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Denis de Bernardy
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64 votes
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Is it reasonable to not write unit tests because they tend to get commented out later or because integration tests are more valuable?

35 votes

How do you effectively compete with an open source project?

30 votes
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Does using a database server make sense if the application only does things locally?

17 votes
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How secure is my private repository on bitbucket

12 votes

When is a 'core' library a bad idea?

10 votes
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Best algorithm/practice when creating a search mechanism for your database?

10 votes
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How can open source projects be successful without documentation about their design or architecture?

10 votes

Is collective code ownership mandatory in Scrum?

9 votes
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How do you phrase “it's open source, submit a patch” so that it's friendly?

8 votes
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How to avoid micro management from a client? [Design Job]

7 votes

In the aggregate: how will we maintain legacy systems?

7 votes
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Why SQL numeric precision is specified as the number of digits?

7 votes
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PHP and Ruby: how to leverage both? and, is it worth it?

7 votes

Do you use unit tests at work? What benefits do you get from them?

7 votes
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Proprietary formats and Open source software

6 votes

Using lookahead assertions in regular expressions

6 votes

What problems should I be aware of when franchising my code?

4 votes

How are software licenses applied?

4 votes

Under what conditions does it make sense to break code into many files, or merge them?

4 votes

Coping with an unfixable endless project

3 votes

GPL Confusion! Can I sell a product with GPL covered components without making the source available?

3 votes

How do I comply with the EU Cookie Directive?

3 votes

Are Datasets Patentable

3 votes

Public vs Private Repositories

3 votes

Sr. Dev made a database I disagree with. Advice sought

2 votes
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Questions about software licensing

2 votes
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When developing a MVC web application should views or models be created first?

2 votes

Scanning a billion rows in an ultra-fast database

2 votes

What issues lead people to use Japanese-specific encodings rather than Unicode?

2 votes

How to get out of the support rut and start repaying the technical debt!