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Grzegorz Ziemonski

Code, games, cats. Opinions are my own.

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Senior Consultant Developer at ThoughtWorks

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dev jokes

Definitely 0s, 1s are overrated.

How does python handles " in a string when \ is not provided?

In this case you actually have two strings which are concat...

2:17 In The Morning

I disagree. Even though it's based on a personal story, it ...

The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy

Nice reminder, I remember enjoying the book a lot. IIRC, th...

What PC would you buy as a new dev now?

I currently have a gaming desktop running Windows 10 and a ...

A guide to giving & receiving effective feedback

I think it's important to mention that people from differen...

How do you manage infra costs when you're still small?

As I’ve been trying and failing to build a successful side ...

Why should we sleep? :)

There’s a good book on the topic called “Why We Sleep”. Hig...

What was your win this week?

This week, I survived despite my wife not being home and or...

How to fail a programming interview

I completely agree with most of the points here, especially...

How often do you switch your distro?

Thanks! If you want a reference, you can take a look at: git...

How often do you switch your distro?

Here you go: I moved a VS Code window next to the browse...

How often do you switch your distro?

I'm running i3 coupled with polybar and rofi. Most of the t...

How often do you switch your distro?

Just after I switched 100% of my dev work to Linux, I used to...

VS Code settings you should customize

Great post, good job man! I'll just add that if somebody w...

Which Do You Value More, Your Time or Your Privacy?

My perspective is that almost every innovation throughout ...

Which Do You Value More, Your Time or Your Privacy?

I'll dare to disagree. I’m on #teamprivacy all the way. I...

How do you refer to the reader?

What's the difference between a "team member" and a "Junior...

4 Spaces or 2?

Tabs, people, use tabs. Then you can choose however many spac...

Showing Your Code in an Interview: Advice?

If you're showing a home project you've been working on, i...

What's your first step while starting project?

I doubt there’s anyone who knows what’s the “right” first s...

Why Are Some Developers so Allergic to IDEs?

No probs. Looking back, I'd say that making a full switch ...

Why Are Some Developers so Allergic to IDEs?

These ain't code files, it's a job's output to be processed...

Do you have any energy and time for your personal goals after a full day of work at your job?

When it comes to energy, it depends what that full day cons...

Why Are Some Developers so Allergic to IDEs?

I'm by no means allergic to IDEs but as I have recently switc...

Letter to Myself Ten Years Ago

Dear past me, Stop playing computer games and start doing ...

Software Design Through TDD

This looks more like an argument against unit testing than ...

Any contribution to Open Source is valuable

Whoa. I haven't looked into Gatsby yet since I'm not running ...

What are the Standard Directory Structure and Key Files in a Web Application Project?

I'm sorry but I have to disagree with you on this percentag...

What are the Standard Directory Structure and Key Files in a Web Application Project?

Provided you're building your project with Maven... Differ...

Switching to OpenSUSE. I have a few questions.

I've used OpenSUSE (Tumbleweed) for a few weeks (maybe even...

a barely capable shell user

Congrats on getting over the terminal fear! Now your family...

Dev.to Need a Recommendation System like Youtube

I think the finite space argument could actually go in favo...

Dev.to Need a Recommendation System like Youtube

Based on my limited knowledge of the topic, I’d say that th...

How to find companies which follow domain driven design approach?

That's just a heuristic, but you can look for offers that a...

What Makes an Effective Code Walk Through?

This. I can confirm based on a few cases, both mine and oth...

Better Null-Checking in Java

No, you didn’t. You can do it exactly as in your first exam...

What do you find yourself searching for again and again?

Almost every basic thing you might want to do in Python. I’...

Show off your Text Editor 👨🏻‍💻

What made you switch then?

Show off your Text Editor 👨🏻‍💻

I recently had a mood for it, so I "solarized" my desktop a...

Vue.js is omakase

Like GitHub! Or Shopify! Or... oh wait.

happy to be on the DEV team!

Congrats again Michael! 🎉 Also, since you are now official...

How much time do we stay in a company ?

Without taking too much to research further, the yearly Sta...

Wizards Use Vim! My New Book on Vim

Got it and it's currently leading on my 1-position reading ...

baby steps...

Just noticed this post, I'm gonna (ir)regularly ask you abo...

What Would You Say for... File Tagging?

The first picture lists all tags “present” in the example p...

What Would You Say for... File Tagging?

Ssshhh... they're gonna know the answer now! ;)

What Would You Say for... File Tagging?

Whoa, it initially didn't occur to me that someone might ma...

Show off your Todo List 📝 🤓

My system is basically the same as this with an extra quest...

When PHP Framework Sucks Series: Business logic free Controllers

I agree that most business logic should not happen inside t...

I am full-time blockchain developer for 6+ months, AMA!

What's your stand on the environmental impact of blockchain...

Current State-of-the-Art for LAMP Workflows?

In my experience, Docker is a great way to enhance your loc...

Roast my portfolio

Disclaimer: I'm a bad designer, I just happen to know some ...

Starting a New Tech Job

Congratulations on the new job! My piece of advice would b...

How do you structure a Saas domain?

My advice is... Looks at his side project graveyard... Ju...

What are some alternatives to the word "type"?

Haha, this reminds me of an educational app that I once wri...

If it's Saturday and you won't be coding again until Monday, how do you get your mind off your current work?

In one of the books (I think in it's Cal Newport's Deep Wor...

Is file parsing a domain operation in DDD?

I'll actually work backwards over your questions, as this s...

Is file parsing a domain operation in DDD?

To me, this looks like a case for neither an application se...

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