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Where do you draw the line for your perfectionism?

Perfectionism may be good and bad when programming. When and where do you draw the line when you are problem solving? When do you decide when a solution is overkill, too general or simply too ...
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How to pick a framework

This quote by Joel Spolsky resonated with me: Which is better, XUL, Eclipse's SWT, or wxWindows? I don't know. They are all such huge worlds that I couldn't really evaluate them and tell. It's not ...
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How do I manage the technical debate over WCF vs. Web API?

I'm managing a team of like 15 developers now, and we are stuck at a point on choosing the technology, where the team is broken into two completely opposite teams, debating over usage of WCF vs. Web ...
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Business trying to make technical decisions

We've often run across scenarios where the business will promise a client a new feature. The business will promise that the feature be implemented in a specific way. These technical details promised ...
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What to look at when deciding which technologies to use on a new project?

So, we are starting a new project soon, and there are a lot of decisions that must be made. The one I am most interested in is: What all do you have to take into consideration when deciding what ...