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Jayme Edwards 🍃💻

After working on over 30 software projects, I'm coaching developers to get respect, keep growing, and have a life!

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re: How to avoid the Visitor pattern in C#
Great series. Thanks for taking the time to write all these e...
re: Fired for Agility
To echo what others said here I love your entrepreneurial spi...
re: My Recovery From Programmer Anger
Great insights. Yes, I came to the conclusion a few years bac...
re: My Recovery From Programmer Anger
Thanks for the kind words of encouragement, and sharing such ...
re: For standing desk owners, how do you manage your sit/stand schedule?
I built two of these diy models I’ve used for at least 5 year...
re: For standing desk owners, how do you manage your sit/stand schedule?
I stand 100% of the time I’m coding or in meetings. I make su...
re: One thing led to another and I built my own static site generator today
Cool learning exercise. Have you checked out Svelte? It’s got...
re: Welcome Thread - v70
Confidence comes with experience. Don’t be so hard on yoursel...
re: Become a React Developer in a Weekend
I hear you. I know everyone is just trying to make a living...
re: Become a React Developer in a Weekend
Cool stuff! “Become a React developer in a weekend” seems a...
re: Developer burnout is real
Oh man, absolutely! I've been in the industry for 24 year...
re: Spot A Fake Agile Team In Under 7 Minutes!
I saw his tweet yesterday. Brilliant! Thanks for sharing th...
re: What was your win this week?
Worked through a statement of work to start a new consultin...
re: Would you want an "imposter" on your team?
Yes, as others have said I prefer people who want to learn ...
re: 3 Embarrassing Stories From My Software Development Career
Ha! Human like the rest of us 🤣. At least you can laugh at ...
re: How you can build a Serverless API using GraphQL .Net Core, C# and VS Code
Great article. I still think we have a long way to go with ...
re: Forty and still a dev?
I’m 43, still code, and have been for 23 years now. I’m con...
re: As a Software Engineer, do you prefer to work at start-ups or outsourcing agencies or big companies?
My experience is a little atypical since I’ve worked with o...
re: Working for non-profits organisations
It really depends on their financial planning and business ...
re: Creating Pixel Art with CSS
Oops, guess I missed that. 🤦🏻‍♂️
re: Creating Pixel Art with CSS
Super cute article (and artwork). Nice!
re: My Recovery From Programmer Anger
Ha! Yeah, it wouldn’t be the first time I’ve stuck my foot ...
re: What's your advice to someone over the age of 30 considering a career in software development?
Learn to set boundaries, don’t chase recognition or compare...
re: My Recovery From Programmer Anger
You’re right in some markets. I probably should have said “...
re: My Recovery From Programmer Anger
Thank you sir. Right back at you!
re: What’s an unpopular software opinion you have?
The less planning we do, and the more we value diversity, t...
re: My Recovery From Programmer Anger
Hey thanks Mikey that means a lot. I’d really like to see m...
re: Explain CI/CD like I'm five.
I made a YouTube video on my channel a couple years ago for...
re: What are some red flags to look out for in the first few weeks of a new dev job?
Great list. All too common.
re: What I Learned From Trying To Be a Team Player For 2 Years
I think you’re both right, in that there’s a balance. It’s ...
re: Do your job
Great question. I’ve never had much success personally cr...
re: 3 Embarrassing Stories From My Software Development Career
Ha! Awesome. It’s in those moments I’m sometimes amazed at ...
re: 3 Embarrassing Stories From My Software Development Career
LOL!!! That's a great story! Glad you recovered OK from it,...
re: #1 Reason Why You Don’t Improve As a Software Developer
Beautiful article. Great content and message!
re: What I Learned From Trying To Be a Team Player For 2 Years
“calculated dance” - I like it :)
re: Software Development for Humans
Awesome. Yeah it’s really up to us to stand firm for qualit...
re: What I Learned From Trying To Be a Team Player For 2 Years
This is a fantastic list. I’ve talked about some of these c...
re: Software Development for Humans
Great article. I love your attitude! You might also like my...
re: Do your job
There are some great insights here, thanks for sharing. Th...
re: New coding job not meeting expectations
Sounds to me like they pulled a bait-and-switch. I don’t kn...
re: How Agile Teams Grow Toxic! Episode 3 | Forecasting
Thanks @dev.to staff for hosting. As my videos have gotten ...
re: I Can't Do It All: My Burnout Story
So relatable! I love this.
re: How Agile Teams Grow Toxic! Episode 1 | Founder Values
Thanks for the feedback. Somehow people get this idea that ...
re: How Agile Teams Grow Toxic! Episode 1 | Founder Values
Still getting errors uploading large videos. Until I get it...
re: I Quit My Software Project To Get Healthy!
Thanks! It’s hard to do these with a family when things get...
re: I Quit My Software Project To Get Healthy!
