I have been on Stack Overflow for a while.

Questions of the kind of

recommend me some book / library / SDK / tutorial to do bla bla bla

are not allowed there.

Actually I have flagged many question of this kind as "off-topic"!

My question is, on which Stack Exchange site can I post this type of question and hopefully get an answer?

marked as duplicate by Nathan Tuggy, PolyGeo, Jason C, Ward - Reinstate Monica, gnat Mar 13 '17 at 6:55

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  • @NathanTuggy it is not the same, in the mentioned question, is asking about software recommendations but I am not !, I am looking for tools [related to programming] recommendations site, this could include IDEs, libraries, SDK, etc – Atef Hares Mar 13 '17 at 2:35
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    Those ... are software, and the linked question specifically says IDEs are fine. (Which they are, as far as I know.) – Nathan Tuggy Mar 13 '17 at 2:36
  • on the mentiod question, the most voted answer says: Software Recommendations Stack Exchange accepts questions about general-purpose software, development tools and libraries, as well as more specialized software. but read this, it is copied from on-topic page of the Software Recommendations Stack Exchange: note that recommendations of tutorials, data sources, media libraries (,e.g. icon collections) etc. are off-topic – as are questions like “what technology to use for …?”, – Atef Hares Mar 13 '17 at 2:44
  • For this not to be a duplicate (or too broad for effectively asking multiple questions) I think you need to remove "library / SDK" from it. I think the answer for recommendations other than software (Software Recommendations) and hardware (Hardware Recommendations) will be to look for an SE chat room that allows them. – PolyGeo Mar 13 '17 at 3:01
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    To begin with your list is somewhat vauge, 'bla bla bla', so nothing definite can be said. Aside from the recommendations from @PolyGeo, I think you'll find that other requests for recommendations will be generally rejected as off-topic every where. See the SE blog posts [here]( blog.stackoverflow.com/2010/09/good-subjective-bad-subjective) for subjective questions, and here for the idea that questions have answers. – Gypsy Spellweaver Mar 13 '17 at 3:18
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    @PolyGeo, Yes I guess you are right, I was not able to find a site in which these are not off-topic, chat rooms might be a good place! – Atef Hares Mar 13 '17 at 3:40
  • @GypsySpellweaver I guess, StackExchange, is not the correct place to ask such kinds of questions! – Atef Hares Mar 13 '17 at 3:40
  • Thanks all for helping! – Atef Hares Mar 13 '17 at 3:42

book / library / SDK / tutorial

The only site that comes close is Software Recommendations. As the title indicates, only software is covered. Books and tutorials are off-topic almost everywhere.

Resource recommendation questions have several potential problems, and SoftwareRecs has strict quality guidelines to help weed out the bad questions that are difficult to answer. Please be sure to read their help center and look up existing questions for examples of both good and bad questions before asking your own.

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    Strictly speaking books and tutorials are not (yet) considered off-topic everywhere e.g. meta.gis.stackexchange.com/questions/3660 but I have upvoted your answer because I think that they should be. – PolyGeo Mar 13 '17 at 4:13
  • @PolyGeo thanks, I was not aware of that. – user255171 Mar 13 '17 at 4:26

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