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re: 11 Tips And Tricks To Write Better Python Code
I disagree that it is more elegant, my personal opinion is go...
re: Is "C Programming language" Still Worth Learning in 2021?
Agreed, if you can justify the need to do something with a pa...
re: 11 Tips And Tricks To Write Better Python Code
I fundamentally disagree with 1, unless there is a performanc...
re: Is "C Programming language" Still Worth Learning in 2021?
This is the same in any language, there are many ways to do s...
re: Abbreviations in Software Development
My favourite is TITSUP, Total Inability To Support Usual Perf...
re: Is C still a high level language?
Python engine is written in C
re: How long does it typically take to be productive in a new job?
Too many variables
re: Why do you love working with your programming language?
I don't love a particular language, I am proficient in multip...
re: Frequently asked tech career questions
Exactly, diversity is critical to innovation!
re: 🎹🎶 I drew a vintage keyboard using only HTML & CSS
I had one as a kid
re: Are unit tests a waste of your time?
The challenge with unit testing, is having effective unit tes...
re: What was your win this week?
Didn't kill the wife and kids after 2weeks stuck at home
re: Why I'm phasing out ternary statements
I personally hate them, I personally find an if/else faster...
re: Introducing: Timecard
Guess it depends on your work patterns, but if you have spe...
re: Introducing: Timecard
Interesting, thanks for the article. Couple of suggestions...
re: What Do You Do If You Disagree With Your Boss?
I see your perspective, we need to meet business goals. I ...
re: Binary & Bit Manipulation
Only ensuring those learning understand that there is still...
re: Binary & Bit Manipulation
Suggest more info on MSB and LSB, image pointing to bits, a...
re: What Do You Do If You Disagree With Your Boss?
POC has multiple definitions, you may wish to clarify
re: What Do You Do If You Disagree With Your Boss?
Difference between a boss and a leader
re: What Do You Do If You Disagree With Your Boss?
I.e. toxic work environment. Speed over quality will alway...
re: Which movies or series about programming would you recommend?
Mr Robot S4 ep7 is one of the best bits of TV I've ever wat...
re: What conventional wisdom in software is wrong?
Yes and no, a pre determined due date from a project manage...
re: Let's Clean Up: Ugly Try-Catches!
Good code should read like a document, really good code can...
re: Developer health - taking care of yourself as you code
All good advice, one thing I would add is learn to touch ty...
re: Java is Dead - Long Live Java
It comes round every few years or so, this or that language...
re: What did you have the hardest time learning?
Electromagnetism, still cooks my noodle to this day
re: What would the programming language sorting hat pick for you, and why?
Ok opening a can of worms. IMO a programming language has ...
re: How Do You Decide When To Get Your Next Computer?
7-8 years is about the limit for a machine that's usable. ...
re: How do you ground yourself?
My first suggestion is have a work uniform, if your workpla...
re: The Soft Skills of Interviewing
Excellent article, suggest after a week or so, collecting t...
re: Using Twilio to build the internet
Love this! Not often you see data optimisation in projects....
re: On Being a Hopelessly Insecure Programmer
I get the impression that it is fear of failure and attempt...
re: 10 rules to code like NASA (applied to interpreted languages)
These rules are taken from MISRA, which is typically used f...
re: 10 rules to code like NASA (applied to interpreted languages)
I respect Remy wishes to avoid the switch compilation, there ...
re: Search me if you can!! Linear & Binary search
Good post for beginners! Most searches outside of linear r...
re: What Not to Do as a Programmer - My List After 2 Years of Working In Teams
The picture isn't mine, I have one, but no where near as go...
re: What Not to Do as a Programmer - My List After 2 Years of Working In Teams
Or the KISS principle. Keep It Simple Stupid
re: What's your most re-watchable movie?
I have loads: Shawshank redemption Forest Gump Blues Broth...
re: What's your most re-watchable movie?
Original only, not the dodgy remake
re: If you mostly write code for your day-to-day, do you have plans to get promoted out of that situation?
Technical specialist?
re: 13 things I learnt in my first year leading a software team
Good article! One thing: You may want to emphasise what y...
re: I've never become overly convinced that switch statements are that much cleaner than `if else if else if else if else`
A good optimiser will use the optimal output for the size o...
re: I've never become overly convinced that switch statements are that much cleaner than `if else if else if else if else`
Depends on if scripted Vs compiled. A compiler will optimi...
re: I've never become overly convinced that switch statements are that much cleaner than `if else if else if else if else`
Depends on the language, but for safety critical code, mult...
re: how many of you are automated bots
I am not a robot!
re: Making Mistakes
Team, we succeed and fail together. If it becomes about an...
re: LinkedIn is for Losers? Think Again. From 💰 100k+ to 200K+ job opportunities. 🛠 Hacks Included.
Be yourself, you'll either end up with a job that you hate ...
re: Coding Cleaner
It's not intuitive though and this is it's biggest weakness
re: What are you "old enough to remember" in software development?
BASIC on the ZX Spectrum and BBC micro
re: Coding Cleaner
Git is not critical to clean code, but any change managemen...
re: The two worst mistakes companies make concerning developers
Good luck with the new job, hope your new boss is a leader ...
re: Why is No One Talking About Razzle?
Tip for you Razzle is the name of a dodgy Porn magazine in ...
re: Being a middle aged junior
Actually I think many companies would be interested in some...
re: Moving Past Tutorials: Receiving a Problem to Solve
It's a very good practice to get into writing it all down. ...
re: Show off your first app!
The first "app" I wrote was probably an order or stock mana...
re: How To Start Reviewing Code
One addition I would make is that if you are going to provi...
re: JSCD: New Wheels Not Needed
It's the difference between owning the codebase and providi...
re: What was your win this week?
Those are some of the best days as a developer
re: Stop Doing Coding Tutorials
This is a chicken and egg problem, tutorials vary and as yo...
re: The Best Way to Advance Your Career
Find what you love and live for it. Whether you achieve w...
re: You're Not An Impostor
With fresh candidates you look for; enthusiasm, considered ...
re: The "debounce"
Debouncing comes from analogue electronics. A switched inpu...
re: Spell It Out: 600+ acronyms spelt out
Couple of my favourites: TLA: Three Letter Acronym TITSUP:...
re: When you want to learn C in 2019
The main issue many face when learning C is they don't unde...
re: The Many Worlds of Programming
The fundamental requirement of hard real time is achieving ...
re: The Many Worlds of Programming
Hard real-time, it's an extension of low level programming,...
re: Clean up your code with these tips!
While this obviously works, I personally don't like this st...
re: Welcome Thread - v27
Hey I'm Andy, I'm a Cyber security software team lead and d...
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