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Tom Squires
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191 votes
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How to avoid "DO YOU HAZ TEH CODEZ" situations?

76 votes

*Code owner* system: is it an efficient way?

70 votes

Should I tell someone that their commit caused a regression?

69 votes
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The Joel Test's equivalent for measuring a programmer

68 votes
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How do I convince my employer to hire an additional developer without selling myself short?

54 votes

How to keep a big and complex software product maintainable over the years?

51 votes
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Fear of releasing a hobby project - how to overcome?

42 votes
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Why is it good programming practice to limit scope?

41 votes

Are there studies about the disadvantages of using issue tracking systems?

39 votes

Is it ethical to use personal code at work?

37 votes

How to interview a natural scientist for a dev position?

35 votes

How do quick & dirty programmers know they got it right?

26 votes

List of reserved words a username can't be?

25 votes

Should I use abstract or virtual methods?

23 votes
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Problems (such as maintenance) in development with unpopular language

22 votes
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Does MVC apply only to web

19 votes

Why isn't lazy evaluation used everywhere?

18 votes

Any standards for naming variables in for loops (instead of i,j,k)

16 votes

What is the minimum subset of best/well-known practices in software development for a solo programmer?

15 votes

Is copy & paste programming bad?

13 votes

Is it acceptable to use lambda functions\methods in business software?

12 votes

Interviews: How far to go on DVCS experience?

12 votes

Some team members don't actively participate in Sprint planning

10 votes
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Redundant code ok?

10 votes
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Creating a webservice API - how much "credit" should I give the client/developer

10 votes

How to reply to incomplete requests from potential customers?

9 votes

Does F# offer anything particularly useful for database-driven web development?

9 votes

Is it wrong to take code you have produced at work and re-use it for personal projects?

9 votes
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Is it acceptable to declare objects of the same type, within themselves?

8 votes

Is it OK to Use Dropbox in a Web Installer?

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