re: The truth about using Stack Overflow || Copy & Paste Developers VIEW POST


Generally, when I end up on Stack, I'm looking for the gist of what I'm trying to accomplish. By the time I've resorted to Googling and getting taken to Stack, I've already got enough of my code in place that I've established the vars, style, etc. that I'm looking to use ...and it's rare that what's in the Stack answer I consult will fit "as is" into the code I already have (at least, not without being a only slightly-less-obvious than commenting the block with "see <STACK_ANSWER_URL>".

code of conduct - report abuse