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Sam Jarman ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐Ÿ’ป

Software engineer (iOS/JS/Anything). Likes: blogging, running, improvising, public speaking, positivity, helping newbies and great banter!

Location Sydney, Australia Joined Joined onย  Personal website https://www.samjarman.co.nz twitter website

Education

Bachelor of Science (Hons), University of Canterbury

Work

Senior Software Engineer at Cochlear

We can only keep learning if we keep teaching (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 72)

We can only keep learning if we keep teaching (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 72)

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Empty String Considered Harmful

Empty String Considered Harmful

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Ask DEV - What are your less well known tips for cleaner, better JavaScript/TypeScript?

Ask DEV - What are your less well known tips for cleaner, better JavaScript/TypeScript?

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When you see great code, ask yourself why it is great and can you replicate it? (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 71)

When you see great code, ask yourself why it is great and can you replicate it? (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 71)

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Learning to speak about your code to non-programmers is essential (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 70)

Learning to speak about your code to non-programmers is essential (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 70)

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Keep filling your toolbox (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 69)

Keep filling your toolbox (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 69)

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This field is for problem solvers not solution users (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: 68)

This field is for problem solvers not solution users (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: 68)

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Unique problems should have unique solutions (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 67)

Unique problems should have unique solutions (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 67)

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Having a favourite tool might mean you don't use the best tool (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 66)

Having a favourite tool might mean you don't use the best tool (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 66)

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Aim for quality over consistency (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 65)

Aim for quality over consistency (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 65)

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Lessons Learned from Multiple Microservice Transitions

Lessons Learned from Multiple Microservice Transitions

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A thing that works when it shouldn't is just as bad as a thing that doesnโ€™t work when it should (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 64)

A thing that works when it shouldn't is just as bad as a thing that doesnโ€™t work when it should (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 64)

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You are never finished learning (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 63)

You are never finished learning (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 63)

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Feedback is like being pelted with chunks of gold. (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 62)

Feedback is like being pelted with chunks of gold. (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 62)

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Don't let embarrassment in the face of feedback devolve into defensiveness (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 61)

Don't let embarrassment in the face of feedback devolve into defensiveness (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 61)

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Feedback is almost never wrong (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 60)

Feedback is almost never wrong (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 60)

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Think of your process as a product (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 59)

Think of your process as a product (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 59)

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Give new ideas time (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 58)

Give new ideas time (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 58)

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Make decisions as a team. Debate, then commit. (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 57)

Make decisions as a team. Debate, then commit. (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 57)

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Software engineering is a team sport (100 Bytes of Wisdom: Day 56)

Software engineering is a team sport (100 Bytes of Wisdom: Day 56)

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Reach other developers where they hang out (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 55)

Reach other developers where they hang out (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 55)

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It's important to have an online presence (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 54)

It's important to have an online presence (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 54)

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Try find satisfaction in teaching as well as learning (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 53)

Try find satisfaction in teaching as well as learning (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 53)

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Build your skills for addressing a group (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 52)

Build your skills for addressing a group (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 52)

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Make sure you leave having taught your interviewer something (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 51)

Make sure you leave having taught your interviewer something (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 51)

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Interviews are a two-way street (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 50)

Interviews are a two-way street (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 50)

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Be sure the candidate leaves the interview happy (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 49)

Be sure the candidate leaves the interview happy (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 49)

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Look for culture add, not culture fit (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 48)

Look for culture add, not culture fit (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 48)

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Assess candidates for their skills and experiences for the job, not as your friend (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 46)

Assess candidates for their skills and experiences for the job, not as your friend (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 46)

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A warm welcome for a candidate can make for a smooth interview (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 46)

A warm welcome for a candidate can make for a smooth interview (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 46)

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The best interviewers are well prepared (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 45)

The best interviewers are well prepared (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 45)

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You're only as good as your last talk (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 44)

You're only as good as your last talk (100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 44)

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If you want to start public speaking, just ask

If you want to start public speaking, just ask

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Public speaking can transform your career

Public speaking can transform your career

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100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 41

100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 41

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Those who are afraid to look dumb, always remain so

Those who are afraid to look dumb, always remain so

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100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 39

100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 39

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100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 38

100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 38

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100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 37

100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 37

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100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 36

100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 36

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100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 35

100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 35

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100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 34

100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 34

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100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 33

100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 33

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100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 2^5

100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 2^5

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This industry is cruel. (Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 31)

This industry is cruel. (Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 31)

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100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 30

100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 30

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Software engineering is the art of compromise and pragmatism (Day 29 of Bytes of Wisdom)

Software engineering is the art of compromise and pragmatism (Day 29 of Bytes of Wisdom)

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100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 28

100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 28

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100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 27

100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 27

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100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 26

100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 26

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100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 25

100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 25

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100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 24

100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 24

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100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 23

100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 23

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I'm Sam Jarman ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐Ÿ’ป, and I support women devs in 2021!

I'm Sam Jarman ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿผโ€๐Ÿ’ป, and I support women devs in 2021!

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100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 22

100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 22

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100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 21

100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 21

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100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 20

100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 20

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100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 19

100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 19

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100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 18 - more code review wisdom!

100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 18 - more code review wisdom!

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100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 17

100 Bytes Of Wisdom: Day 17

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