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re: What's your favourite custom Slack emoji?
I must say though, that i much prefer to add giphys. they...
re: Should you ask permission to write better code?
thank you for your inspiring article!
re: How do you respond to recruiters?
I usually filter immediately out. ( sorry, i don't do java o...
re: Please be professional and stop saying "I'm almost done!"
Hi Doaa, thanks for your comment. Well, in a small shop it's ...
re: Should you ask permission to write better code?
agree. and in fact, even though all the team was on the same ...
re: Should you ask permission to write better code?
sure. but the key here is understanding what we mean with op...
re: 07 best practices when using AWS SSM Parameter Store
very nice article. and thanks for the awesome tip about Middy...
re: The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
When a repeated activity becomes a habit you don't waste any...
re: It's working, why change it? - Code Review Chronicles
love the lazy evaluation with the arrow function!!
re: It's working, why change it? - Code Review Chronicles
omitted breaks are exactly why a map/object was the agreed ch...
re: It's working, why change it? - Code Review Chronicles
agree. switches are not bad. and are better then ifs but it'...
re: What was your win this week?
Presented the first prototype of a very interesting project -...
re: May 1st, 2020: What did you learn this week?
I dived deeper in Database Modeling and different approaches ...
re: April 24, 2020: What did you learn this week?
I implemented the offline storage of our react application wi...
re: #staythefuckhome but still live your life to the fullest
thanks for the wise and calm words. yes, it is indeed hard so...
re: Let's talk about estimation.
very nice article. i'd really like to stress out the communic...
re: ⭐️🎀 JavaScript Visualized: Promises & Async/Await
excellent article!
re: Is coding a Sprint or a Marathon?
yes. taking time to learn is fundamental. taking time to ...
re: #staythefuckhome but still live your life to the fullest
thanks for you comment, and for pointing out the typo. alr...
re: Gratitude for COVID-19
yes. I come from Miland, nothing so special actually but s...
re: Gratitude for COVID-19
I choose / got innovative planning. In the new pathways, du...
re: Gratitude for COVID-19
very nice article. I have the same feelings about what's g...
re: WTF is wrong with recruiters?
most of this post is referring to external recruiters, recrui...
re: WTF is wrong with recruiters?
thanks for your comment. but no, sorry I am not going to e...
re: WTF is wrong with recruiters?
that´s for sure. and that´ the annoying part. but more ge...
re: Please be professional and stop saying "I'm almost done!"
yes. but we are the people. honestly i never met mean boss...
re: Please be professional and stop saying "I'm almost done!"
absolutely. and whenever he is right now, I am pretty sure...
re: Please be professional and stop saying "I'm almost done!"
of course, it's a rant :-) but its intention is humorous an...
re: Please be professional and stop saying "I'm almost done!"
exactly. the definition of done is very important. if you...
re: Please be professional and stop saying "I'm almost done!"
I feel there is not much difference between an hour and a ...
re: Please be professional and stop saying "I'm almost done!"
absolutely. such a comment in a code review does not make ...
re: Please be professional and stop saying "I'm almost done!"
thanx for the comment. asking for help, asking questions, t...
re: Please be professional and stop saying "I'm almost done!"
did not mean to sound so harsh on the bug section. but unfo...
re: Please be professional and stop saying "I'm almost done!"
sorry man. hope you get well and wish you can find a nice t...
re: Please be professional and stop saying "I'm almost done!"
I know. no problem. honestly, I regret picking such a str...
re: Please be professional and stop saying "I'm almost done!"
i could not agree more with what you wrote, besides that in...
re: Please be professional and stop saying "I'm almost done!"
I dont know how you could come to the conclusion I blame so...
re: Please be professional and stop saying "I'm almost done!"
thank you very much for your detailed comment, but I believ...
re: Please be professional and stop saying "I'm almost done!"
not completely sure what you mean exactly, but we do have,...
re: You Don’t Have to Be Right
Thanks, this is a very interesting reflection. a quote tha...
re: That’s not funny
absolutely agree. I might be an boring old fart but I alwa...
re: What was your win this week?
