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Where can I go to ask programming professionals about career advice? [duplicate]

I am a junior Java developer and would like to receive some career advice from programming professionals. Programmers Stack Exchange doesn't allow personal career advice, but where should I go to ask ...
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**Ok, so where do we ask subjective questions now? [duplicate]

I just came here to Programmers Stack Exchange to ask a question for recommendations for resources to learn a particular topic (in this case, natural language processing), and I just noticed that a ...
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Where to discuss Software Design Patterns? [duplicate]

Stack Exchange is for question with a clear answer. But I want to discuss Software Design Pattern. I could not find a matching discussion group. Where can I find a group/forum/mailinglist to discuss ...
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What are some communities with a similar concept to this site, but in a discussion format? [duplicate]

When I found this stack exchange site I was excited to start using it, but a lot of what I'm interested in is better suited toward a discussion format rather than a q / a format. I'd like to talk ...
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Is my question acceptable? [duplicate]

I want to know how to improve my front-end web dev skills besides from "learn-by-doing". I work as a front-end developer and I learn by doing all the time. I want to learn the theory to be prepared so ...
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On discussions and why they don't make good questions

I'll start off with the irony of this question being tagged with a discussion and point out that meta is different. Why don't discussion questions work in Stack Exchange? What is it about the ...
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Open ended questions not suited to this site?

I understand that programming questions asked here are supposed to be constrained and answerable and should not result in a more open-ended discussion. However, I do have sometimes have programming ...
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where to ask scientific-programming-education questions?

I note several Programmers questions have been closed as off-topic for seeking career or education advice (e.g., here, there). I'd like to ask a question about what academic schools/departments have {...
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Asking about the programming industry, and does it fit my personality is acceptable?

I wrote a quite long, specific question about my experiences about programming, is it acceptable here? I'm searching for the appropriate forum for a long time now. Is there any of them fitting my text ...
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Does asking a question perceived as too broad warrant a down-vote / close-vote, without discussion?

We'll this recently happened to me, and now I'm out for social justification, so to speak...I'm quite an avid user of StackOverflow, so I do realize that the use of the voting mechanism had been ...
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Is there a place to discuss free software project concepts

I wonder if there is a place to discuss a software concept in general and its realisations in the free software community. My special case is some questions about OCR of books and I wonder if there is ...