169: Buffer Overflow, Tabs vs Spaces

Season 1 | Episode 169
1h 0m | Mar 14, 2024

Several years ago, Stack Overflow noticed a small but surprising trend within their 2017 Developer Survey data. Even when attempting to adjust for several factors, it seems that the programmers who indent their code with spaces (as opposed to with tabs) have a higher earning potential. As an example of programmers who love using tabs, the hosts of the show offer up theories about this strange finding.

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With audio editing and engineering by ZCross Media.

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