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2008Why are the Microsoft Office file formats so complicated? (joelonsoftware.com)
393 points | 7 years ago with 227 comments
2005Everyone thinks they're hiring the top 1% (joelonsoftware.com)
286 points | 13 years ago with 106 comments
2006My First BillG Review (joelonsoftware.com)
251 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 153 comments
2001Don’t Let Architecture Astronauts Scare You (joelonsoftware.com)
237 points across 2 posts | 2 years ago with 148 comments
2005Making Wrong Code Look Wrong (joelonsoftware.com)
198 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 97 comments
2000Things You Should Never Do, Part I (joelonsoftware.com)
174 points | 10 years ago with 154 comments
2001In Defense of Not-Invented-Here Syndrome (joelonsoftware.com)
163 points across 2 posts | 1 year ago with 112 comments
2000Things You Should Never Do (joelonsoftware.com)
128 points | 4 years ago with 83 comments
2002Fire and Motion (joelonsoftware.com)
119 points across 2 posts | 10 months ago with 6 comments
2003What Every Software Developer Must Know About Unicode (joelonsoftware.com)
96 points | 10 years ago with 33 comments
2009The Duct Tape Programmer (joelonsoftware.com)
93 points | 3 years ago with 50 comments
2002The Law of Leaky Abstractions (joelonsoftware.com)
87 points | 10 years ago with 31 comments
2003Joel on The Absolute Minimum Every Developer Must Know About Unicode (joelonsoftware.com)
82 points across 3 posts | 9 years ago with 1 comments
2006My First BillG Review (joelonsoftware.com)
78 points | 9 years ago with 13 comments
2001In Defense of Not-Invented-Here Syndrome (joelonsoftware.com)
66 points | 13 years ago with 44 comments
2003Exceptions (joelonsoftware.com)
63 points | 10 years ago with 89 comments
2002Commoditize your complements (joelonsoftware.com)
62 points | 3 years ago with 25 comments
2000Chicken and Egg Problem (joelonsoftware.com)
58 points | 2 years ago with 19 comments
2003The Minimum Every Software Developer Absolutely Must Know About Unicode (joelonsoftware.com)
57 points | 7 years ago with 11 comments
2001Back to Basics (joelonsoftware.com)
51 points | 5 years ago with 5 comments
2000Let Me Go Back (joelonsoftware.com)
47 points | 1 year ago with 10 comments
2008Good Software Takes 10 Years to Make (joelonsoftware.com)
47 points | 2 years ago with 4 comments
2001Bloatware and the 80/20 Myth (joelonsoftware.com)
44 points | 10 years ago with 58 comments
2007Where there’s muck, there’s brass (joelonsoftware.com)
26 points | 2 years ago with 14 comments

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