The whole site is about coding, so it seems kind of silly to have a tag for it. Was that tag intended to refer to something specific? Is there some reason certain questions should be tagged "coding" and others shouldn't? Looking at the list of questions tagged "coding" I don't see anything most of them have in common (except that they're all presumably about programming, of course). So I figure either the tag is being widely misused and should be renamed or at least explained in a tag wiki, or it's useless and should be deleted.
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closed as off-topic by Undo, Emrakul, Martijn Pieters, 3ventic, psubsee2003 May 11 '14 at 11:56
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Aside from the fact that almost all the users on the front page of that topic are brand new and the ones that aren't probably don't think they'll get the traction they want on programmers (not the toilet bowl!) then I think that the main thing there is that it's a tag that indicates that someone is new to the site and doesn't quite understand it.
I would suggest that you take the initiative and use that tag as a way to welcome new users and help them focus their questions and learn to ask better questions and be a better community member ;)
This is the only user on that front page that I would've expected to actually ask their question on P.SE Alternative descriptions for 'refactoring' that make a manager happy? http://stackoverflow.com/users/48181/martinus
Otherwise I wonder if the use of this tag wouldn't be another good metric to say "hey, new user, how can we help them be a better member of the community!"
I would interpret that tag to refer to coding styles and practices. Many such questions would belong more on Programmers than regular SO, but there could be some that manage to fit, such as questions like "how can I properly refactor the following code?"