First week of remote work for me and remote school for my k...
re: The 7 Most Popular DEV Posts from the Past Week
I was on vacation and missed this! thank you very much!!
re: Feedback Ladders
ah ok! of course!! :-) ( i thought there was some other per...
re: Feedback Ladders
Very interesting. Will definitely try it out. So far we oft...
re: I got bored with asking my son for multiplication tables, so we programmed together a little game with Scratch.
that's very kind of you! thank you. I guess that I will m...
re: I got bored with asking my son for multiplication tables, so we programmed together a little game with Scratch.
i will go solo. but my kid is already very excited about b...
re: I got bored with asking my son for multiplication tables, so we programmed together a little game with Scratch.
that´s the same for us googling answers in the internets. ...
re: I got bored with asking my son for multiplication tables, so we programmed together a little game with Scratch.
thanx for the tips and motivation. how long do you suggest...
re: I got bored with asking my son for multiplication tables, so we programmed together a little game with Scratch.
8 and 11 years old.
re: I got bored with asking my son for multiplication tables, so we programmed together a little game with Scratch.
I guess math teachers still keep on saying that. :-)
re: I got bored with asking my son for multiplication tables, so we programmed together a little game with Scratch.
nice! have fun with scratch and granchild :-)
re: I got bored with asking my son for multiplication tables, so we programmed together a little game with Scratch.
absolutely. I have a draft sitting there for months about ...
re: I got bored with asking my son for multiplication tables, so we programmed together a little game with Scratch.
Raspberry pi is definitely on my list.
re: I got bored with asking my son for multiplication tables, so we programmed together a little game with Scratch.
Thanx for the appreciation
re: I got bored with asking my son for multiplication tables, so we programmed together a little game with Scratch.
:-) why learn them if we can build software to do the heavy...
re: I got bored with asking my son for multiplication tables, so we programmed together a little game with Scratch.
Nice!!
re: I got bored with asking my son for multiplication tables, so we programmed together a little game with Scratch.
it depends, computer science or coding syntax probably. bu...
re: I got bored with asking my son for multiplication tables, so we programmed together a little game with Scratch.
it is a lot!
re: I got bored with asking my son for multiplication tables, so we programmed together a little game with Scratch.
thanx!
re: I got bored with asking my son for multiplication tables, so we programmed together a little game with Scratch.
be prepared. I guess I have to buy another computer. Now ...
re: I got bored with asking my son for multiplication tables, so we programmed together a little game with Scratch.
wow. my kids will love that!
re: I got bored with asking my son for multiplication tables, so we programmed together a little game with Scratch.
yes there are plenty of resources available. scratch editor...
re: I got bored with asking my son for multiplication tables, so we programmed together a little game with Scratch.
thanx! will definitely blog about that experience
re: Your experiences debugging on serverless/micro-service architectures?
yep. I also hope for someone sharing his experience and op...
re: Your experiences debugging on serverless/micro-service architectures?
and to answer your question... so far we have lots of cust...
re: Your experiences debugging on serverless/micro-service architectures?
hi. I was going to comment on your article that I quickly ...
re: How to do logging on AWS Serverless
very interesting. I am working on improving the logging/...
re: Build a 💣 Bomb-Diggity Technical Presentation (🎤 Mic Drop Optional)
awesome - useful - inspiring post!
re: Achievement unlocked: One year of blogging. And now?
thanx. well. I checked your posts and ... are very very go...
re: Why document a REST API as code?
wow. very nice series of post! incredibly useful!
re: Achievement unlocked: One year of blogging. And now?
Hi, thanks for your comment. No. did not really have cons...
re: Learning In Public
Nice video and very useful resources. I read the article fr...
re: Hide your f🤬🤬king API keys and credentials from versioned code
nice post! ( it kinda reminds me my own post from last ye...
re: How to build your own blog in 2020 today
very very nice article! I also started many blogs on differ...
re: How to check what code is currently running in your lambda when UI Console does not allow viewing or editing it
I just finishing another post regarding how to reduce the s...
re: Jan. 17, 2020: What did you learn this week?
no. it´s AWS CDK - Cloud Development Kit - It´s a relativel...
re: Jan. 17, 2020: What did you learn this week?
I rewrote the entire stack of one of our applications - bui...
re: Why is my regex working intermittently?
I see. Makes sense. good to know. Just one question though...
re: What's a great talk you watched or listened to recently?
re: Strive for simplicity
design patterns are of course useful, necessary in projects...
re: Strive for simplicity
right, that solves the problem. unless some adds a comma an...
re: Strive for simplicity
darn! without the comma!
re: Strive for simplicity
there was a typo. I meant what is stupid, not was. anyway...
re: How to Start a Blog in 2020 and Grow (0 - 80k) Views
well done with your blog. and thanx for sharing your exper...
re: Year in Review, 2019
do you even sleep?!? kudos. awesome stuff. i´d really...
re: It's not your job!
They don't understand that if they write good code covered...
re: WTF is wrong with recruiters?
thanx for the long reply. the article is referring - and al...
re: WTF is wrong with recruiters?
thanx for taking the time for writing this comment. well. ...
re: 2019 Agile Retrospective: How did it go with your New Year´s resolutions?
Toastmasters is awesome. You meet great people all with sam...
re: 7 Tips for Breaking Into DevRel
very nice post. thanx for the hints
re: Can you solve this math problem? (The long Math night: an embarrassing tale.)
i guess i need some time to digest this..
re: Can you solve this math problem? (The long Math night: an embarrassing tale.)
I also noted that correlation but then could not find anyth...
re: What was your win this week?
very neat! congrats!
re: What was your win this week?
After analyzing the AWS costs for an app that we recently ...
re: Refactoring Chronicles: Conditional Rendering and getting rid of the Wrapper Div
often "readability" it is just a matter of habit. I rememb...
re: What are your blogging stats?
i will definetely try out your Dev.to Analytics!! and as yo...
re: What are your blogging stats?
absolutely. I always wrote somehow somewhere, be it blog p...
re: My first interview (for a Dev internship)
congratulations on getting the internship!
re: What are your blogging stats?
wow. so many followers and views in such a short time. con...
re: What are your blogging stats?
true. In 20 years I had around 4-5 different blogs on diff...
re: What are the worst security practices you've ever witnessed?
leaving the computer unlocked and unattended also drive me ...
re: What are your blogging stats?
the most important is to document something that I can lat...
re: What are your blogging stats?
absolutely agree on that. over the years I have always fe...
re: What are your blogging stats?
These are mine: How many followers do you have? 9801 How l...
re: What was your win this week?
Went to production with the complete refactoring (both fro...
re: I Sat the AWS Cloud Practitioner Exam Online: Here's What Happened
Congrats Helen!
re: How I used VS Code for my talk instead of Keynote or Powerpoint
awesome awesome awesome post! thanx for sharing.
re: What´s worse than being an imposter?
The feeling of just being good googlers will never go away....
re: What´s worse than being an imposter?
thanx for the link. I love the definition of Expert Beginn...
re: WTF is wrong with recruiters?
sure you can! glad to hear recruiters opinions. of course...
re: WTF is wrong with recruiters?
oh.. should I expect a shitstorm now? ヽ(゚Д゚)ノ I guess my ...
re: WTF is wrong with recruiters?
glad to hear the voice of one recruiter. sad to hear that ...
re: WTF is wrong with recruiters?
ah ah ah! something similar happened to a collegue of mine....
re: What are your saboteurs?
First four with same score of over 8 were Hyper-Rational S...
re: WTF is wrong with recruiters?
that's not a problem per se - I actually moved to Hamburg ...
re: WTF is wrong with recruiters?
yes, that's why I said in the past years it was not so bad....
re: WTF is wrong with recruiters?
thanx for sharing your "interesting" stories. :-) I unders...
re: WTF is wrong with recruiters?
oh.. those tips are really ridicoulos, do they think they ...
re: WTF is wrong with recruiters?
that´s been my approach too lately...
re: WTF is wrong with recruiters?
exactly. I also try to not waste more of my time on that. ...
re: WTF is wrong with recruiters?
oh... that's is so bad.. have you ever spent a few seconds...
re: What Alternative Text Editors Does DEV Use? (Not VS Code 🐱‍👓)
I am spoilt and I know that it is pricey, but since I started...
re: Learn From Source Code
Very nice article! I must say I started reading source cod...
re: What's your goto motivational quote?
I recently read this and really like it : which i guess ...
re: Communicating Technical Debt
poor code inside of the codebase encourages substandard wo...
re: What was your win this week?
I took the role of Toastmaster (emcee /host) first the fir...
re: Are Timed Coding Interviews A Good Indicator Of Job Performance?
wtf... not even the effort of having someone "interviewing"...
re: Are Timed Coding Interviews A Good Indicator Of Job Performance?
what is this "Record a video" thing? a new interviewing p...
re: What is the most annoying thing your colleagues say all the time?
Got that. It's like: "Can I make you one question?" "Sure,...
re: What is the most annoying thing your colleagues say all the time?
oh. with so much experience, I would find it hard to accept...
re: What is the most annoying thing your colleagues say all the time?
Later means never of course. but you can also immediately c...
re: What is the most annoying thing your colleagues say all the time?
sure, but he explicitly said, the _automatic "how are you" ...
re: What is the most annoying thing your colleagues say all the time?
try to never get frustrated and make calmly your point. but...
re: What is the most annoying thing your colleagues say all the time?
true! not a big fan of chitchat either.
re: What is the most annoying thing your colleagues say all the time?
yes, but it is also fun to have to find it out somehow, or ...
re: What is the most annoying thing your colleagues say all the time?
oh, well, that does not annoy me much, I actually like to b...
re: Warming Up your Lambdas: Schedule or Plugin?
Hi, I got yesterday a similar issue with another plugin, bu...
re: What is the most annoying thing your colleagues say all the time?
been there done that. even though always with some resiste...
re: Check that spelling, please! (code review chronicles)
thanx for your comment. I read the article and is very in...
re: Am I an expert developer or just an expert googler?
ABSOLUTELY. in fact with knowing how to google i dont mean...
re: Am I an expert developer or just an expert googler?
:-)
re: Am I an expert developer or just an expert googler?
wish you all the best along this journey!
re: Am I an expert developer or just an expert googler?
it has to do with attitude. it does not depend on how rich ...
re: Am I an expert developer or just an expert googler?
The link from quora is very interesting, thanx. I knew the ...
re: Am I an expert developer or just an expert googler?
that's another very important skill: always keep in mind th...
re: Am I an expert developer or just an expert googler?
exactly. many times during standups I can't help but raisi...
re: Another way to write your JavaScript
wow. i always used Array.from only for Sets and Maps. inte...
re: How long have you worked at the same company?
You also kind of "stepped down" from managing devs to devel...
re: How long have you worked at the same company?
absolutely. I also wrote that in an old post of mine (What...
re: How long have you worked at the same company?
I think too working actively on solutions is more interesti...
re: How long have you worked at the same company?
thanx for your comment. yes, new challenges, new projects...
re: How long have you worked at the same company?
wow. and how did you find the transition from managing to ...
re: How long have you worked at the same company?
yep. kinda like here. a rollercoaster of feelings and exp...
re: Does blogging really help your career?
it's also very cool when you google for a solution you don'...
re: Does blogging really help your career?
Writing provides backstory, context, and demonstrates a wi...
re: Ten Cognitive Biases to Look Out For as a Developer
very nice write up. If you don't know it already I suggest...
re: To Code, or Not to Code on Vacation: That is My Question
hi. as I wrote here I kinda have the same - but opposite -...
re: The biggest advice I could give to another developer
yes, definetely. having a detailed history of atomic commit...
re: The biggest advice I could give to another developer
That is absolutely a very good point! By reducing the scope...
re: How To Be Productive + Avoid “Analysis Paralysis”
Vomit Draft : awesome catchy concept. Love it!
re: Do you bring your laptop on vacation?
:-D
re: Do you bring your laptop on vacation?
find the time to watch the grass grow. nice saying. :-)
re: Do you bring your laptop on vacation?
true, working on something for yourself is definetly differ...
re: Do you bring your laptop on vacation?
fair point! during dinner I manage, but all the rest... i ...
re: Becoming an 18 Year Old Software Developer
I feel so old now.. my son is now 11 yo! ;-) congrats f...
re: What are your thoughts on the whole 10x engineer viral discussion?
As I wrote here some time ago, around the 10X devs there i...
re: What sport/physical activity would you recommend to someone who's not super sporty by nature?
Since hiking and bouldering were already mentioned... Slack...
re: I built a Lego Mindstorm EV3 with my kids last Sunday, and made a time-lapse out of it.
Thanx. Next we will definitely start to play around with t...
re: AWS Series: Gently Down the Stream with Kinesis
yeah well... I moved from Milan (Italy) to Hamburg (German...
re: AWS Series: Gently Down the Stream with Kinesis
thanks Helen. it's really amazing what you are doing. wor...
re: AWS Series: Gently Down the Stream with Kinesis
I wanted to ask the same thing. I am currently evaluating ...
re: How To Transition From Sitting to Standing at Work
I switched to the standing desk a couple of years ago. Afte...
re: Soft Skills Are Out. Here's a Better Model
very nice post. I agree that the word "soft" may make thin...
re: Warming Up your Lambdas: Schedule or Plugin?
yes, you might get spikes despite the warmup if you get con...
re: Its Sunday, are you coding?
no. i am not coding on sundays. i am not usually coding o...
re: Parents of DEV: How are you teaching your children about technology?
I have 2 boys, 8 and 11 yo. i haven´t started yet with cod...
re: What are your non-tech interests/hobbies? 🏝
slacklining, hiking, bouldering, travelling (and making to...
re: It's Time ⌚ to Talk 🗣! The Day of Your Presentation
very nice article. and useful tips. thanx
re: Keep your Ego away from coding
you too! :-)
re: Keep your Ego away from coding
exactly! striving for simplicity is already a blog post in...
re: 700+ Web Developers Asked Me To Give Them LinkedIn Profile Feedback And These Are My 🖐️ 5 Top Tips.
did not know about the customized header. awesome!! thanx ...
re: How to kill a node process
thanx for pointing this out. :-)
re: What are your thoughts on the 4-day work week?
a few years ago i had the opportunity to negotiate a 4 day ...
re: Where do you keep credentials for your Lambda functions?
which of the above exactly?
re: Politeness or Bluntness in Code Review? Settling the Matter Once and for All
Belle parole non pascon i gatti... ( Fine words butter n...
re: Tools I wish I knew from the start
wow. gitrkaken and glokraken look pretty neat!
re: Fear of Asking Question at Work? Never Again.
nice post. i am normally never afraid of asking questions ...
re: What Genres Do You Listen To?
black metal like Taake, Limbonic Art, early Burzum when i d...
re: Is “Defensive Programming” actually healthy?
probably I did not articulate my reply properly. I totally ...
re: Is “Defensive Programming” actually healthy?
Interesting article ( and very interesting blog btw :-) ) ...
re: Planning Tech Events with Religious and Cultural Calendar Sensitivity
Interesting article. I am always up for inclusivity and I ...
re: The kind of job application process that makes me angry
yep. agree. expecially the feedback part. if i give you ...
re: An async/await gotcha
dunno if it can help but David Walsh wrote about something ...
re: Where do you keep credentials for your Lambda functions?
thank you very much for your detailed comment. of course a...
re: Where do you keep credentials for your Lambda functions?
our use case was simply that we have different restapi and ...
re: Where do you keep credentials for your Lambda functions?
since many comments mentioned vault I googled for comparisi...
re: Where do you keep credentials for your Lambda functions?
no. no problems so far. process was quite straigthforward....
re: The kind of job application process that makes me angry
insults the applicant by implying their time is incredibly...
re: Where do you keep credentials for your Lambda functions?
true! :-) my main problem with the .env file is that even...
re: Where do you keep credentials for your Lambda functions?
in our case the credentials were not specific for users ra...
re: Where do you keep credentials for your Lambda functions?
the caching is nothing fancy. just a simple map where i st...
re: Where do you keep credentials for your Lambda functions?
yep. slightly more expensive, but i find the integration an...
re: Where do you keep credentials for your Lambda functions?
we recently hit the cloudformation limit too and add to sta...
re: Where do you keep credentials for your Lambda functions?
