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248 votes

Tabs versus spaces—what is the proper indentation character for everything, in every situation, ever?

231 votes

What's your favourite quote about programming?

185 votes

How to respond when you are asked for an estimate?

137 votes

What should you test with unit tests?

128 votes

Worst coding standard you've ever had to follow?

87 votes

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

78 votes

What popular "best practices" are not always best, and why?

69 votes

What are the warning signs of impending doom to watch out for on a project?

66 votes

Would you put your Stack Overflow profile link on your CV / Resume?

64 votes

When deciding on whether or not to work for a new company, what are your dealbreakers?

59 votes

How much Code Coverage is "enough"?

53 votes
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What to do with bugs that do not repro?

42 votes
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Why '42' is the preferred number when indicating something random?

42 votes

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

40 votes

What are the warning signs of impending doom to watch out for on a project?

38 votes

When can you call yourself good at language X?

33 votes

What's the worst question you were ever asked at interview?

32 votes

What syntax element do you hate most in a programming language you use frequently?

32 votes
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Test driven development - convince me!

32 votes

What are the warning signs of impending doom to watch out for on a project?

31 votes

Tabs versus spaces—what is the proper indentation character for everything, in every situation, ever?

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

30 votes

When deciding on whether or not to work for a new company, what are your dealbreakers?

28 votes
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Do FOSS version control systems work for enterprises?

28 votes

If you could only have one programming related book on your bookshelf what would it be and why?

27 votes
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Are there areas where TDD provides a high ROI and other areas where the ROI is so low that it is not worth following?

26 votes

Why isn't functional programming more popular in the industry? Does it catch on now?

26 votes
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Why would you hire in-house software developers instead of outsourcing them to develop a product for your company?

25 votes

Should I bother learning about small or niche languages?

24 votes
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What is agile methodology?