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Earlz
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1605 votes
11 answers
788k views

Which hashing algorithm is best for uniqueness and speed?

69 votes
4 answers
77k views

Which algorithms/data structures should I "recognize" and know by name? [closed]

50 votes
2 answers
6k views

Why does the .Net world seem to embrace magic strings instead of staticly typed alternatives?

34 votes
7 answers
4k views

How do I prevent unknowningly duplicating code?

31 votes
4 answers
6k views

Can you use Pi as a crude random number generator?

21 votes
1 answer
12k views

Duplicating documentation on interface implementations/overrides good or bad?

13 votes
3 answers
1k views

Is using unit tests to tell a story a good idea?

12 votes
3 answers
9k views

Where should I draw the line between unit tests and integration tests? Should they be separate?

12 votes
1 answer
3k views

Why did object-oriented paradigms take so long to go mainstream?

12 votes
12 answers
795 views

How to handle "can you add just a few more fields" type of requests from customers?

10 votes
1 answer
10k views

What should be done with class names that conflict (common) framework names

9 votes
4 answers
9k views

A good interpreted language for a small embedded project [closed]

9 votes
5 answers
868 views

How to protect yourself from being sued by patents?

8 votes
8 answers
8k views

Interesting variations of FizzBuzz? [closed]

8 votes
8 answers
4k views

Is using something other than XML advisable for my configuration file?

7 votes
3 answers
619 views

Is it safe to assume that one controller will only ever use one primary model?

7 votes
3 answers
669 views

How do you get people to use a bug tracker?

6 votes
3 answers
835 views

Why is it rare to collect analytics/usage data in open source software?

6 votes
5 answers
742 views

When did the first "REST"-model and friendly URL web technology come to be?

5 votes
2 answers
333 views

Two related, but independent projects -- Two repositories or one?

4 votes
1 answer
139 views

What is the best method for releasing free "extension" or example code based on a closed source proprietary project?

3 votes
1 answer
496 views

Best thing to do about projects supporting multiple versions of Visual Studio?

3 votes
1 answer
1k views

Should I implement slugs with my already fairly long URLs? [closed]

3 votes
2 answers
280 views

How can you provide a public writeable API and not get spammed?

2 votes
1 answer
626 views

Should I use a formal grammar for my interpreted scripting language

2 votes
5 answers
518 views

Other than XML, what are some examples of "coding" a GUI design?

2 votes
2 answers
194 views

Where can I get beta testers for a software library?

1 vote
2 answers
170 views

Question about the no-endorsment clause on the BSD license

1 vote
6 answers
3k views

Static classes and/or singletons -- How many does it take to become a code smell? [closed]

1 vote
4 answers
189 views

What is the best way to go about testing that we handle failures appropriately?