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125 votes
7 answers
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What is the most effective way to add functionality to unfamiliar, structurally unsound code? [duplicate]

80 votes
20 answers
8k views

Is it ok to replace optimized code with readable code?

32 votes
18 answers
3k views

Should a developer argue against unnecessary or harmful features?

25 votes
13 answers
10k views

Is Systems Hungarian notation still a useful practice? [closed]

18 votes
9 answers
8k views

How to tackle massive Linux/makefile projects effectively?

15 votes
5 answers
8k views

What can a technically proficient senior software developer study to keep improving [closed]

11 votes
3 answers
6k views

Is CRTP used much? and why it is/isn't? [closed]

11 votes
3 answers
307 views

How do you deal with over-the-head APIs/technology

10 votes
3 answers
17k views

Abstract base classes and copy construction, rules of thumb

9 votes
1 answer
5k views

Is functional decomposition really an antipattern?

9 votes
8 answers
1k views

What are the causes that lead to an overbloated software? [closed]

8 votes
3 answers
593 views

How do you find your way in deeply nested, interfacey code? [duplicate]

5 votes
15 answers
2k views

What do you think of opening brace comments in source code? [closed]

5 votes
5 answers
11k views

How much can you talk about your job experience during an interview [closed]

5 votes
3 answers
2k views

Is it safe to install TortoiseSVN on production servers?

4 votes
2 answers
248 views

Best practices working with frameworks that invent their own types [more of a C/C++ question]

4 votes
5 answers
1k views

What factors can make mid-project join successful? [closed]

4 votes
1 answer
212 views

Why there is no ISO hardware query interface?

3 votes
3 answers
295 views

Do you find references invisible when you scan code, and are there any coding guidelines for their usage?

3 votes
4 answers
575 views

Does it still make sense to think about effective code on micro scale in C++?

2 votes
5 answers
518 views

How can a developer evaluate the effectiveness of his workflow? [closed]

2 votes
3 answers
219 views

Do you do any validation on directories when recursively deleting them?

2 votes
3 answers
2k views

How do you manage cross-class dependencies on destruction/design (more of a C++ question)

2 votes
2 answers
87 views

External framework to fix code growth problems

1 vote
5 answers
286 views

Is specializing beneficial in IT industry? [closed]

0 votes
2 answers
1k views

Realistic time to learn new framework/API [closed]

0 votes
3 answers
455 views

Do you have a find/replace list of C/C++ code improvements that doesn't cause side effects?