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Anna Buianova

software developer (web, ruby)

Education

Vologda State University

Work

Software Developer at DEV

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Improve Your Sleep (as a Developer) πŸ’€

I suppose "worse" can be defined differently. I know that c...

Improve Your Sleep (as a Developer) πŸ’€

I suppose I wouldn't be able to sleep well after reading St...

Improve Your Sleep (as a Developer) πŸ’€

Great idea, not drinking also improves the quality of life ...

Improve Your Sleep (as a Developer) πŸ’€

Yeah, taking small steps is the key. When I see "avoid scre...

Anna still codes

Thanks, Michael. I value technical tasks as well (they are ...

Anna still codes

Thanks, Katie!

How to contribute to DEV this hacktoberfest

A couple of issues from me to contribute to: Few items lef...

How to read & understand books?

I have written a post with my tips to understand and rememb...

Learning to love software development books πŸ’™

I have finished Working Effectively with Legacy Code" this ...

Call for Contributions: Move DelayedJob Calls to ActiveJob

Actually, the linked "Moved send_mention_notification to Ac...

Where in the world do you DEV?

Ok, a bit of swag :) ✨

Where in the world do you DEV?

A view from my so-called office (in Russia), sorry, no swag :...

What to read to fall in love with math πŸ’š

I doubt that I can handle Knuth :D Finishing the first book...

What to read to fall in love with math πŸ’š

I've read a couple of paragraphs and it seems really intere...

What to read to fall in love with math πŸ’š

I'm usually bad at watching videos :) But I'll check it out...

I created DEV and have other positive qualities, ask me anything!

Hey, Ben. Cool ama :) I was wondering what businesses have ...

What Newsletters do you subscribe to?

There is a React status one. I like the whole idea of the S...

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

After working for a decent amount of years and reading on t...

Getting more value from reading

Cool, that you spotted it! ✨

Do you use time-tracking for work or for your personal time?

Yep, that definitely adds up to context switching. And I of...

Do you use time-tracking for work or for your personal time?

Thanks for sharing. I used toggle for a while but it didn't...

Do you use time-tracking for work or for your personal time?

Good luck with your project! Simplicity is really important...

Do you use time-tracking for work or for your personal time?

"necessary evil" seems like a perfect definition πŸ‘ I rememb...

Do you use time-tracking for work or for your personal time?

144blocks looks cool, I'll check it out, though I wouldn't ...

Do you use time-tracking for work or for your personal time?

I use a similar approach (especially in terms of discipline :...

Do you use time-tracking for work or for your personal time?

On one of my projects, we made estimations in half-days, so...

Learning to love software development books πŸ’™

Totally agree on adjusting your plan and switching learning...

Parents of DEV: How are you teaching your children about technology?

Maybe, but not very soon I guess :)

Parents of DEV: How are you teaching your children about technology?

I have a 5-year-old. Using touchscreen comes "naturally" by...

How to read more books πŸ“š

I use this as well but it works better with non-technical b...

How to read more books πŸ“š

Agree! For me it was initially "how to read more (than noth...

How to read more books πŸ“š

I have heard of a tip related to work or study overall that...

What was your win this week?

Thanks for your support! πŸ’™

What was your win this week?

And published a post on DEV after a while! :D ...

How to read more books πŸ“š

Great goal! I've seen most people set goals like 50 books w...

What was your win this week?

I've started writing regularly this week after a while πŸ’ͺ, m...

What's your work-from-home outfit?

I love these outfits :D ...

How many computer devices do you own?

5-year old Asus laptop, which I use as a primary computer ...

What are your thoughts on the 4-day work week?

I'm not 100% sure if I would like that, regarding lower inc...

I've been coding for 20 years, Ask Me Anything!

Have you ever taken long(ish) breaks?

I've been coding for 20 years, Ask Me Anything!

Have you ever wanted to leave IT/got bored of programming? ...

Joining the DEV team βœ…

I'm happy to collaborate as well!

Expanding The DEV Core Team!

I had no idea about the id :D

What are your favourite dev resources?

Apart from dev.to: a couple of weekly newsletters. I love...

