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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. ...
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I have a question, but it may not fit best on Software Engineering. Where else can I ask it?

What other Stack Exchange sites are there that may be able to answer my questions about software engineering or software development?
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Where does my tool question go?

I have a question about tools. According to the on-topic page, tool questions are off-topic on Software Engineering Stack Exchange. Is there a site for me to go to ask specific tool questions?
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Why are implementation and debugging questions off-topic on Software Engineering?

Questions that are asking for debugging ("help me find this error") or implementation ("how do I write...") have tended to be closed and down voted. Why is this? And where should I ask these ...
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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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Where to ask about IT terminology?

I have a question regarding my question: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/387226/how-to-phrase-problem-with-thread-work-balancing (10K link) With this question, I want to learn ...
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Can I ask for resource recommendations here?

I wish to ask what are the good resources to understand Python source code written in C language. Like there a book for Ruby i.e. Ruby under a microscope. It deals with low level implementation of ...
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Is programmers.stackexchange the right place to ask for reading material?

For example, I want to ask a question about an up to date trade offs comparison on all of the known database implementations (or as many as I can get my greedy hands on) and I'm trying to find a home ...
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can I ask my question in programmers.stackexchange.com?

I want to know, How to do the following in program ? I am looking for logic/algorithm so that, I can implement it. I want to split the joined & wrongly spelled words to give a correct result ? ...