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re: Communicating Technical Debt
poor code inside of the codebase encourages substandard wo...
re: What was your win this week?
I took the role of Toastmaster (emcee /host) first the fir...
re: Are Timed Coding Interviews A Good Indicator Of Job Performance?
wtf... not even the effort of having someone "interviewing"...
re: Are Timed Coding Interviews A Good Indicator Of Job Performance?
what is this "Record a video" thing? a new interviewing p...
re: What is the most annoying thing your colleagues say all the time?
Got that. It's like: "Can I make you one question?" "Sure,...
re: What is the most annoying thing your colleagues say all the time?
oh. with so much experience, I would find it hard to accept...
re: What is the most annoying thing your colleagues say all the time?
Later means never of course. but you can also immediately c...
re: What is the most annoying thing your colleagues say all the time?
sure, but he explicitly said, the _automatic "how are you" ...
re: What is the most annoying thing your colleagues say all the time?
try to never get frustrated and make calmly your point. but...
re: What is the most annoying thing your colleagues say all the time?
true! not a big fan of chitchat either.
re: What is the most annoying thing your colleagues say all the time?
yes, but it is also fun to have to find it out somehow, or ...
re: What is the most annoying thing your colleagues say all the time?
oh, well, that does not annoy me much, I actually like to b...
re: Warming Up your Lambdas: Schedule or Plugin?
Hi, I got yesterday a similar issue with another plugin, bu...
re: What is the most annoying thing your colleagues say all the time?
been there done that. even though always with some resiste...
re: Check that spelling, please! (code review chronicles)
thanx for your comment. I read the article and is very in...
re: Am I an expert developer or just an expert googler?
ABSOLUTELY. in fact with knowing how to google i dont mean...
re: Am I an expert developer or just an expert googler?
:-)
re: Am I an expert developer or just an expert googler?
wish you all the best along this journey!
re: Am I an expert developer or just an expert googler?
it has to do with attitude. it does not depend on how rich ...
re: Am I an expert developer or just an expert googler?
The link from quora is very interesting, thanx. I knew the ...
re: Am I an expert developer or just an expert googler?
that's another very important skill: always keep in mind th...
re: Am I an expert developer or just an expert googler?
exactly. many times during standups I can't help but raisi...
re: Another way to write your JavaScript
wow. i always used Array.from only for Sets and Maps. inte...
re: How long have you worked at the same company?
You also kind of "stepped down" from managing devs to devel...
re: How long have you worked at the same company?
absolutely. I also wrote that in an old post of mine (What...
re: How long have you worked at the same company?
I think too working actively on solutions is more interesti...
re: How long have you worked at the same company?
thanx for your comment. yes, new challenges, new projects...
re: How long have you worked at the same company?
wow. and how did you find the transition from managing to ...
re: How long have you worked at the same company?
yep. kinda like here. a rollercoaster of feelings and exp...
re: My 52 Week Streak: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
Since I started blogging here on Dev at the end of January ...
re: Does blogging really help your career?
it's also very cool when you google for a solution you don'...
re: Does blogging really help your career?
Writing provides backstory, context, and demonstrates a wi...
re: Ten Cognitive Biases to Look Out For as a Developer
very nice write up. If you don't know it already I suggest...
re: To Code, or Not to Code on Vacation: That is My Question
hi. as I wrote here I kinda have the same - but opposite -...
re: The biggest advice I could give to another developer
yes, definetely. having a detailed history of atomic commit...
re: The biggest advice I could give to another developer
That is absolutely a very good point! By reducing the scope...
re: How To Be Productive + Avoid β€œAnalysis Paralysis”
Vomit Draft : awesome catchy concept. Love it!
re: Do you bring your laptop on vacation?
:-D
re: Do you bring your laptop on vacation?
find the time to watch the grass grow. nice saying. :-)
re: Do you bring your laptop on vacation?
true, working on something for yourself is definetly differ...
re: Do you bring your laptop on vacation?
fair point! during dinner I manage, but all the rest... i ...
re: Becoming an 18 Year Old Software Developer
I feel so old now.. my son is now 11 yo! ;-) congrats f...
re: What are your thoughts on the whole 10x engineer viral discussion?
As I wrote here some time ago, around the 10X devs there i...
re: What sport/physical activity would you recommend to someone who's not super sporty by nature?
Since hiking and bouldering were already mentioned... Slack...
re: I built a Lego Mindstorm EV3 with my kids last Sunday, and made a time-lapse out of it.
