I have several questions about the content and requirements of a software engineer portfolio. For example:

  • What kind of code examples are interesting?
  • Which content is expected from a student applying for programming job?
  • Is it a good idea to provide (very) long comments to your code?
  • How to properly present projects, when the "outcome" is nice, but the code isn't?
  • ...

Is it allowed to ask a question containing some of the questions above? Or will this be off-topic/to broad/primarily opinion based?

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    Chat would be a good home for a lot of these questions I think. – enderland Mar 6 '17 at 18:46
  • Okay, thanks. Next time I'll try to consult the chat first! – Artery Mar 6 '17 at 19:39

How are coding samples helpful when dealing with workplace issues?

I think it will be off topic. Questions that require code to be useful have multiple sites to choose from ( code review, stack overflow, software engineering to name a few ).

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  • That's a good point, thanks! – Artery Mar 6 '17 at 17:51
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    I agree, those look like multiple questions for multiple communities. – Old_Lamplighter Mar 6 '17 at 18:09

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