Linked Questions

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Basic guidelines for discussing business logic and programming

The FAQ of Programmers describes this site as a site for professional programmers who are interested in getting expert answers on conceptual questions about software development . Since business ...
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Where to start?

Often the question shows up of something along the lines of: I'm trying to learn language XYZ. Where should I start? or I'm trying to do ${very large project}. Where should I start? Why are ...
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Where does my git question go?

You've got a question about git. Its not uncommon, lots of people have questions about git. But where should the question be asked?
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How do I get started with Programmers.SE?

What do I need to know to get the most out of this site?
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What's all this about heroic edits?

I've heard there's a way to get questions reopened by doing something called a heroic edit. What is it, how can I do it properly, and how does it help?
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Why is research important?

You've probably seen it somewhere 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 ...
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I just failed an audit, but I was right and it was wrong. What now?

I just failed an audit on this question: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/review/first-posts/60664. This was submitted as a first post from a new user, but that's wrong. I remember this ...
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How should I go about getting rid of bad tags en masse?

I'd like to help deal with many of the bad tags on Programmers, but I'm not sure how to deal with them properly. What should I keep in mind as I work through a bad tag?
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Why was my question closed?

I recently had my question closed, but I don't understand why, and it doesn't seem fair. Why wasn't my question left open so others can decide if the question is good themselves, and how can I get ...
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Should each point be posted in a separate answer?

This is an issue in a lot of subjective questions but is relevant particularly here. Should people post large answers with lots of points or post each one in a separate answer?
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Current events - Questions and answers

Related: The coding for charity Q. Any hope of ever being on-topic? https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/157022/coding-for-good-or-charity How can programming ability be used to ...
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Addendum to off topic themes in the FAQ

As an extension to this previous question - Should our FAQ contain a list of what's off topic and if so what should that list contain?, can we add two categories of questions that are often asked by ...
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Legal Disclaimer in the FAQ

Since the FAQ allows the topic of software licensing, I think it would be a good idea to put a legal disclaimer in the FAQ addressing the issue that the opinions expressed on the site do not ...
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How can Programmers.SE be used to assist students with class assignments?

We've had recent discussions here on meta regarding how to handle homework questions, but I would like to turn the discussion around a bit. Instead of discussing how to handle these kinds of ...
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FAQ Sidebar on Programmers Meta

Per the MSE question: faq-sidebar-for-per-site-metas this is to request a FAQ sidebar instead of the chat sidebar on Programmers Meta. So instead of: We would have a listing of the questions ...

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