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Which community to ask for advice about which versioning software to use for particular project type?

I am doing a Master's thesis and trying to decide the best way to organize my MATLAB data processing files. I want to ask for advice on the best versioning system to use. What would be the ...
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Place for indie developers to promote their own software

Within the Stack Exchange ecosystem, is there a place for indie developers to post links to their software? Promote, Test, Discuss, and Brag about it? If no, then why not?
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Should questions about drivers for gaming hardware go to Arqade or Super User?

I have a Razer gaming keyboard which uses a driver/software package called Razer Synapse. This software is required to change many of the functions of the keyboard, such as lighting, macros, profiles, ...
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Where to Ask Question a/ Tech-Specific Term?

I want to ask if there is a technical antonym of "portable", in reference to portable apps¹, but I'm unsure which site to post on: It's about technical computer terminology, not colloquial or ...
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Usability Feature Request - Make Date/Time/Version more prominent in Q and A

I have a usability suggestion. Since we are now dealing with six versions of PHP, generations of Java, and decades of HTML, the relevance and value of answers are critically based upon these ...
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Software engineering stack question [duplicate]

I am about to start a new research project, and want to ask/poll the community on what technology stacks they think I should use beyond ones that I would provide and explain. Where can I ask my ...
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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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Why was Redis chosen over Memcache for the cache layer for Stack Overflow?

From this post, it is clear that the Stack Overflow team uses Redis heavily and it has been working well for them. Since there are a number of other similar solutions in the cache space, I was ...
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What Stack Exchange site is appropriate to ask questions about virus removal?

What Stack Exchange site, if any, is appropriate to ask questions about virus removal?
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Should we contribute to questions related to software security?

Someone asked the question below on SO and it made one very energetic user (I rather not point fingers) lose his mind: https://stackoverflow.com/q/5759528/176769 The question has been edited, but the ...
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Software to notify about interesting tags?

Is there any software out there to notify about interesting questions based on my added tags as soon as they chip in?
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POS software or Hardware?

Is Point of Sale software or Hardware ever discussed on this site? Is this an appropriate site for POS questions? I think that it is but do not see any strings for this subject. Ie: Radiant, Aloha, ...