Questions tagged [site-recommendation]

After looking through the site list, https://stackexchange.com/sites, don't know where to ask your question on the Stack Exchange Network? Give as much detail as possible about the question you'd like to ask, and the community will help you find the appropriate site. Please phrase your question explicitly as a site recommendation, or it might be closed as blatantly off-topic.

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Which computer science / programming Stack Exchange sites do I post on?

There seems to be more than a few computer science/programming Stack Exchange networks (is that the correct term?). Stack Overflow, being the first, has by far the most users, questions, and answers. ...
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Where can I ask a question about finding general software that meets certain requirements?

I have a list of requirements for a program, but I don't know what program meets these criteria. That's about general-purpose software, for example, not a programming IDE or statistical workbench, ...
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Where can I ask about Software Licenses/Licensing?

Is it appropriate to ask questions about software licenses/licensing on StackOverflow? Or is the appropriate place Programmers Stack Exchange? Or is there no appropriate site currently and we should ...
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Where can you ask about Career Advice?

The Help Center of Programmers specifically says not to ask for career advice but people do it anyway. Should I consider the Help Center outdated or only loosely enforced? And what about a career ...
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What Stack Exchange site would address software suggestion questions? [duplicate]

In general, if I had a laundry list of needs, restrictions, and desires that a particular application would need to address, but didn't know of a particular product name that would address those needs:...
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Where do I ask where to ask?

If I have a specific question I want to ask about, but I don't know which Stack Exchange site would be on topic for asking that question, where can I ask where to ask that question? Is there any ...
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Hardware questions and Stack Exchange

Recently I wondered about a webcam on my laptop; about the driver problem with it and about all stuff related to devices and hardware. I see, that the Stack Exchange network has Q&A about: ...
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Where do books & learning sources questions belong? [duplicate]

Where should I post question like: Where can I find books on [some programing subject]? or Online sources for learning [some programing technique]? Stackoverflow? Programmers? Should it be ...
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What about meta-meta Stack Exchange?

Meta Stack Exchange (which emerged from Meta Stack Overflow after the Stack Exchange network was spawned) is great; it gives you a chance to talk about the Stack Exchange network in a disconnected ...
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Vim questions: do they belong to Stack Overflow or Super User?

Where do Vim questions belong? It seems pretty clear to me that they belong on Stack Overflow, because: Vim is predominately used by programmers. It's already clear that IDE-related questions go ...
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Could we have a SE for software/hardware recommendations?

In a perfect world, the so-important advice "do not reinvent the wheel" would be extensively followed. In practice, everyday millions of wheels are reinvented simply because someone didn't know an ...
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Where can I post code for others to review?

In which section of Stack Overflow (or the Stack Exchange network) can I request a code review from my peers, or ask them to tell me what errors might be in my code, or help me to optimize it for ...
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Where in the (Stack Exchange) world can I initiate a programming-related discussion? [duplicate]

I fired up Stack Overflow just now and entered in the search "best jquery tooltip plugin", and was met with a fine collection of perfectly clickable candidates ... many of which have been closed as ...
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Searching for software recommendation [duplicate]

Where in Stack Overflow can I ask, which software is best suitable for specific purpose? For example, a good software which is free for fashion related. The application should be able to show a ...
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Where on SE to discuss computer science

What is the right site on the Stack Exchange network for computer science questions? None of the answers I can think of are remotely satisfying: Stack Overflow: Even if CS questions are acceptable (...
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Where can I ask general curious discussion questions? [duplicate]

Is there a general discussion section for curious questions? Or are we simply left to swallow such curiosity because the results of it may or may not benefit a big crowd? Sample question There's an ...
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How to ask a “Recommended design / tool for the job” question correctly, and where?

I have an architecture question, which involves both best practices and design patterns part, as well as "best tool for the job" part. As far as I know the first part, if written correctly, is a valid ...
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On which Stack Exchange site should I post subjective questions? [duplicate]

I just got a question closed because it was rendered subjective by the moderators. The question is important to me and I believe other people would benefit. So, I ask the following non subjective ...
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Would questions about App Store approval be appropriate for SO?

I have a bag full of questions about common practices regarding submissions to the Apple AppStore approval team regarding OS X and iOS apps. Would SO be an appropriate place to ask these? They are ...
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Super User versus Unix and Linux versus Ask Ubuntu

What's the difference between Super User, Unix and Linux, and Ask Ubuntu? In general, what's a rule for deciding where to post a question when I have one (which might apply to any of those 3)? If I'm ...
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Where to ask for general advice for young programmers?

I'm thirteen years old (yes I was twelve when I signed up, but I had my parents make my account on my behalf and did not post any personal information, which I believe is legal :-P), and I am very ...
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Which Stack Exchange site is best for Microsoft Excel questions? [duplicate]

Which Stack Exchange is the best site to ask questions about Microsoft Excel (as well as potentially other Microsoft Office and VBA questions)?
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Where to ask a question about an IDE? [duplicate]

Where to ask a question about an IDE? It's programming related (well, kinda), but it's also a question about software. It's most likely that programmers will be able to answer the question correctly. ...
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Is there a way to search all sites at once?

I was just wondering if there were any posts already about which tablet would be the best buy for this holiday season. I wasn't sure which site I should look on. Super User maybe? Electronics maybe? ...
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Where can I ask questions for networking?

