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Aschwin Wesselius

- Self taught - Tech Lead - On web technologies since 1999

Location Amsterdam, The Netherlands Joined Joined on  Personal website https://aschwin.wesseli.us github website

Education

Self-taught

Work

Tech Lead at Flexpedia

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How To Structure Your App In a Way That Scales.

Who says it's a bad thing? I also just state that is how it i...

How To Structure Your App In a Way That Scales.

True, DDD can help a lot in a sense of thinking into structur...

Where do you like to travel the most? 🏔🏝

I'm located in The Netherlands, near Amsterdam. The Netherlan...

What's the last technical book you read?

Yes, it is utmost necessary to cut through the egomania. But ...

What great software invention or idea never gained adoption?

The actor model will be the most prominent next step after th...

Microservices, what is it not, and what is it?

Read the book "Righting Software" by Juval Löwy for all the...

The Secret Art of Debugging

So, I'm not the only one...

How to Write a Great Technical Blog Post

I highly recommend these books: Elements of Technical Wri...

The 25 most recommended programming books of all-time.

I always have a hard time making reviews or the opinion of th...

The 25 most recommended programming books of all-time.

Not sure I'd take John Sonmez's or Robert Martin's word fo...

Daily Challenge #98 - Make a Spiral

Sprial or spiral? The title says sprial, the article says ...

Share your favourite PHP trick!

Well, even though it's not really about PHP, it's still a n...

How to give effective feedback

Thank you for this article! This quote always hit home wit...

As a self-taught, have you considered getting a degree afterwards?

I don't have a degree, since I'm an autodidact myself too. ...

How often do you clean your screen/keyboard?

How often do I do what??? Sorry, I don't understand the que...

Favorite song to listen while you code?

Btw, the whole original sound tracks of Oceans 11, 12, 13 a...

Top 5 Programming Languages for Software Development

I think you missed out on mentioning arguments for “best”. T...

Interview with Ben Ilegbodu: Three Things That Compose Seniority

A good senior, soon to be lead, needs the feeling to make c...

Describe Your Job With a GIF!

I know, this thread is old, but I just found it OK? Here's...

There Is No "Right" Way: Git Rebase vs Merge

When you are starting out, don't look for the right way, l...

Interview with Taylor Otwell: 6 Lessons Learned From Creating Laravel

Thanks for sharing these highlighted lessons. I've met Taylo...

Favorite song to listen while you code?

Way Out West - Domination It's quite long, so it has a lon...

What’s overrated?

Disruption Clickbait Listicles SJW's Agile (with an A, not...

How do you cope with bad code?

Bad code is like a piece of text, with vulgar language, wro...

Observation: Green Tea Tastes Better From A DEV Mug

The best thing is, they also ship to Europe!

What do you call people who don't code?

Layman / laymen is still the best fit.

Which fictional story (book, movie, etc.) is the best allegory for software development?

Plato's Allegory of the Cave and especially the return to t...

Making Defects Impossible

Great explanations Matt! I learned a lot from this post. T...

Monolithic vs Microservice Architecture- Pros and Cons

Thank you for this article! I've always liked this present...

Can you describe how you visualize or form mental models around your work?

Nice, Mermaid looks very similar to PlantUML's notation. Ma...

PHP needs its own ES6

I think the presentation by Christopher Pitt on Laracon Ams...

How I went from charging $100 to $10,000+ for a website

A good company, a economically healthy company doesn't care...

Even the Big Ones Mess Up

You, me, Amazon or Instagram...we will never write perfect...

Are we pretentious and arrogant?

This sounds very much like the problem in this article: ti...

DEV Tip: Subscribe to the "Welcome Thread"

Thanks. Done.

Why I can't recommend Clean Architecture by Robert C Martin

If you really, really, really want to understand software a...

5 Powerful Programming Languages to Stretch Your Brain

The final nail in Smalltalk? Smalltalk is still alive! Eve...

What's one thing you wish you knew before you started programming?

I started programming when I was 10 in 1975. Does that coun...

Fighting Burnout

Thanks for writing down this important information. I've lis...

Awesome Technical Debt

Thanks for the list! I think it's a good start. PS: I hate...

5 Powerful Programming Languages to Stretch Your Brain

Somebody already mentioned Smalltalk. If one really wants t...

What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?

The Hot Dog Stand theme actually is an ancient prank. Windo...

What’s the best JavaScript framework?

I think ExtJS beats any of the frameworks so far. Yes, it's...

What’s the best JavaScript framework?

This would have been my suggestion too.

What's your most re-watchable movie?

From my list one can tell I like heist movies, so name any ...

Which types of loops are most popular in the programming languages you use?

In PHP the implementation of collections is quite popular n...

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