootstrapped" interpreter independent of the original interpreter?

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What should be the datatype of the tokens a lexer returns to its parser?

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What is the procedure that is followed when writing a lexer based upon a grammar?

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Why does Forth's flexibility make a grammar inappropriate for it?

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How to avoid generating verbose code when compiling from a higher level language to a lower one?