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Alvaro Cavalcanti

Writing software about people, one story at a time since 1998.

Location Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil Joined Joined onΒ  Personal website http://alvarocavalcanti.github.io github website twitter website

Education

UNICAP

Work

Developer at Convene Inc.

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What was your TDD aha moment?

You seem to be confusing unit testing with TDD. Unit tests...

What was your TDD aha moment?

It's hard to describe it without a clear example, but I can a...

What was your TDD aha moment?

I'm currently working on a project which we started back in...

Readability for Real - Using Meaningful Names for Database Queries

I see your point, Theofanis, and it's a valid one. But just...

Practical Python - Duck-typing to the rescue!

You points are much appreciated, Ali! Thanks! I do underst...

Do you consider reading books a must?

+1 on all of this. Pretty much all I would have said. 😊

Who's looking for open source contributors? (May 7 edition)

I know it can be hard. But you can try analyzing the code, ...

Who's looking for open source contributors? (May 7 edition)

Pierre DeCheck! github.com/alvarocavalcanti/pierre... It's...

Resources for Learning Python

Great resources! Thanks for that! Also, for those interested...

Future dev.to product concept: "Preview" button in index view

I'm always for iterative evolution. Text only at first (if ...

Future dev.to product concept: "Preview" button in index view

I like it! But I must say, since you said the investment w...

Ever wished for a pull request dependency check? You've got it.

The cron job is a possible solution, which would also requi...

Ever wished for a pull request dependency check? You've got it.

Thanks, Patricio! I hope it proves to be useful! To answer...

6 Months of Working Remotely Taught Me a Thing or Ten

Great article! Unfortunately I just found it now, and could...

To Create or To Fix?

I didn't know her article, and I so agree with you. It reso...

As a Senior, do you look forward to mentor Junior developers?

I totally agree with you! Junior people would require more ...

As a Senior, do you look forward to mentor Junior developers?

I have worked for 3+ years at a company that values mentori...

The most important lesson that the success of JavaScript has taught us

I do agree that they are different, but related, matters. A...

Watch your Coding Manners

Regarding comments, I have never liked them much, but was h...

What are your must-read tech books for 2018?

This is a great list, and goes along with mine! Just add th...

How do you stay focused at work?

Even though I get what you mean by not liking the "stay-foc...

I'm running my first tech workshop next week. Any general advice?

Be mindful, tho. Remember it's supposed to be a hands-on wo...

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