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Meta Are questions about language design on-topic?

I was chatting with somebody who's involved with a proposal on SE for a site about language design and who is interested in other options too. Some sample questions: What are the tradeoffs b...

1 answer  ·  posted 3d ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 3d ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Meta "Software Development" to the exclusion of other programming and scripting?

The site is called "Software Development", and the subtitle on the homepage is "General Q&amp;A about software development -- code, design, process, tools, testing, and more". Am I to understand, t...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by msh210‭  ·  last activity 9mo ago by Alexei‭

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Meta A cleanup of "What type of questions can I ask here?"

What type of questions can I ask here? has gotten rather cluttered since we have added/removed a lot of things along the way. In particular, I think it is hard to get an idea of what's on-topic by ...

1 answer  ·  posted 10mo ago by Lundin‭  ·  last activity 10mo ago by klutt‭

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Meta How to best ask about algorithmic problems

The question How to efficiently remove every occurrence of one string inside another and discussions in the comments there got me thinking about the best way to ask about algorithmic problems. In p...

1 answer  ·  posted 11mo ago by Trilarion‭  ·  last activity 11mo ago by Lundin‭

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Meta Community feedback: What type of questions can I ask here?

There is a new page What type of questions can I ask here? (found under Help -&gt; Guidance.) I'll quote it as whole below, for convenience. Please give feedback on specific items in the list that ...

15 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Lundin‭  ·  last activity 12mo ago by Lundin‭

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Meta Are general questions (hopefully resulting in comprehensive, 'canonical' answers) in scope

Co I'm a database/desktop dev venturing into programming web apps using Angular and I've been informed 'functional reactive programming' is something I should be aware of. Some other site has a ge...

3 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by mcalex‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Meta Is this a good fit for Code Reviews, and if so, how to best post it?

I've just dived into pygame and written a little game in it, of which I'd like a review (it's my first try of pygame). However I'm not sure if it is a good fit for the site, and if so, how exactly ...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by celtschk‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Peter Taylor‭

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Meta Are Linux-related questions on-topic?

I'm trying to learn Linux, and I've got plenty of questions to ask on the subject, especially when it comes to differences between Linux's command line and Apple's. Would such questions be accepted...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by DonielF‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by klutt‭

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Meta Are reference requests welcome here?

On that other site that shall not be named, reference request questions are outlawed as "asking for an off-site resource". What do you guys think about such questions? Should they be welcome here?...

4 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by meriton‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by dmckee‭

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Meta Site scope - draft proposal [duplicate]

EDIT: This discussion thread is mostly obsolete now that a new draft has been posted on the site. Please take further discussion &amp; proposals to this meta post instead: Community feedback: What ...

6 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Lundin‭  ·  closed as duplicate 2y ago by Lundin‭

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Meta Asking software architecture related questions on Software Development community

Context Over the years I had a hard time addressing questions about software architecture like these ones . Soon after posting them, they receive a couple of downvotes and close votes which set the...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Alexei‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by shagie‭

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