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Friday, March 23, 2012

So you want some help?

Warning: Rant!

So you want help with something.
Ok.

Now make it easy to help you.

I get a bit annoyed by people posting questions (on SO mainly) with a vague problem or descriptions of what's been tried but no actual code

    Deliberately including no examples to protect the guilty


Before you ask for help, please read the following:
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/how-to-ask
http://tinyurl.com/so-hints 
http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/2012/03/rubber-duck-problem-solving.html

It'll help us to help you.
We want to help, just don't make us jump through unnecessary hoops.


Not just a rant, I also wanted a place I could quickly find the above links again.;)

Are you a Windows Phone, Nokia-X (Android) or Asha developer? If so, you could be getting rewards for the apps you build and the success they achieve by joining the DVLUP program.

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