Thanx. Next we will definitely start to play around with t...
re: 11 Tips for New Analysts and Developers
and... another awesome post by Helen! thanx
re: AWS Series: Gently Down the Stream with Kinesis
yeah well... I moved from Milan (Italy) to Hamburg (German...
re: AWS Series: Gently Down the Stream with Kinesis
thanks Helen. it's really amazing what you are doing. wor...
re: AWS Series: Gently Down the Stream with Kinesis
I wanted to ask the same thing. I am currently evaluating ...
re: How To Transition From Sitting to Standing at Work
I switched to the standing desk a couple of years ago. Afte...
re: Soft Skills Are Out. Here's a Better Model
very nice post. I agree that the word "soft" may make thin...
re: Warming Up your Lambdas: Schedule or Plugin?
yes, you might get spikes despite the warmup if you get con...
re: Its Sunday, are you coding?
no. i am not coding on sundays. i am not usually coding o...
re: Parents of DEV: How are you teaching your children about technology?
I have 2 boys, 8 and 11 yo. i havenΒ΄t started yet with cod...
re: What are your non-tech interests/hobbies? 🏝
slacklining, hiking, bouldering, travelling (and making to...
re: It's Time ⌚ to Talk πŸ—£! The Day of Your Presentation
very nice article. and useful tips. thanx
re: Keep your Ego away from coding
you too! :-)
re: Keep your Ego away from coding
exactly! striving for simplicity is already a blog post in...
re: 700+ Web Developers Asked Me To Give Them LinkedIn Profile Feedback And These Are My πŸ–οΈ 5 Top Tips.
did not know about the customized header. awesome!! thanx ...
re: How to kill a node process
thanx for pointing this out. :-)
re: Big Data: Concepts from A to Z
wow. so much interesting stuff i have to read now...
re: What are your thoughts on the 4-day work week?
a few years ago i had the opportunity to negotiate a 4 day ...
re: Where do you keep credentials for your Lambda functions?
which of the above exactly?
re: Politeness or Bluntness in Code Review? Settling the Matter Once and for All
Belle parole non pascon i gatti... ( Fine words butter n...
re: Tools I wish I knew from the start
wow. gitrkaken and glokraken look pretty neat!
re: Fear of Asking Question at Work? Never Again.
nice post. i am normally never afraid of asking questions ...
re: What Genres Do You Listen To?
black metal like Taake, Limbonic Art, early Burzum when i d...
re: Is β€œDefensive Programming” actually healthy?
probably I did not articulate my reply properly. I totally ...
re: Is β€œDefensive Programming” actually healthy?
Interesting article ( and very interesting blog btw :-) ) ...
re: Planning Tech Events with Religious and Cultural Calendar Sensitivity
Interesting article. I am always up for inclusivity and I ...
re: The kind of job application process that makes me angry
yep. agree. expecially the feedback part. if i give you ...
re: An async/await gotcha
dunno if it can help but David Walsh wrote about something ...
re: Where do you keep credentials for your Lambda functions?
thank you very much for your detailed comment. of course a...
re: Where do you keep credentials for your Lambda functions?
our use case was simply that we have different restapi and ...
re: Where do you keep credentials for your Lambda functions?
since many comments mentioned vault I googled for comparisi...
re: Where do you keep credentials for your Lambda functions?
no. no problems so far. process was quite straigthforward....
re: The kind of job application process that makes me angry
insults the applicant by implying their time is incredibly...
re: Where do you keep credentials for your Lambda functions?
true! :-) my main problem with the .env file is that even...
re: Where do you keep credentials for your Lambda functions?
in our case the credentials were not specific for users ra...
re: Where do you keep credentials for your Lambda functions?
the caching is nothing fancy. just a simple map where i st...
re: Where do you keep credentials for your Lambda functions?
yep. slightly more expensive, but i find the integration an...
re: Where do you keep credentials for your Lambda functions?
we recently hit the cloudformation limit too and add to sta...
re: Where do you keep credentials for your Lambda functions?
Interesting. Will definitely read more about it. TX!
re: Where do you keep credentials for your Lambda functions?
Oh.. Wow. Not good. But how was that limit reached? How man...
re: Where do you keep credentials for your Lambda functions?
currently our lambda has not such traffic issue and i doubt...
re: Where do you keep credentials for your Lambda functions?
at first i thought that too. but then i found SecretsManage...
re: Do you really want to be more productive?
thanx for the insightful reply. will definetly read your a...
re: How To Rock Your First Tech Talk
Well done Helen. I have a " giving my first tech talk at ...
re: The Great Migration: From SQL Server to AWS Aurora
very interesting post. recently I had to migrate some tabl...
re: S.O.S.: you might suffer from F.O.M.O.! ( About Fear of Missing Out and Shiny Object Syndrome)
exactly. everything is available and luring us. and the wo...
re: S.O.S.: you might suffer from F.O.M.O.! ( About Fear of Missing Out and Shiny Object Syndrome)
yep. keeping the stream of info low is also important. i n...
re: S.O.S.: you might suffer from F.O.M.O.! ( About Fear of Missing Out and Shiny Object Syndrome)
yep. I am also always worried to become obsolete. Even thou...
re: S.O.S.: you might suffer from F.O.M.O.! ( About Fear of Missing Out and Shiny Object Syndrome)
ciao. si. italiano. di Milano. ma vivo ad Amburgo da 5 ann...
re: How I Write Online Articles
nice and useful post. my workflow is similar but i am not ...
re: Politeness or Bluntness in Code Review? Settling the Matter Once and for All
nice post. I am an Italian living in Germany. I can tell ...
re: 2 Months of blogging: Why do you blog? How often? How long do you take?
yep. this is actually what I am planning to do. I have a p...
re: 2 Months of blogging: Why do you blog? How often? How long do you take?
yes, I also have lots of topics I'd like to write about, an...
re: 2 Months of blogging: Why do you blog? How often? How long do you take?
wow, a 1200-word post in 45 minutes is very fast. but yes....
re: Have you ever quit a job without anything else lined up?
2001 I left my job as Team Lead in the Customer Support at ...
re: 10x Programmers: Myth Or Reality?
nice post. and I agree with this comment too. coding abili...
re: Do you play (planning) poker?
ah ah. nice. didn't know that. even though I must say tha...
re: Can you share your favorite quote or rule related to IT?
very nice post. I noted down lots of quotes from the comme...
re: I'm a New Zealand based Data Analyst and Career Switcher, Ask Me Anything!
wow. that Β΄s very good news.. and I know I will not slee...
re: Tools I wish I knew from the start
didn't know that. will have a look. even though we switche...
re: What makes a 10x Developer?
I never felt ashamed when working with such developers, in...
re: What makes a 10x Developer?
ah ah! true :-) but i never meant that the 10x performance ...
re: 5 Reasons You Should Write That Blog Post
I was blogging for a long time in the past about completely...
re: Essential Career Advice: from A to Z
very nice article/list. i clicked and followed most of the...
re: What makes a 10x Developer?
absolutely. same for me. one important aspect though is t...
re: What makes a 10x Developer?
sure. that part is absolutely minimal. i just wanted to p...
re: What makes a 10x Developer?
probably i was very lucky. but they were very good at work...
re: What makes a 10x Developer?
I started the article with that exact statement. :-) as I w...
re: What makes a 10x Developer?
love it!
re: What makes a 10x Developer?
very interesting article you wrote. :-) lots of links for ...
re: What makes a 10x Developer?
yes. this is absolutely true :-)
re: How Do I Start Giving Talks on Coding?
very useful tips!
re: A crash course on Serverless with AWS - Building APIs with Lambda and Aurora Serverless
Hi Adnan. thanx for sharing. it's very useful. at work we ...
re: Warming Up your Lambdas: Schedule or Plugin?
yes. with the serverless plugin configuration you can defi...
re: Warming Up your Lambdas: Schedule or Plugin?
hi. thanx for your detailed comment. i totally agree with...
re: How to fail a programming interview
The stage fright is always there. The thing is, you get co...
re: Run your Node.js application on a headless Raspberry Pi
this sounds similar to something i'd like to do. i'd like t...
re: Run your Node.js application on a headless Raspberry Pi
this post is awesome. exactly what i needed to get started...
re: Whiteboard interviews suck! (but you should practice anyway)
definitely. but we - as candidates - have to play by th...
re: Whiteboard interviews suck! (but you should practice anyway)
yes, but you are cutting yourself off a big chunk of possib...
re: What should you do after you fail the technical interview?
nice article. remember that coding and solving problems i...
re: What's your goto motivational quote?
"Being stressed means that you have a purpose. That you ar...
re: Tools I wish I knew from the start
thanx. i corrected the typos. honestly i dont know about t...
re: Tools I wish I knew from the start
thanx for spotting it. immediately corrected!
re: If/else or just if?
I'd definitely go for early returns. less indentation, the ...
re: How would you build a full stack Node.js web app today?
Lerna monorepo. React, Redux, Amplify and entire AWS: Gat...
re: I created a bot that talks to recruiters for me (and it's sooo good!)
this is simply genial. i stopped using facebook a while a...
re: Code Tip: Avoid unnecessary else statements
totally agree. less code to read, less indentation, less c...
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