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Roman Starkov
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86 votes
12 answers
12k views

What are the drawbacks of elastic tabstops? [closed]

75 votes
11 answers
11k views

Why are cryptic short identifiers still so common in low-level programming?

43 votes
8 answers
7k views

Legitimate use of the Windows "Documents" folder in programs

27 votes
11 answers
3k views

Should a server "be lenient" in what it accepts and "discard faulty input silently"?

26 votes
6 answers
873 views

Separating a "wad of stuff" utility project into individual components with "optional" dependencies

16 votes
3 answers
3k views

In hindsight, is basing XAML on XML a mistake or a good approach?

16 votes
2 answers
2k views

What makes a large and complex software product slow? [closed]

15 votes
9 answers
2k views

Will I ever be able to code client-side browser code in a language of my choice? [closed]

11 votes
2 answers
2k views

Should my async task library swallow exceptions quietly?

8 votes
3 answers
842 views

Why don’t UI frameworks use generics?

7 votes
1 answer
21k views

A combined if/switch statement syntax with exception handling for a C#-inspired language

5 votes
2 answers
162 views

How do you ensure your product meets basic usability guidelines? [closed]