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Share Your Experience: Take the 2024 Developer Survey
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861 votes
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Why is 80 characters the 'standard' limit for code width?

232 votes
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What's the point of running unit tests on a CI server?

219 votes

Is there a benefit in compiling your code as you go along?

213 votes
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Why shouldn't a GET request change data on the server?

132 votes

Is using nested try-catch blocks an anti-pattern?

124 votes

"Never do in code what you can get the SQL server to do well for you" - Is this a recipe for a bad design?

115 votes
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Do TODO comments make sense?

111 votes

Is committing/checking in code everyday a good practice?

103 votes

How to respond to a rude bug report?

102 votes
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How should a developer reject impossible requirements?

90 votes
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Passing functions into other functions as parameters, bad practice?

81 votes
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Is it a good idea to always use Google as the first step to solving a problem?

71 votes

Why are statements in many programming languages terminated by semicolons?

70 votes

Explain MVC to non-programmers

69 votes

How to protect source code from remote developers?

66 votes
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If MVC is "Separation of Concerns" then why was Razor Syntax introduced?

63 votes

What are some good practices before checking in source code?

62 votes

How important is it for a programmer to have an online presence?

61 votes

Arguments for or against using Try/Catch as logical operators

60 votes
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Is it normal to think about a design problem for days with no code written?

56 votes
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What is the point of the string.Empty property

52 votes

Using third-party libraries - always use a wrapper?

52 votes
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What is the correct order to read these books?

51 votes
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Is code reviewing good practice?

51 votes
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What is the difference between building and compiling ?

50 votes
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Hiring a Junior Developer, What should I ask?

49 votes
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What is an untriaged bug?

48 votes

Is it a good practice to name the returned variable "result"?

46 votes

What is the single most effective thing you did to improve your programming skills?

46 votes

Creating database connections - Do it once or for each query?

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