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Has any language become greatly popular for something other than its intended purpose?

111 votes

Has any language become greatly popular for something other than its intended purpose?

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At which point do you "know" a technology enough to list it on a resume

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Is Python Interpreted or Compiled?

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Software bug/defect classification

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Should I use switch statements or long if...else chains?

14 votes

Starting all over again?

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Stuff every programmer needs while working

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How do you dive into large code bases?

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How do Programmers in the East see programmers in the West?

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Start to understand an existing project for beginner programmer

7 votes

Tips on persuading boss that code review is a good thing

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What is the most complicated data structure you have used in a practical situation?

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Which assembly should I learn?

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What is the difference between a hash and a dictionary?

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ISO, Six Sigma, SEI-CMM, etc., in Fortune 500 companies

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What do you consider to be the prime cause of software defects (and how to minimize them)

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What's your favourite quote about programming?

4 votes

How to improve your ability to debug existing code

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Is there a valid reason to wrap built in type with your own

3 votes

How to learn to make better estimates?

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When to use assertions and when to use exceptions?

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Is it correct to fix bugs without adding new features when releasing software for system testing?

3 votes

Can you be a manager and a programmer at the same time?

2 votes

How do you search your codebase?

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How to avoid being overwhelmed when doing code review?

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Why do so few large websites run a Microsoft stack?

1 vote

How can I convince a team member to use a web framework?

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Is it possible to have an effective VIM environment for both C++ and Python?

1 vote

Worst practices in C++, common mistakes