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Questions tagged [standards]

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Being held to a much higher standard than my peers

I am being held to a higher standard than my peers when it comes to security and best practices in my professional workplace. Some Background. My company's main office is located in the United ...
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Senior keeps suggesting unsolicited changes that would break code

I am a Junior at my work. Often recently the Senior who sits behind me has taken to coming over to me and making suggestions about changing and reordering my code... Initially I took him at face value ...
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My Manager violates IT policies and does not adhere to Standard Practices [closed]

I'm working as an offshore Senior Oracle ERP Developer with a BPO Company and have a Onshore Manager ("MM"). I've been working here for over two years now and one thing I noticed from the beginning ...
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Helping a team member deal with my high standards

I'm the tech lead for our small and growing tech team. One of the first people we hired was a mid-level engineer and a little new to the full software-engineer setup: best practices, coding standards,...
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If I need to change coding style, should I ask for a standard to follow? [closed]

I got my first programming job. It started well but now I got a message that I should write clearer code. I think my code is clear enough. Is it worth of asking if the boss has some coding ...
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Time to move on or can I help improve standards at the company? [closed]

I'm a web developer that has been working for my current employer for just over one year now. The company sells desktop based project management software, and they hired me because they needed a web ...
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2answers
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Title Change Due to Double Standards

I recently received a title change that effectively removed me from all SQL programming at my company, moving me towards a support / training / data transfer position. I had communicated to my HR ...
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How to deal with a coworker that writes software to give him job security instead of solving problems?

I have a coworker that primarily develops programs for internal use in the company. They design their programs in such a way that they progressively consolidate their position within the company so ...
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Coding Standard - haphazard application [closed]

I got this email from my manager this morning; Hi ____, Are you changing the spacing in the JS files that you modify in _____. Every JS file that you have updated has it’s spacing ...