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comment Where did Classical Hacker Culture go?
did you check meta guidance referred in prior comment?
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comment Where did Classical Hacker Culture go?
"Your questions should be reasonably scoped... avoid asking subjective questions where … every answer is equally valid" (help center). See meta.programmers.stackexchange.com/questions/6483/…
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comment VS or ReSharper shortcut for collapsing properties to one line?
why didn't you ask at Stack Overflow? meta.stackexchange.com/a/129632/165773
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comment What makes a game jam worth participating in?
"avoid asking subjective questions where … every answer is equally valid" (help center). See meta.programmers.stackexchange.com/questions/6483/…
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comment Why does Python throw an error upon substring not found than returning a value?
I see - revisions history tells that it was undeleted by others. Thanks for explaining, I flagged for moderator to sort this out
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comment Diagramming for Business Strategy, App Development
meta.programmers.stackexchange.com/questions/6483/…
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revised IOC Containers break OOP Principles
edited tags
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comment Why does Python throw an error upon substring not found than returning a value?
please don't cross-post: stackoverflow.com/questions/25916842/…
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comment LDAP users synchronization
recommended reading: What is the problem with “Pros and Cons”?
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comment Design pattern for XML parsing on different files
this seems to be addressed in prior questions: Static functions vs classes and How to deal with static utility classes when designing for testability. Consider editing your question to clarify if answers in these do not apply to your
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comment When I create an object, is fresh memory allocated to both instance fields and methods or only to instance fields
Sharing your research helps everyone. Tell us what you've tried and why it didn’t meet your needs. This demonstrates that you’ve taken the time to try to help yourself, it saves us from reiterating obvious answers, and most of all it helps you get a more specific and relevant answer. Also see How to Ask
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revised When I create an object, is fresh memory allocated to both instance fields and methods or only to instance fields
code formatting
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revised Is there a disadvantage to not using text file extensions?
meta-details removed
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comment Angular UI's $StateProvider
meta.stackexchange.com/a/194495/165773
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comment API design: Giving the signin endpoint a noun name
@GlenH7 you mean, we're invited to Discuss this ${blog} ...yet again?
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comment Why is aggregation function bad idea for RESTful?
"avoid asking subjective questions where … your question is just a rant in disguise: “______ sucks, am I right?”" (help center)
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comment Onshore / Offshore (Team and Testing)
Sharing your research helps everyone. Tell us what you've tried and why it didn’t meet your needs. This demonstrates that you’ve taken the time to try to help yourself, it saves us from reiterating obvious answers, and most of all it helps you get a more specific and relevant answer. Also see How to Ask
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revised Onshore / Offshore (Team and Testing)
edited body
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comment Breaking a function into smaller ones is great… except for what about code-folding?
"I remember there was another question on this site regarding this" -- why didn't you refer to that question, to save answerers trouble to rehash what could be already stated and explained in the answers there?
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comment Benefits of an existing framework for a solo web developer
meta.programmers.stackexchange.com/questions/6483/…