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Wyatt Barnett
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If XML is so bad.....why do so many people use it?

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Why are websites (even this one) sometimes "Down for Maintenance"?

53 votes

What does SVN do better than Git?

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Should I use non-standard tags in a HTML page for highlighting words?

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Why are SW engineering interviews disproportionately difficult (vs. research interviews)?

42 votes

Subversion/source control only for production code?

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Why should I push if I'm working alone in a local repository?

40 votes

Why does git use hashes instead of revision numbers?

39 votes

Why big companies use Perforce?

38 votes

Difference between a service class and a Helper class

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What are the drawbacks to the ActiveRecord pattern?

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When should I use a 2-property class over a pre-built structure like a KeyValuePair?

27 votes

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

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What are some things you have read that inspired and guided you as a programmer?

25 votes

Which things instantly ring alarm bells when looking at code?

22 votes

The cost of running a Windows App Server

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Are database schema migrations a problem in production environments?

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Understanding Loose / Tight Coupling in the "Real World"

21 votes

How to quickly search through a very large list of strings / records on a database

20 votes

When job hunting, what grabs your attention about a job posting

20 votes

Does TDD really work for complex projects?

20 votes

Does code generation increase the code quality?

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How do you store "fuzzy dates" into a database?

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Why should I use MSBuild instead of Visual Studio Solution files?

17 votes

Is rotating developers on a project a good or bad idea?

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Storing Projects on Google Drive (Cloud)

15 votes

ASP.Net or WPF(C#)?

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Why would I choose Unity over Autofac

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Is the .NET/Microsoft technology stack a financially viable option for a startup with limited finances?

13 votes

When does Continuous Integration add value?

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