Where can I ask questions regarding Networking Cisco CCNA/CCNP/CCIE IP subnetting
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Is there a catch-all place on the Stack Exchange network where one can post any question that does not obviously belong to the Stack Exchange sites?

Is there a catch-all place somewhere on the Stack Exchange sites where one can post a (any) question that does not obviously belong to any of the Stack Exchange sites? Sometimes I have questions but ...
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Which Stack Exchange website for machine learning and computational algorithms?

I'm currently working on many machine learning and computational algorithms, such as Singular Value Decomposition, Support Vector Machines, and others. I'd like to ask questions about these topics, ...
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Which Stack Exchange is proper for asking Microsoft Word related questions?

I would like to ask a question about Microsoft Word. It is the software itself based not coding related. The question is about table shapes. Which one is most proper ?
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How do I find the Stack Exchange site I'm looking for?

Say I have a question and I'm not sure what Stack Exchange site to ask it on. Is there a place to ask a question and get it routed to the correct Stack Exchange site?
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Stack Exchange website for medical questions

Is there any Stack Exchange website to ask questions related to medical? Is the physical fitness website including medical too? Can anyone ask questions related to psychology?
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Why don't we add a question with the same tag on multiple Stack Exchange sites?

At first I thought my question might be a duplicate of View questions with the same tag across multiple SE sites, but it's different. In fact it's the reverse. Most of the time users encounter with ...
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WordPress Answers or Stack Overflow?

With the advent of the WordPress Answers Stack Exchange site, there's undoubtedly going to be overlap. But I just want to get some advice: I'm a developer and I kinda hate WordPress, but have to use ...
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Right place to ask a “discussion” question (I'm setting up a blog, what should…) [duplicate]

I'm pretty sure this isn't the right place to ask this. I'm not aware of a stack site out there where this question would fit. If someone could point me to the right place it would be awesome. The ...
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Is there a Stack Exchange community in which one can ask subjective and possibly open-ended programming questions? [duplicate]

I am working on a Web application, and I was looking for a reasonable implementation for one of its backend services. I wanted to ask the community if they have done something similar and if so how ...
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Where to ask Question that can be flagged too broad or opinion based [duplicate]

I came across the following question: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/18124609/frontend-backend-for-a-social-networking-mobile-web-app This can be easily flagged for too broad or opinion based, ...
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Proposing Windows as its own Stack Exchange site?

Is there a reason why we have a "Unix and Linux" Stack Exchange and an "Apple" Stack Exchange but no "Windows" Stack Exchange? (Hell even Ubuntu got its own) I couldn't find it anywhere so I'm asking....
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How to get product recommendations [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What Stack Exchange site would address software suggestion questions? I have a question of the form "what companies provide service X?" I checked meta, and apparently such ...
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Where should I ask questions about architecture of physical spaces?

I would like to ask a question not about software architecture, but physical architecture, i.e., the design of buildings and other elements of the "built environment". I was looking for a Stack ...
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Which site should I use for my question? And where do I find this info? - Stack Exchange's Site Directory

When creating a new question I want to post it on the most relevant site. But what site is that? E.g. I know from experience that stackoverflow.com is programming related, but otherwise I look at the ...
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Where do I ask questions about product benchmarks and comparisons? [duplicate]

Sometimes I want to learn about a new programming related issue—topics such as DB ORM, search indexer, identity providers, logging, etc. When I don't know anything about a subject, I ask for ...
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Where do I post questions about Dev Ops?

In the last month or two I've noticed my questions are becoming increasingly dev ops related and less related to server fault or stackoverflow. Examples include 0MQ compiling issues or problems in TCP....
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Which site do Excel (or other spreadsheet) formulas belong on? [duplicate]

I just voted to close this question on Stack Overflow. The question, on Stack Overflow, is simply about an Excel formula. I felt it belonged on Super User, so I voted to close. Is my ...
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Which Stack Exchange site is best for AutoCAD questions?

Which Stack Exchange site is best for AutoCAD questions like using Blender for graphical design?
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Is there a Stack Exchange site for interview questions?

Is there a Stack Exchange site for both technical and behavioural interview questions? Where I could ask questions about, for example: Sample questions and solutions, experiences, or seeking advice ...
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How to ask a broad question on SO? [closed]

How do I ask questions on Stack Overflow when the premise of the question requires a lot of background? This question is a good example. I've read the guidelines on how to ask a question several ...
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Is there a site for literature?

Is there any Stack Exchange site where the main topic is literature? I have tried the English Language site, but it seems that it is not the appropriate site. Perhaps the writers site would work? ...
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Does Stack Exchange have an Economics section?

I was wondering if there is a viable place on Stack Exchange to ask economics-related questions. Questions I'd have in particular could be equation-based or theoretical. I suppose the equation-based ...
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Supernatural sites on Stack Exchange

Is there any Q&A site under the Stack Exchange network where we can discuss about supernatural incidents? If not, then whom should I petition to create it?
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Where should I ask a question about using Wolfram Mathematica?

Should I use the Math SE beta or Stack Overflow? Or if Stack Exchange doesn't have an appropriate site, where should I go? I like Stack Exchange, though.
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Which Stack Exchange site is for asking about Facebook?

I want to ask question about problems in my Facebook account. On which Stack Exchange site should I ask?