Questions about English used for talking about programming, but not about programming languages themselves.

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What do you call a group (collective noun) of programmers?

What do you call a group (collective noun) of programmers? I've raise this questions on programmers group but nobody could give me a definitive answer. Probably the ones that make sense are ...
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How to express relation that something belong to something, using noun phrase?

I want to express the belong relation between things, but not use of or 's such as "path of file" or "file's path". In coding, there is sometimes a need to express "belong" relation in an identifier ...
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Should I write documentation on first person plural or on third person singular?

I'm a Spanish computer programmer and I usually write code and documentation in my native language, but lately I'm trying to migrate them to English. The point is this kind of writing is quite formal ...
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What does an odometer measure? Another term for “mileage”

I'm developing a software application in which users must enter odometer values of their cars. I'm looking for the correct term for the variable/database field that stores an odometer reading. Terms ...