Hot answers tagged

30 votes

Great Expectations... or, at least, user expectations

Frankly, I think that you are off base. Or at least your "change enforcement" is too thinly scoped. No amount of name changing or scope massaging or helpful blurbs will fix the community. As it ...
user avatar
  • 107k
17 votes

Favorite questions and answers of 2015

Lord Loh.'s "How is spinlock different from polling?" was one of those questions that made me think "Huh, he's right, what is the difference?" when I first saw it. But after reading Jorg's answer, it ...
user avatar
  • 27.2k
10 votes

Favorite questions and answers of 2015

Some good questions or answers that I thought were astounding this year: Just downright interesting: Which language is a BIOS written in? Great question, felt compelled to write an answer myself ...
user avatar
  • 26.3k
6 votes

Favorite questions and answers of 2015

I'm going to blow my own trumpet here but as the question was good, I feel ok with it. (parrrrrp) Should You Write Your Back End as an API this is a question hat encouraged some discussion (in a ...
user avatar
  • 48k
5 votes

Great Expectations... or, at least, user expectations

It's the unfortunate fate of software which interfaces with different facets of the collective human behavior. These reactions from the users are inevitable; but can be managed. A tagline (or ...
user avatar
  • 136
1 vote

Great Expectations... or, at least, user expectations

Alright I'll bite. I have a few general points, but first off, it was my question referenced by OP, and I'd like to point out that while I used questionable / bad wording ("Is it possible?"), there ...
user avatar
  • 3,843

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible