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re: Discuss: What are you going to do if/when your position gets automated?
My hope is that programming will get less technical and mor...
re: Discuss: What are you going to do if/when your position gets automated?
The idea of skills stability is interesting. I think we'll ...
re: Unpopular opinion: Junior devs bring much more value to their employers than the market wants them to believe
I think that's intentional. Companies want to pay you as li...
re: Social Lifespan of Posts
I do agree with you that the quality of content on the main...
re: Coding music?
The FEZ OST is pretty great for programming, as well as the...
re: What software development tools (libraries/frameworks/apps/whatever) make you feel most anxious while you're working with them?
Same, the docker developer CLI and I don't particularly jiv...
re: Data structures/algorithms for web devs? 🙆
I don't know if it's an algorithm (more like a pattern) but...
re: What software development tools (libraries/frameworks/apps/whatever) make you feel most anxious while you're working with them?
Anytime I'm editing a JSON config file I'm like { "CONFIG....
re: Advice on Applying for a Job
This is really good advice. Thank you! Especially about bei...
re: How much does audio quality matter to you with your headphone music?
I have Spotify Premium which has a Very High streaming qual...
re: What's the best thing to do when you've run into a debugging dead end?
I always start with asking myself "What assumptions am I ma...
re: What are good resources for PostgreSQL?
pgexercises.com/ is a really nice hands on way to get exper...
re: How do you get through that mid-week slump?
I kind of like to take Wednesday as a research day. Investi...
re: Is ruby dead?
I think Ruby is just more mature now, so you don't hear as ...
re: Which programming language features do you love and why?
Thanks! You too.
re: Which programming language features do you love and why?
The borrow checker is actually surprisingly simple, althoug...
re: Which programming language features do you love and why?
Rust has Enums and Traits which are Sum Types and ADTs in o...
re: Side Projects
I'm working on a robot that paints. It's going slow but I s...
re: How Loyal Should We Be to Our Employers?
The capitalist in me says you don't owe anyone anything bes...
re: What was the most over-hyped software movement?
It's like almost no one really understood that you don't ne...
re: What was the most over-hyped software movement?
I'd say that Neural Networks and AI/ML have made a huge imp...
re: It Will Do vs It Will Scale
This is great!
re: Template design pattern in Ruby. Any reason not to use a module instead of a superclass?
You're definitely right, abstract classes are not meant to ...
re: Template design pattern in Ruby. Any reason not to use a module instead of a superclass?
We have both cases in our codebase. The trickiest problems ...
re: Programming Intuition
I think you're right about being exposed to more and more s...
re: How To Build A Great Technical Portfolio
I feel your pain. 🙋‍♂️ I think having good personal descrip...
re: Why the heck is everyone talking about WebAssembly?
It's kind of that idea of a universal binary. If your compu...
re: What is your biggest 'red flag' when interviewing?
Most of my red flags are just bad interview practices. Not ...
re: If you've recently switched code editors— How's it going so far?
The Atom->VS Code keymappings really made VS Code stick ...
re: The truth about impostor syndrome
In software development, I think this is especially prevale...
re: Documentation is my gateway to coding
Documentation is a great way to contribute to open source t...
re: Have tech perks gone too far?
I think the only reason these perks exist is that employers...
re: The problem with “you guys”
On the one hand it is very annoying to have people correct ...
re: State of serverless computing - an open discussion
I think you might see more and more of this type of serverl...
re: State of serverless computing - an open discussion
At our company we have been pushing a lot of the non-core f...
re: How much popularity does a software project need?
I think you need a caveat, 'large, complex' projects need p...
re: What dev topic do you think you should understand, but don't?
I think rebasing always feels painfully awkward and my brai...
re: What dev topic do you think you should understand, but don't?
git! Too often if I'm trying to do something tricky beyond ...
re: Teaching Functional Programming: Two Big Picture Approaches
OOP seems like it's much more intuitive to the way people i...
re: Blockchain without cryptocurrency? 🤔
The idea of a blockchain itself is not that interesting of ...
re: How do you shift between the coding mindset and other head spaces?
I start programming more like reading or writing than like ...
re: Why async code is so damn confusing (and a how to make it easy)
This looks pretty neat. Having worked with async code befor...
re: Why avoid Ruby's for .. in?
One thing to think about is that the for counter in 1..5 is...
re: What's your atomic bomb?
A lot of programmers like to pretend that there are no poli...
re: What's your atomic bomb?
At one of my jobs my main project was doing web-scraping on...
re: Why haven't you gone to a development conference?
I think it's mostly the money and travel time, as well as m...
re: What are your guiding principles in software development?
I think mostly it's being comfortable relying on abstractio...
re: GitHub Graveyards: I'll show you mine...
This was fun to read. I have a lot of projects like this, a...
re: Why You Shouldn't Use A Web Framework
I think for the situation you are describing you're right, ...
re: Why You Shouldn't Use A Web Framework
As a professional developer, sure, I'd say it's helpful to ...
re: How to increase your Bus Factor?
Our team has talked about only approving a pull request whe...
re: Why do people like Ruby?
Ruby was the first language I learned that felt really fun....
re: What’s something that should be obvious that developers seem to misunderstand?
That experience or expertise in a specific domain of busine...
re: Does your team write code tests for front-end code?
We use Ember and write a lot of tests for that to make sure...
re: Explain Docker to Me and When Would I Use it?
Exactly! You can do whatever you want to a Docker container...
re: Explain Docker to Me and When Would I Use it?
Docker is like a little self-contained operating system tha...
re: Which mainstream programming language has the ugliest syntax?
With Rust's lifetimes and it's type system you sometimes en...
re: How to undo the last commit
If you just have a local commit you can also use the git re...
re: What language features/concepts do insiders of the language love and outsiders hate?
Using functional style shorthand blocks { |i| puts i } in R...
re: JavaScript is almost pythonic
I'd say it's even more like Ruby, but everyone already says...
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