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How much information about an error should be shown to the user?

Applications can always throw errors. If such an error occurs, the user should be notified, because what he asked the application to do has not succeeded. However, how much information should the ...
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Transport information screens

I need to create an information service on trains to deliver live information. I am looking for some ways to go about this. There are already existing LCD monitors in many of the train wagons. They ...
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How to protect yourself as DevLead from political management games [closed]

As a developer/DevLead you've got your focus on developing software and you may be quite good in it. Developers are, however, in my observation often not so good at playing political games. This ...
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Blocking IP address for web-scraping service

Background Consider the following scenario: Link. User provides a link to some poorly formatted website (e.g., creative commons content). Scrape. Server downloads the content (web scrape), always ...
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Create association between informations

I deployed a project some days ago that allow to extract some medical articles using the results of a questionnaire completed by a user. For instance, if I reply on questionnaire I'm affected by ...
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Choice of node.js modules to demo flexibility

I'm putting together a presentation to talk about and demo node.js to client-side JavaScript developers. The language concepts and syntax are not an issue for them, so instead I'd like to get right ...
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Introduce the work of a software developer to school children using a social network [closed]

I often represent my software development company at conferences and other events. However this time I got assigned to introduce school children (12-18) years to the job of a software developer. Now ...
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What are the characteristics for a good report generation software for reporting and tracking software benchmarking results?

This is an offshoot question from this answer to a previous question, where http://speed.pypy.org is highlighted as an example having a good presentation. (However, it appears to me that the project ...