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17 votes
6 answers
713 views

Fostering a time period where everyone can try any ideas to make software run faster?

16 votes
3 answers
20k views

How can I practice design patterns and refactoring in a deliberate way? [closed]

14 votes
4 answers
2k views

Maintenance cost of SIMD programming code base

14 votes
3 answers
731 views

How to deal with "software end-of-life" situations?

12 votes
5 answers
2k views

How much redundancy/robustness should complex software implement?

11 votes
3 answers
1k views

Preserving version control commit history vs Refactoring and Documentation

11 votes
8 answers
2k views

What lessons did you learn from a project which nearly/actually failed due to bad multithreading? [closed]

11 votes
4 answers
799 views

How to document and teach others "optimized beyond recognition" computationally intensive code?

10 votes
10 answers
594 views

How often is software speed evident in the eyes of customers?

7 votes
4 answers
4k views

What is a "task pool"?

7 votes
4 answers
2k views

Is performance engineering a different specialization from general software development?

7 votes
3 answers
2k views

Can software performance monitoring/profiling be automated to a high degree, as in unit testing?

7 votes
5 answers
1k views

Does profiling without benchmarking lead to micro-optimization?

7 votes
1 answer
224 views

Private interfaces within a package

7 votes
1 answer
4k views

What is the nicest (user-friendliest) way to tell a user about "Access Denied" error?

6 votes
1 answer
791 views

How to apply OOP, SOLID principles and Design Patterns in a library which does parallel processing without the caller's knowledge?

6 votes
4 answers
554 views

Not Invented Here - what does it take to not succumb to it?

5 votes
5 answers
495 views

An alternative to requiring red in TDD: reverting code change?

5 votes
4 answers
232 views

How do I report software vulnerabilities found in an open source library that are widely used but have a dilapidated team structure?

4 votes
1 answer
1k views

What are the characteristics for a good report generation software for reporting and tracking software benchmarking results?

4 votes
2 answers
161 views

How much configurability to give to users regarding concurrency?

3 votes
4 answers
174 views

How to deal with necessary workarounds in software?

2 votes
3 answers
1k views

Is RESTful API appropriate for services which are nearly computational in nature?

1 vote
1 answer
118 views

Optimizing programs by identifying and taking evaluation (calculation) shortcuts

1 vote
2 answers
661 views

When the current sprint consists of mostly spikes, should the sprint be shortened?

1 vote
1 answer
809 views

How to get good scenario coverage in performance benchmarks?

0 votes
1 answer
251 views

New sequential testing framework with the same rigor as xUnit?