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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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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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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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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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Best Stack Exchange site for asking about Amazon AWS

I have several questions about setting up Amazon AWS (Virtual Private Cloud/VPC, Load Balancers/ELB) -- I see a lot of questions relating to AWS on Stack Overflow, but my questions aren't really ...
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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 should I ask software architecture / design questions? [duplicate]

I often look for feedback about the design/software architecture for a given problem. Should I ask it on Stack Overflow, or is there a separate site that is dedicated for such things?
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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 should I post questions about algorithms: Stack Overflow or Software Engineering? [duplicate]

I'm taking Algorithms this term and I wanted to know where I should post questions about material in the course. Is it Stack Overflow or Software Engineering? Or other SE site? (I wasn't able to ...
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Where do I ask hardware-related questions? [duplicate]

Could anyone tell me where to ask question about hardware? Such as network interface card?
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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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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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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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If I had a question with Excel, which site would I use? [duplicate]

I wanted to understand how to use Excel better, and I had some question regarding it. Which exchange site is good for this?
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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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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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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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Is there a Stack Overflow like site for computer science? [duplicate]

Are there any sites like Stack Overflow where we can ask computer science and more theoretical questions? What do you guys/gals use other than this site? EDIT: Even though I really didn't get ...
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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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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 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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Is there a Stack Exchange for marketing questions?

I understand that Stack Overflow is for technical questions only. Is there another version for other aspects of software—such as marketing software—similar to serverfault.com for admin questions? If ...
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SE site for Microsoft Office questions

There is so much low-grade help online with Microsoft Office that it is difficult to find good answers. I have a question about numbering headers, and would like to post to some 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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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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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 do I ask questions about the Windows OS? [duplicate]

Where do I ask questions about the Windows operating systems? Be it Win 8, 7 or XP. The questions that I want to ask may not be strictly related to a problem I am facing, but related to files and ...
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Are questions about programming “within a video game” different from questions about programming “in real life”?

Gaming the system So, I asked a question over on Meta.SO: Can I ask about assembly programming in the game “Human Resource Machine”? ... It is programming, for sure, but I'm unsure about ...
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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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Where can I ask questions on cloud computing? [duplicate]

I need to ask some questions on cloud computing. I think Server Fault may be perfect place for such questions, but are there any specific Stack Exchange sites where can I ask questions on cloud ...
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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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What site is good for GitHub questions? [duplicate]

Not Git, but GitHub... single or multiple repositories, GitHub-style documentation, etc.
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What is the best Stack Exchange site where business related questions can be asked?

I want to ask a question about small-scale enterprises. What is the best site that can be asked on?
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Where is the community to ask accounting questions?

I had asked this question on money.stackexchange.com but I got a comment that: This site is for personal finance questions. Accounting questions unrelated to personal finance are off-topic here. ...
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Stack Exchange website for cryptocurrencies in general

My suggestion is to add a Stack Exchange website for cryptocurrencies in general. There is just a Bitcoin website, but I have questions about cryptocurrencies in general. Maybe back when that website ...
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Where can questions about our community-run moderation tools be asked?

The question Smoke detector bad keyword detection was recently closed due to not being "about the software that powers the Stack Exchange network, within the scope defined in the help center." MEE is ...
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Is there any health-related site like Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

Is there any health-related site like Stack Overflow?
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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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On which site are LilyPond questions on-topic?

LilyPond is a music typesetting system and markup language. The internal parts are written in lisp and the user interface is influenced by the TeX syntax. So, are questions about this system on-topic ...
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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?
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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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Where can I ask about CNC machines?

I have question about programming CNC machines. Should I ask on Electrical Engineering or Robotics or where exactly? Is there any place dedicated for asking about CNC machines or something like this? ...
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What is wrong with consumer electronics?

I'm beginning to think, that I'm the only person on Earth that has quite a lot of SE-like questions about consumer electronics. About all the devices and device's hardware that are: not a computer (...
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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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Where is the ideal place to ask a MATLAB question?

For most cases the answer is either Stack Overflow or Cross Validated. But for my current question, neither of them seem suitable. Is SU the right place? I also see MATLAB in Area 51, but I'm not sure ...
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Where to ask a question about colorspace theory?

I am writing some computer code to convert color pixels to grayscale. There are many algorithms. I will be using the algorithm from the HDTV standard. Unfortunately, my maths are a little weak, so ...
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Where to ask question about logic?

I've got a question I want to ask about logic, specifically vacuous truths, but I'm not sure where, if anywhere, on SE it would go. My first choice would be a logic SE site, but I didn't see any in ...
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Is there a Stack Exchange site for military related topics?

I have a few questions about military hardware, military regulations, and military policies. Is there a site where I can ask such questions?
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Where can I ask questions regarding Electronics?

I am currently doing some electronics and microcontroller programming, and I have a couple of questions to ask the people here. Most of the questions are regarding wiring on breadboards and ...
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Which site for database design questions? [duplicate]

Which site would be the best site to ask database design questions? I don't mean the architecture like master-slave replication, because that would fit on Server Fault. For example, if I were ...

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