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Software Engineering 101, How to Post Questions on Stack Overflow
September 22nd, 2012 | Tbilisi, Georgia | John Keogh
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The evolution of software engineering has been something like:

EraSkillsInterview QuestionsCulture
Internal Specific Knowledge (70's-early 90's)Knowing specific APIs and librariesHow to complete specific tasks given a specific librarySort of a brotherhood with arcane knowledge
Internal General KnowledgeInterfaces, Design Patterns, AlgorithmsWhat pattern would you use to solve...Doing actual coding was subordinate to "architecture"
External KnowledgeBuild systems using code fragments from online sourcesDo you know how to Google?Getting work done is cool again, much more democratic society of hackers