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What's the nicest thing anyone's said to you, as a developer?

Some stuff is honestly not in your control and it's good th...

What's the nicest thing anyone's said to you, as a developer?

When I was told that they liked me and wanted me to continu...

When Stack Overflow Goes Offline...

Yes.

When Stack Overflow Goes Offline...

Probably stackoverflow but since that is down in this scena...

Supervisors Driven By Bottom Line Instead of Focusing Employee Well-Being Perform Worse (Study)

I like it when research backs up something I have been argu...

What Not to Do as a Programmer - My List After 2 Years of Working In Teams

.... management is getting pushed around lol... No offense ...

What Not to Do as a Programmer - My List After 2 Years of Working In Teams

They are hiring wrong and it's unfortunate that people get ...

What Not to Do as a Programmer - My List After 2 Years of Working In Teams

Fair, but usually the person has to accept the responsibili...

What Not to Do as a Programmer - My List After 2 Years of Working In Teams

True. However, depending on the culture or individual sense...

If you mostly write code for your day-to-day, do you have plans to get promoted out of that situation?

Not really -- not looking to get promoted as I promote myse...

Moving Past Tutorials: a course on problem solving for programmers

How to find information on solving bugs. Letting sometimes ...

Moving Past Tutorials: a course on problem solving for programmers

Needed. My God the first time I was in a saas, it was terri...

Documentation is my gateway to coding

Technical docs and end user documentation helps me see in d...

Documentation is my gateway to coding

This is exactly what I have been doing. Sometimes it's litt...

How to organize your git branches

Yeah I do commits on dev branch as well. I always pull from...

How to organize your git branches

Ours is ticket based but I also tie it to bugfixes, feature...

The Hunch: 4 Times I Felt It And 1 When I Didn't, And What Were The Consequences

I keep asking what is important and why is it important. It...

The Right Idea Becomes the Wrong Idea Over Time

Yeah I can see why for legacy stuff, but when they push for...

The Right Idea Becomes the Wrong Idea Over Time

This is me. Let's use Edge. How about none of those options...

The Hunch: 4 Times I Felt It And 1 When I Didn't, And What Were The Consequences

Intuition is questioned. When it is I back up with data whe...

What part of your first dev job were you least prepared for?

I would have to say the politics and power differentials.

My first PR merged!

Thank you to committing to documentation. Often overlooked ...

Got My First Pull Request Accepted and Merged

It's a great feeling to help! :) Thank you for your contrib...

Negotiating is hard.

Emotional salary. Hey, I like the way that sounds and I def...

Let me explain to you what is `this`. (Javascript)

I love the gifs. Little distractions make for easier read o...

Let me explain to you what is `this`. (Javascript)

What this are you referring to? 😁

Having a Good Relationship with CSS

MDN is honestly amazing. I really like their approach.

Having a Good Relationship with CSS

Yup, I complain about over engineering constantly. I swear ...

Do you have any home automation projects in the works?

My number one thing is to try to make my tassimo wireless. ...

What are the unwritten rules of development?

:) This makes me feel all the feels. I love it.

Have you been promoted out of programming?

Exactly. Right on the nail. I keep myself also coding/desig...

Why I'm leaving Drupal for Laravel

Laravel has been good to me as a PHP framework. Drupal was ...

Why I'm leaving Drupal for Laravel

I wouldn't use WP for projects generally unless they are CM...

Why (I think) "Cost of Living" pay for remote workers is BS.

Even in places that don't have at-will lots will treat it l...

You're going out of scope, again.

I apologized for something once because it wasn't perfect, ...

You're going out of scope, again.

Some smelly code isn't the worst legacy to leave behind. Ge...

How do you catch up with code that was merged recently?

If it's directly hitting what I'm working on, I'll take a c...

Are you a "fast learner"?

I live off of patterns that I see. Sometimes it gets me rig...

How do you avoid feelings of entitlement?

I'm always curious. I pretend I'm new. Sometimes I really a...

Is PHP relevant?

My question is if those patterns are not valid, what is a v...

15 Random Pieces Of Wisdom About People Management

Sounds like you do too!

15 Random Pieces Of Wisdom About People Management

Good call. Yeah if I feel they're micromanagers or blamey I...

15 Random Pieces Of Wisdom About People Management

I'd work for you. I'm pretty autonomous though but I like c...

A fluff-free guide to pre-freelancing

I would strongly go against that rate... is there a country...

A fluff-free guide to pre-freelancing

I think that's really low for some countries? I got $40 for...

Have you been promoted out of programming?

Done it as a team lead for a period of time. May do it agai...

Front-end web development is not what you think it is.

As a front end dev, when you start branching out into the p...

What the heck is a "Progressive Web App"? Seriously.

Yeah, it's tough. I just try to remember that my experience...

Will a Jack Of All Trades, Master Of None developer get hired these days?

Sometimes roadblocks and bottlenecks I've found to be team an...

Will a Jack Of All Trades, Master Of None developer get hired these days?

I'm kind of all over the map, and I know there are business...

What skills, besides purely technical, do you look for in other developers?

People who add their opinion, but will work as a team if th...

Is Programming for me?

If you're passionate, keep doing it. Tenacity and persisten...

I spent 30 years coding full-time, then I switched to full-time management and leadership. Ask me anything.

Hey Lorenzo, I've found that some people and devs need mor...

I spent 30 years coding full-time, then I switched to full-time management and leadership. Ask me anything.

I make money specifically from knowing how to talk out idea...

The software development filter bubble

One: Really like the reference to that blog post. I do fron...

Thoughts & Experiences from my first 2 months as a Developer.

Oh, that percentage of the estimations is a game changer fo...

Promoted Out of Programming

I liked reading your career path especially. I found it inter...

What dev machine would you buy today with a budget of around $3,000?

Check used markets for an older mbp then. I assume you know w...

Building todometer: a meter-based to-do list

Looks good! :) I need positive reinforcement to finish my tas...

Onboarding - how to make it a really good one

Well, I just learned a bit because I know that feeling all to...

The communication spectrum: getting people on your wavelength

So far you're the only one writing on teamwork and communicat...

Ben's Five Keys to Creating a Successful Side Project

For me, I suppose it can help to have an idea more refined by...

Overcoming My Fear of Coding

People are so quick to dismiss themselves the joy of writing ...

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