/r/programming/

r/programming

6.2M members
r/programming is a subreddit with 6.2M members. Its distinguishing qualities are that the community is massive in size, and has high activity.
Computer Programming

Popular Themes in r/programming

#1
Pain & Anger
: "Cloudflare took down our website after trying to force us to pay 120k$ within 24h"
16 posts
#2
News
: "Study Finds That 52 Percent of ChatGPT Answers to Programming Questions Are Wrong"
16 posts
#3
Solution Requests
: "What is Google Zanzibar?"
15 posts
#4
Advice Requests
: "Hash Collisions: How Large is a 160 Bit Number?"
5 posts
#5
Self-Promotion
: "I Open-Sourced KeyEcho: Fast-Responsive Mechanical Keyboard Sounds with Every Keystroke"
5 posts

Popular Topics in r/programming

#1

Programming

: "Study Finds That 52 Percent of ChatGPT Answers to Programming Questions Are Wrong"
19 posts
#2

Python

: "How Python Compares Floats and Ints: Why It Can Give Surprising Results"
13 posts
#3

Rust

: "JetBrains RustRover Is Released and Includes a Free Non-Commercial Option"
9 posts
#4

Security

: "Malicious PyPI Package Promoted on StackOverflow Spreads Malware"
7 posts
#5

Performance

: "Clean Code Means Good Code: Performance Debate"
6 posts
#6

Javascript

: "What's Coming To GameMaker In 2024: Full-Screen Code Editor with Events in the Same Window, Prefabs, Plugins, UI System, New Runtime, and Support for Javascript as a First-Class Language. Investigating support for C#."
5 posts
#7

Algorithm

: "I rebuilt the Algorithm behind the visionOS from scratch"
5 posts
#8

Engineering

: "Engineering for Slow Internet – brr"
5 posts
#9

Software

: "A Philosophy of Software Design": A Must-Read for Mastering Complexity and Reducing Technical Debt"
5 posts
#10

Assembly

: "BASIC vrs 6502 Assembly. Ben Eater 6502 + Worlds Worst video card breadboard computer at 1.4 Mhz effective speed."
5 posts

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Monthly member growth

Member Growth in r/programming

Daily
+2k members(0.0%)
Monthly
+75k members(1.2%)
Yearly
+750k members(13.7%)

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