Interesting. Will definitely read more about it. TX!
re: Where do you keep credentials for your Lambda functions?
Oh.. Wow. Not good. But how was that limit reached? How man...
re: Where do you keep credentials for your Lambda functions?
currently our lambda has not such traffic issue and i doubt...
re: Where do you keep credentials for your Lambda functions?
at first i thought that too. but then i found SecretsManage...
re: Do you really want to be more productive?
thanx for the insightful reply. will definetly read your a...
re: How to rock your first tech talk
Well done Helen. I have a " giving my first tech talk at ...
re: S.O.S.: you might suffer from F.O.M.O.! ( About Fear of Missing Out and Shiny Object Syndrome)
exactly. everything is available and luring us. and the wo...
re: S.O.S.: you might suffer from F.O.M.O.! ( About Fear of Missing Out and Shiny Object Syndrome)
yep. keeping the stream of info low is also important. i n...
re: S.O.S.: you might suffer from F.O.M.O.! ( About Fear of Missing Out and Shiny Object Syndrome)
yep. I am also always worried to become obsolete. Even thou...
re: S.O.S.: you might suffer from F.O.M.O.! ( About Fear of Missing Out and Shiny Object Syndrome)
ciao. si. italiano. di Milano. ma vivo ad Amburgo da 5 ann...
re: How I Write Online Articles
nice and useful post. my workflow is similar but i am not ...
re: Politeness or Bluntness in Code Review? Settling the Matter Once and for All
nice post. I am an Italian living in Germany. I can tell ...
re: 2 Months of blogging: Why do you blog? How often? How long do you take?
yep. this is actually what I am planning to do. I have a p...
re: 2 Months of blogging: Why do you blog? How often? How long do you take?
yes, I also have lots of topics I'd like to write about, an...
re: 2 Months of blogging: Why do you blog? How often? How long do you take?
wow, a 1200-word post in 45 minutes is very fast. but yes....
re: Have you ever quit a job without anything else lined up?
2001 I left my job as Team Lead in the Customer Support at ...
re: 10x Programmers: Myth Or Reality?
nice post. and I agree with this comment too. coding abili...
re: Do you play (planning) poker?
ah ah. nice. didn't know that. even though I must say tha...
re: Can you share your favorite quote or rule related to IT?
very nice post. I noted down lots of quotes from the comme...
re: Tools I wish I knew from the start
didn't know that. will have a look. even though we switche...
re: What makes a 10x Developer?
I never felt ashamed when working with such developers, in...
re: What makes a 10x Developer?
ah ah! true :-) but i never meant that the 10x performance ...
re: 5 Reasons You Should Write That Blog Post
I was blogging for a long time in the past about completely...
re: What makes a 10x Developer?
absolutely. same for me. one important aspect though is t...
re: What makes a 10x Developer?
sure. that part is absolutely minimal. i just wanted to p...
re: What makes a 10x Developer?
probably i was very lucky. but they were very good at work...
re: What makes a 10x Developer?
I started the article with that exact statement. :-) as I w...
re: What makes a 10x Developer?
love it!
re: What makes a 10x Developer?
very interesting article you wrote. :-) lots of links for ...
re: What makes a 10x Developer?
yes. this is absolutely true :-)
re: How Do I Start Giving Talks on Coding?
very useful tips!
re: A crash course on Serverless with AWS - Building APIs with Lambda and Aurora Serverless
Hi Adnan. thanx for sharing. it's very useful. at work we ...
re: Warming Up your Lambdas: Schedule or Plugin?
yes. with the serverless plugin configuration you can defi...
re: Warming Up your Lambdas: Schedule or Plugin?
hi. thanx for your detailed comment. i totally agree with...
re: How to fail a programming interview
The stage fright is always there. The thing is, you get co...
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