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HankWalker   4/22/2015 5:44:07 PM
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Stackoverflow.com is all of almost 7 years old. That explains the age distribution of the users. My students and I use it, but started doing so about 38 years after I started writing code. The nature of stackoverflow.com is that it is an excellent choice for open source and software service programming, but not embedded systems, safety critical systems, real-time systems, electronic design automation software, etc. All the sorts of software that tends to be developed by more senior people.

Stackoverflow.com is not fundamentally different than newsgroups or distribution lists that existed nearly 40 years ago. The main advantage is threading and the ability to search.

 

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barfoo0   4/22/2015 5:58:17 PM
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