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Can I ask here the Qn about technology comparison here? [duplicate]

Today I asked this Qn, but got downvoted and about to close: Are there any comparison for Qt vs .Net core for server development? We want to build a server which can be scalable for future purpose. ...
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Where to ask a question about what language/framework to use for coding a math game? [duplicate]

I am wanting to write a little math training game that can run in the browser where users can do exercises with, addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, in a range from 0 - 100. The ...
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New Site Name and Scope Proposals

From Ana, a Stack Exchange Community Manager in the previous question about changing the site name: It took us a good while, but the Community Team has circled up and here's where we stand on your ...
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Follow-Up 2: New Site Name and Scope Proposals

After a discussion today (July 22nd) with Ana and Shog9, we've made some more progress toward a new site name and scope. You can check out the transcript for the full details, but we talked about the ...
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What goes on Software Engineering (previously known as Programmers)? A guide for Stack Overflow

Moderator Note: Programmers changed its name recently to Software Engineering. This post has been updated to reflect the new scope, but it still refers to Programmers for historical reasons. Wherever ...
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A "welcome to software engineering" comment for questionable questions

I'm a bit reluctant when voting to close. I remember how tough it was figuring out how to craft a good question. I also know I need to get over it. One thing that helps me get over it is adding a ...
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Once a question starts getting downvoted, is it doomed?

This post was inspired by this question. Suppose a new user asks a question, but it isn't clear what the question is asking. Within minutes, it will start attracting down-votes and votes to close. At ...
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Where can I ask Career-Development questions on the Stack Exchange about Programming? (without getting closed!)

Every Career-Development question gets closed, This is pathetic! Where else am I meant to ask the question about programming. It is pretty silly considering it is a guideline: What language should ...
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Why can't I ask a question about a career? [duplicate]

Why can't I ask a question about career progression? I posted a question last night and the question has been removed! I am a little shocked as to why I can't ask a question here? Is it because it's ...
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Is the "internship" tag still of any use?

Questions with the internship tag are typically about career advice, which is off-topic. Most of the 28 questions currently tagged with that label got closed for this reason. I actually cannot imagine ...
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I have made an observation, can i ask about the cause?

I am currently trying to figure out how it is possible that nearly all of our 2D software vector graphics engines exhibit a flaw. This flaw is known and we know how to circumvent it, there is even a ...
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Are diagramming skills off topic?

How to draw nice looking pointy oriented hexagon shape in monospace plaintext I've read plenty of specs over the years. Some by people I wish had taken the time to ask a simple question like this. Do ...
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Why can't I ask customer service-related questions here?

I have questions about how I go about using various tools or products. Can I ask these questions here? If not, why? Where can I ask them?
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Where can I ask a subjective programming question?

I'm new to programming and have a lot of questions regarding best practices and suggested tools. I used to try to ask these questions on Stackoverflow but they were always downvoted and closed. What ...
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My book-recommendation question on very specific topic was deleted

This is my deleted question. From this meta question I conclude that it's acceptable to ask for course/book recommendations on specialized topics: Are book recommendations on-topic? So, can I do ...
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