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Share Your Experience: Take the 2024 Developer Survey
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178 votes
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Are exceptions as control flow considered a serious antipattern? If so, Why?

88 votes
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What is wrong with the Unlicense?

52 votes

How to market yourself as a software developer?

45 votes

How can one manage thousands of IF...THEN...ELSE rules?

30 votes
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Surviving MATLAB and R as a Hardcore Programmer

29 votes
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Do professional software developers still dream of creating industry/world-changing apps?

25 votes
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Solo vs Team development and the consequences

24 votes
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Should I keep investing into data structures and algorithms?

22 votes

Is it OK to live without knowing how the program you created works?

16 votes

Why use a database instead of just saving your data to disk?

15 votes

How come compilers are so reliable?

14 votes
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Would it be ethical to create an open source alternative to the software you've been hired to create?

14 votes

Arguments for or against using Try/Catch as logical operators

13 votes

Should developers enter bugs into the bug tracking system?

12 votes

Where to look for challenging jobs with a relaxed atmosphere?

12 votes

What is the standard /an acceptable period of time to support a particular version of software?

11 votes

Is rotating the lead developer a good or bad idea?

11 votes
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Sensitive Data Storage - Best Practices

11 votes

What is different between the internal design of Java and C++ that lets C++ have multiple inheritance?

10 votes

How can I document someone else's past work?

9 votes

Coaxing requirements out of business people?

8 votes

What are the worst false economies in software development?

7 votes

Where do I begin when dealing with my first corporate client?

6 votes

Can't work on real projects because I keep thinking about my side projects

6 votes
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Automating Unit Test Creation

5 votes
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Should I start developing code before planning out the interface?

5 votes
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Space complexity of Iterative Deepening DFS

5 votes

What to do about "stopping point syndrome"?

5 votes
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Is there a difference between casting and converting types in imperative programming languages?

4 votes

Communicating with Vendors