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Andy Lester
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17 votes

How do you respond to "Tell me a little bit about yourself." question in interviews?

17 votes

What is the best way to discern an excellent programmer in a job interview?

17 votes

How do I get people to stop bikeshedding (focusing on trivialities)?

14 votes

How to deal with team members writing bad code

13 votes

How big of a team do you need to benefit from bug tracking software?

9 votes

How to explain to a non-technical person why the task will take much longer than they think?

9 votes
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Are there laws to protect us from hackers who disclose vulnerabilities prior to alerting the vendor?

9 votes

What can slow a developer down?

7 votes

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

6 votes

How do you maximise the knowledge that you gain from a programming book?

5 votes

Software Developer Interview Question - Fair or Unfair

4 votes

Should a git commit message mention the file that was modified?

4 votes

Do speakers get paid for tech talks?

4 votes

Is COBOL still worth learning?

4 votes

When should one read 'Code Complete'?

3 votes

How do I evaluate if writing a book, article, or presenting at conference is worth it?

3 votes

Effectiveness of "what is your greatest strength/weakness" interview questions

3 votes

How does one network at software conferences?

3 votes

Using JOIN keyword or not

2 votes

"Do you have any questions for us?" In an interview

2 votes

Ternary operator considered harmful?

2 votes

Is it out of line to give unsolicited constructive criticism to a programmer?

2 votes

Who does test-driven development?

1 vote

How often do you run & test your code while programming?

1 vote

What is the point of a Gantt Chart, and will it help me?

1 vote

What happens at [platform] user groups?

1 vote

What should you leave behind for your successors?

1 vote

My boss decided to add a "person to blame" field to every bug report. How can I convince him that it's a bad idea?

1 vote

Putting books read in resume

1 vote

Do enterprises use TIOBE ratings for programming languages?