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What programming languages have been created by CGCC users?

Language-creation has become a popular activity on CGCC. A decent portion of answers, especially code-golf answers, are written in languages invented by the community. These are also languages that ...
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We're not a Q&A site. But what should be done about it?

It has come up several times recently (more than usual) that PPCG differs from most of the other Stack Exchange sites in that it's not a Q&A site. People don't come here to ask a question because ...
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Where to find an online testing environment for specific programming languages?

Here is my scenario. I pose a programming puzzle. It might be golf, or might be something else, but I don't specify the language. Some posts a answer that looks really good, but I don't have a ...
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Installation and testing instructions for specific programming languages

Most of the answers on this site are made using programming languages, that are well known, and easily installable by most of the people. They have well known installers (or are already included) in ...
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2016 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the candidates on the topic ...
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What changes should we make to the showcase before and after unlocking and reopening it?

We've reached consensus! We'll make an exception and unlock and reopen the Showcase of Languages thread. In this (hopefully final) meta posts, we have to decide what this exception will cover, i.e., ...
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Making an exception for the "Showcase of Languages"

Comparing the vote tallies on Proposal to lock the Language Showcase as historically significant before and after the Showcase of Languages was closed and locked leads me to the following conclusion. ...
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What does Code Golf's progress look like right now?

I'm Grace Note, a Community Manager at Stack Exchange. We have a process for how sites go about graduating or sticking around in Beta, but as noted in the comments there, Code Golf is one of two ...
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New First-Time Asker Dialog

This revision has been submitted to the devs to push the change, so unless there are any critical issues, this is the final version and I will not be modifying it anymore. (I have cut down the post ...
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Please explain why this page was not sensibly migrated to Meta

I am new to codegolf, but not new to the Stack Exchange Network, so I am puzzled (pun intended). I recently joined this community and immediately searched for tips about how to post good php answers ...
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Community FAQ for Code Golf and Coding Challenges

Community FAQ For the Code Golf and Coding Challenges site For official guidance from Stack Exchange, visit the Help Center. General information Welcome to Code Golf and Coding Challenges Stack ...
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Re-evaluating [tips] and tip-like questions

Currently, all tips questions on the main site are Community Wiki. Furthermore, there are not many other non-challenge questions on the main site. These types of questions are generally supressed on ...
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A Better Help Center

This question is somewhat in response to The one limiting stat for us still being in beta where the consensus seemed to be that question quality was the main issue. I definitely agree. I believe that ...
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Can I ask about improving golfing on some code

I have answered a challenge and the code ended up being longer than expected. I'm also pretty sure there is still room for golfing the code but I can't see it at the moment. Is it okay to ask a ...
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Historical lock for "Language idea for golfing purposes"?

Language idea for golfing purposes is a very interesting question with very interesting answers. While retagging the two non-closed questions tagged golfing-language per Retire [golfing-language]?, ...
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