Learning to love software development books πŸ’™

Many of the books I've read are Ruby-specific, though curre...

Unpublished Posts...do you plan on returning to them?

I work on posts in a similar way and I found this way to be...

Unpublished Posts...do you plan on returning to them?

I have a lot of drafts and notes for possible posts. Most o...

Learning to love software development books πŸ’™

For me, it's hard to recommend a specific book to learn to ...

Learning to love software development books πŸ’™

Can relate :D I'm currently reading "Working Effectively wi...

Learning to love software development books πŸ’™

I have a paperback Grokking Algorithms, a great book ✨

Learning to love software development books πŸ’™

Great points, David. I also found it useful to read books o...

Learning to love software development books πŸ’™

Agree, I don't usually learn by reading books for the new t...

Learning to love software development books πŸ’™

For most of the books, I do experiment with the code pieces...

Learning to love software development books πŸ’™

I remember downloading the php documentation instead of usi...

Learning to love software development books πŸ’™

I was sure reading (docs, articles) is my learning style, b...

Workspace Wednesday: Show off your desk/computer setup!

Have you ever quit a job without anything else lined up?

I did it twice: the first time I was tired of editing the s...

Using `Hash#fetch` in Ruby for better nil handling

Learned this one from the "Confident Ruby" book (which I lo...

Codebase is too large. Any tips on how you quickly understood existing codebase on your first job?

Personally, I found out that it's easier to get familiarize...

Who's looking for open source contributors? (March 11th edition)

I'm looking for your contributions to the DEV codebase :) ...

Engineering Bookclub – The Pragmatic Programmer

Good luck with your club )

Engineering Bookclub – The Pragmatic Programmer

I have also found an Allison McMillan's post which contains...

I've wrapped up a successful mentorship on Dev.to - AMA

Thanks for the detailed answers, Ryan.

I've wrapped up a successful mentorship on Dev.to - AMA

Thanks again ) One last question: how much time were you sp...

I've wrapped up a successful mentorship on Dev.to - AMA

Thanks for the answer! A couple of more questions if that's...

I've wrapped up a successful mentorship on Dev.to - AMA

Hi, Ryan! Thanks for the interesting topic. As I understood...

Engineering Bookclub – The Pragmatic Programmer

Thanks for the online book club recommendation, Christine! ...

I'm Danny de Vries, Web development lecturer at the Amsterdam University, Ask Me Anything!

Thanks again!

I'm Danny de Vries, Web development lecturer at the Amsterdam University, Ask Me Anything!

Thanks! Could you answer one more question: What's the bigg...

I'm Danny de Vries, Web development lecturer at the Amsterdam University, Ask Me Anything!

Hey, Danny. What are the most challenging concepts or top...

How We Construct Software - Part Two (Beliefs and Models)

Nice podcast!

DEV Community Is Open-Sourcing Its Performance Metrics via Skylight

Ben, thanks for mentioning me. I still think that the Stori...

What do you do while waiting for tests to finish running?

Choosing the SSD to buy, in my case :D

What do you do while waiting for tests to finish running?

That's a problem! What works best for me is: planning the n...

What books do you want to read next year?

As for the technical books: First I'd like to finish "The ...

What's software development like as a non-native English speaker?

It's hard for me to imagine what it's like to write code in...

What are the best books you've read so far in 2018?

Designing Data-Intensive Applications These books by Jessi...

If you could go back 10 years, what would you say to yourself?

10 years ago I was at the university and was working part-t...

What's most likely to kill your motivation for the day/month/year?

Yep, working with vague requirements and having flexible ex...

What's most likely to kill your motivation for the day/month/year?

Apart from physical issues like disease and sleep deprivati...

I'm Sandi Metz, Ask Me Anything! [Finished]

Hi, Sandi! Thank you for your books, they are great :) A co...

How do you keep track of what you’re working on so you remember where to start next time?

I mostly use plain txt files. Usually I put there current t...

How did you get into programming in the first place?

We had Pascal lessons at school, then (mostly boring) progr...

What are your programming goals for 2017?

release at least 1-2 pet projects first Android app get a ...

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