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Software job: Am I going to get fired? How to make it go best-ish-ly?

Do verbal warnings predict firing? What should I expect if I do get fired, and how do I make the best of it? [more inside]
posted by zeek321 on Dec 25, 2013 - 29 answers

New to the US but not to software engineering- help advise my husband.

My husband just moved to the US and so is not so familiar with the local software engineering scene (actually, not so familiar with the scene at all as he hadn't even visited the US before this). I'm American and can guide him a little, but not too much because I'm not in software or a related industry. [more inside]
posted by cacao on Mar 8, 2013 - 15 answers

Software job: good, bad, mediocre?

First job in the software industry. Is it good, awful, or just mediocre? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 5, 2012 - 27 answers

Aptitude-based hiring and on-the-job hiring in software companies?

I'm looking for software companies that do 1) aptitude-based hiring and 2) on-the-job training: "If you pass a (often language-agnostic) programming test, in addition to in-person interviews, maybe a code review, etc., we will train you for your job." What companies in the Chicago area follow this model? [more inside]
posted by zeek321 on Nov 5, 2011 - 1 answer

Where can I find great code?

What open-source projects should I look at to see examples of great design and clear coding style? [more inside]
posted by scose on Oct 2, 2011 - 9 answers

When is it necessary to write a cover letter?

When is it necessary to write a cover letter? [more inside]
posted by Sloop John B on Apr 25, 2011 - 16 answers

Resume help : how to express my (slightly) complicated work experiences

In need of resume help. Abridged version : I worked for Company A, and then Company A split into two companies, Company B and Company C. Company A no longer exists. How do I list this on my resume? [more inside]
posted by Sloop John B on Mar 29, 2011 - 9 answers

When was the last time your boss actually asked you to detect a cycle in a linked list?

Help! I'm really really bad at computer programming interviews. Unfortunately ... I'm a computer programmer. [more inside]
posted by coelacanth! on Oct 21, 2010 - 31 answers

Know of any good workplaces for software developers in the Twin Cities?

I'm a software developer who's thinking of changing jobs. Can you help me figure out which companies in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area I should be looking at, and which ones I should stay away from? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 6, 2010 - 5 answers

Do I need the 32-bit or 64-bit Oracle client?

I'm migrating a data-driven web application written in classic ASP from a development server running Windows Server 2003 (32-bit) and a previous version of IIS to a new development server running Windows Server 2008 (64-bit) and IIS7. I need to install the Oracle 10g client on the new server to connect to an existing Oracle DB, but that DB is served on a machine running 32-bit Windows. So which version of the Oracle client for Windows should I install, the 32-bit or 64-bit version?
posted by saulgoodman on Jun 15, 2010 - 3 answers

Is time collection the norm in software engineering?

Is time collection (as in, recording what you work on to the nearest 15 minutes) the norm in software engineering? [more inside]
posted by mpls2 on Feb 14, 2010 - 18 answers

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