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78 votes
7 answers
37k views

Configuration data: single-row table vs. name-value-pair table

77 votes
7 answers
6k views

What's the use case for formatting monetary values with a *system-dependent* currency symbol?

65 votes
9 answers
8k views

Why do "checked exceptions", i.e., "value-or-error return values", work well in Rust and Go but not in Java?

47 votes
4 answers
37k views

Should UTF-8 CSV files contain a BOM (byte order mark)?

29 votes
7 answers
4k views

Pattern for a class that does only one thing

27 votes
2 answers
14k views

Does it make sense to use ORM in Android development?

14 votes
2 answers
2k views

I should have used a factory method instead of a constructor. Can I change that and still be backwards-compatible?

14 votes
5 answers
695 views

Agile software development: How do you react *financially* to changing user requirements?

12 votes
3 answers
8k views

CRUD API: How do you specify which fields to update?

11 votes
2 answers
377 views

As a Europe-based company, is it possible to write a custom iPad application for a customer?

11 votes
4 answers
3k views

How do you keep code with continuations/callbacks readable?

10 votes
3 answers
4k views

How would I design a TryParse method which provides detailed information in case of a parsing error?

9 votes
6 answers
5k views

How to develop line-of-business tablet apps as a .NET developer? [closed]

8 votes
5 answers
641 views

In retrospect, has it been a good idea to use three-valued logic for SQL NULL comparisons?

6 votes
3 answers
737 views

Programming language popularity: Is there data on migration trends?

4 votes
2 answers
360 views

Why does ISO 8859-1 contain letter-free diacritics?

3 votes
2 answers
1k views

Refactor namespaces in a library while keeping backwards-compatibility

3 votes
2 answers
4k views

What's Microsoft's strategy on Windows CE development? [closed]

3 votes
2 answers
408 views

Why aren't field-like events implemented as a list of delegates?

2 votes
3 answers
333 views

Is there an established convention for separating Windows file names in a string?

2 votes
1 answer
85 views

ASP.NET Core configuration system: Isn't the default configuration prone to naming conflicts in environment variables?

1 vote
1 answer
187 views

Bin packing with "flexible" items: Does this algorithmic problem have a name? [closed]

1 vote
1 answer
546 views

What's the point of having the build number in the .NET framework versions?

1 vote
4 answers
1k views

How do I elegantly store tabular data in code?

1 vote
1 answer
125 views

Do Windows mail clients actually care about the MIME type of binary attachments?

0 votes
1 answer
237 views

Provide web images with high resolution and let the browser scale it. A bad idea?

0 votes
1 answer
89 views

How should I represent a UI state change in the URL?

0 votes
0 answers
58 views

Should a new access control mechanism use a precedence-based or an order-based permission system?