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What goes on Software Engineering (previously known as Programmers)? A guide for Stack Overflow

(special edition for folks coming from Math.SE, reposted from Math meta - screen shot / 10K link) Hint: Software Engineering Stack Exchange doesn't do coding help and expect research before asking ...
gnat's user avatar
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CR isn't in beta - migration path to them now?

I would like to present this chart from Checklist for how to write a good Code Review question first: As you can see, the metaphorical distance in scope between Programmers and Code Review is ...
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CR isn't in beta - migration path to them now?

I'm somewhat familiar with CR, with close to 1k rep there now. I think there are a very small minority of questions here asking for code review which would be suited for CR. Most of them are not ...
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A history of question migration in tables and a graph

I don't think that there's anything surprising in this data. The Importing of Questions from Stack Overflow The high number of imported questions from Stack Overflow makes sense. Software ...
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4 votes
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Why was my question moved to StackOverflow?

I can't speak for the 5 users who voted to close and migrate. I can say that 3 users voted to migrate the question to Stack Overflow and 2 voted to close as our "assistance in explaining, writing or ...
Thomas Owens's user avatar
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Why was my question moved to StackOverflow?

Being one of the users who voted for migration, I can give my reasons for casting the vote. In my opinion, once you need to know the particulars of a specific language to be able to give a good ...
Bart van Ingen Schenau's user avatar
3 votes
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Migrate one question, Close another

The question on Stack Overflow was asked over 4 years ago. It cannot be migrated due to its age.
Thomas Owens's user avatar
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Are questions about good coding style on topic?

When you consider a question on Stack Overflow for migration, the first thing you should ask yourself is "Is this a good question?" Good questions: Are clear and understandable. Have a specific ...
Robert Harvey's user avatar
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What goes on Software Engineering (previously known as Programmers)? A guide for Stack Overflow

I love the answer here What's the difference between Programmers and Stack Overflow? which is a quote from here, https://stackoverflow.blog/2010/12/17/introducing-programmers-stackexchange-com/: ...
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