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How do developers find the time to stay on top of latest technologies? [closed]

I was a freelance web developer until circa 2004 when I started going down the management route but have decided to try to get back into development again (specifically JavaScript and HTML5 web/mobile ...
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Educational, well-written FOSS projects to read, study or discuss [closed]

Before you say it: yes, this "question" has been asked other times. However, I could not fine many of such questions and not that easily, and those I found had similar results. What I'm trying to say ...
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Is it a waste of time to free resources before I exit a process?

Let's consider a fictional program that builds a linked list in the heap, and at the end of the program there is a loop that frees all the nodes, and then exits. For this case let's say the linked ...
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What are studies comparing programmer productivity in determined languages/environments?

I'm not sure if I'm using the right terms, but with productivity I mean the concept of transforming an idea/design in actual software.