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I have been lurking here for quite some time, and have seen questions that could probably be posted on stack overflow and get similar or even better answers. I am looking for a simple explanation as to what the primary difference is between the two exchanges, and what mindset I should have going into each one.

marked as duplicate by Thomas Owens Dec 18 '14 at 15:32

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  • One's technical and specific, the other one's theoretical and generalized. – Panzercrisis Dec 19 '14 at 14:49