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Arseni Mourzenko
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397 votes

Is there any technical reason why, in programming, the default date format is YYYYMMDD and not something else?

338 votes
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Are #regions an antipattern or code smell?

205 votes
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Developer insists if statements shouldn't have negated conditions, and should always have an else block

160 votes

Should we define types for everything?

146 votes
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Should temporary files be saved to /tmp or the current working directory?

141 votes

for vs. foreach vs. LINQ

136 votes
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How to prevent code from leaking outside work?

134 votes
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Does programming in general become easier to read, write and understand as you gain experience?

117 votes

What's the canonical retort to "it's open source, submit a patch"?

115 votes

Is it ok to replace optimized code with readable code?

110 votes

Should I intentionally break the build when a bug is found in production?

99 votes

Is it normal to spend as much, if not more, time writing tests than actual code?

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

88 votes
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Is XHTML5 dead or is it just an synonym of HTML5?

87 votes
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How can I evaluate a candidate's knowledge of Html/CSS during an interview?

87 votes
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Are the development benefits of using Docker negated when using Java compared to other languages closer to Unix binaries?

87 votes
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HTTP Status Code for "Still Processing"

84 votes

At what point is version control needed?

79 votes
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How do microservice system architectures avoid network bottlenecks?

78 votes
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What should I know before starting a software company?

78 votes
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Is there a need to keep tests for simple (self-contained) functions?

78 votes

Clarification of "avoid if-else" advice

77 votes
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Is creating subclasses for specific instances a bad practice?

75 votes
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How can robots beat CAPTCHAs?

74 votes
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Why it is not recommended to post several defects in the same issue / ticket?

66 votes
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Is performance the only reason not to use SignalR (websockets) entirely in lieu of a traditional REST API?

65 votes
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How to effectively work with teammates whose fixes to bugs cause more bugs?

65 votes

Are there known valid uses of SLOC to measure productivity?

62 votes
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Programming for future use of interfaces

61 votes

Has there really not been one thing in the past 20 years that provided huge software development gains?

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