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264 votes

What are good habits for designing command line arguments?

165 votes

Why are multiple programming languages used in the development of one product or piece of software?

161 votes

Why are there so few C compilers?

69 votes

When does it make sense to compile my own language to C code first?

63 votes

Why don't Windows/Linux use relational Databases (RDBMS)?

54 votes

Releasing open source software too soon

50 votes

What is a realistic, real-world, maximum size for a SQLite database?

48 votes

Do you have to include a license notice with every source file?

45 votes

Why aren't Java objects deleted immediately after they are no longer referenced?

45 votes

What is the common procedure used when compilers statically type check "complex" expressions?

43 votes

Why are C string literals read-only?

40 votes

How to stop wasting time designing architechture

39 votes

Programming language where every function call/block is done in a separate thread?

38 votes

Why is .NET VM based?

36 votes

Do modern languages still use parser generators?

36 votes

In software programming, would it be possible to have both CPU and GPU loads at 100%?

34 votes

"Ever change the value of 4?" - how did this come into Hayes-Thomas quiz?

32 votes

What is actually the difference between the GNU C Library and the C standard Library?

30 votes

Why is C++ "this" poorly designed?

29 votes

Would it be a bad idea to periodically run code formatters on a repository?

28 votes

Is overriding Object.finalize() really bad?

27 votes

Resources on learning to program in machine code?

27 votes

Why glibc is maintained separately from GCC?

26 votes

How can I maintain code quality without SCM?

25 votes

How efficient is malloc and how do implementations differ?

24 votes

Is a makefile really needed

23 votes

How does garbage collection work in languages which are natively compiled?

23 votes

Why is SQL the only database query language?

21 votes

Limit of the stack

19 votes

Why did GCC switch from Bison to a recursive descent parser for C++ and C?

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