Thanks for your support! Got some more great content comin...
re: I Quit My Software Project To Get Healthy!
Thanks Kasey. Even if I struggle sometimes I’d rather have ...
re: I Quit My Software Project To Get Healthy!
Thanks for sharing Brian! I’ve had to make many compromises...
re: I Quit My Software Project To Get Healthy!
Sorry to hear that. I'm glad you were able to make the righ...
re: I Quit My Software Project To Get Healthy!
P.S. I tried uploading directly here 3x last night and was ...
re: I Quit My Software Project To Get Healthy!
This is really interesting and insightful. Thanks for shari...
re: Very fascinating NPM packages
Hilarious! Thanks for sharing.
re: Scrum Got 3 People Fired From A Software Project!
Hey Alex! I'd be weighing a bunch of things in a situation...
re: Scrum Got 3 People Fired From A Software Project!
Thanks for your feedback. You're totally right and some of ...
re: dev.to is now open source
Congrats y’all. It takes big courage to put your product ou...
re: They Watched Us With Webcams And Rewrote Our Code!
Leadership who remind their colleagues failure is necessary...
re: Scrum Got 3 People Fired From A Software Project!
I love this. You’re absolutely right. Success can cause us ...
re: Scrum Got 3 People Fired From A Software Project!
Never goes buttery smooth. That’s what being a Healthy Soft...
re: Scrum Got 3 People Fired From A Software Project!
Definitely, the boss -> subordinate dynamic tends to bri...
re: Scrum Got 3 People Fired From A Software Project!
Thanks for the feedback. Yeah I’m hoping that’s one thing p...
re: How To Get Support To Fix A "Disruptive" Problem
You’re welcome!
re: How To Get Support To Fix A "Disruptive" Problem
LOL, glad you’re digging em! 🤣
re: They Watched Us With Webcams And Rewrote Our Code!
Yeah he got them to build a cube off their data and that pl...
re: They Watched Us With Webcams And Rewrote Our Code!
Thanks Henry, when I post this stuff it’s part “is anyone e...
re: They Watched Us With Webcams And Rewrote Our Code!
Thanks Ankush, appreciate the support ✌️
re: They Watched Us With Webcams And Rewrote Our Code!
That’s horrible to hear about your coworker! People don’t a...
re: They Watched Us With Webcams And Rewrote Our Code!
Thanks Feral. Glad to hear you worked through that phase an...
re: Lead Software Developers Better By Letting Go!
Really good point. This strategy certainly doesn’t work in ...
re: Lead Software Developers Better By Letting Go!
Yeah it definitely depends on how a company defines the rol...
re: Lead Software Developers Better By Letting Go!
Happy to help, thanks for the feedback! I think you’re tak...
re: Know When To STOP Learning And Just Write The Code!
So glad to hear it helps! Thanks for your feedback. 👌
re: How To Stop Comparing Your Career To Other Developers
I’m glad this one was relateable. ✌️ Feel free to hit me w...
re: How To Stop Comparing Your Career To Other Developers
Thanks Shawn! I agree and find more meaning myself from do...
re: How To Stop Comparing Your Career To Other Developers
Great to hear your life and work decisions balance well for...
re: Can We Stop Arguing About "What Agile Is" And Focus On What's Working?
Totally agree and see this happen too often. First people...
re: Can We Stop Arguing About "What Agile Is" And Focus On What's Working?
Were there any times where you were pressured to not follow...
re: Can We Stop Arguing About "What Agile Is" And Focus On What's Working?
Well I’d say if you are calling it a mess it’s probably not...
re: What advice will you give to developers who are just starting their careers?
It will be easy to be reminded you have a lot to learn, but...
re: Don't Drink Too Much Reactive Cool Aid
Great take. It’s definitely the wrong tool for many product...
re: The Art of Humanizing Pull Requests (PR’s)
Great article. Agree completely with the need to be empat...
re: We Were Hired For A Hidden Agenda
No problem Phil, glad you’re getting something out of this ...
re: Can Measuring “Progress” Make Software Projects Fail?
Nice. I totally agree we will have times we should estimate...
re: Can Measuring “Progress” Make Software Projects Fail?
Couldn’t agree more. Great examples.
re: Can Measuring “Progress” Make Software Projects Fail?
You’re very welcome. I hope some of this helps.
re: Can Measuring “Progress” Make Software Projects Fail?
Thanks Kasey! Glad you enjoyed it. ✌️
re: We Designed A Software Product That Never Got Built 😕
Absolutely. This is why I tell people the resistance to bei...
re: Scrum Is The “Motor” Of Your Software Project, But Who’s Steering?
👍
re: We Designed A Software Product That Never Got Built 😕
Yeah I agree. I think a big problem was that when the clien...
re: We Designed A Software Product That Never Got Built 😕
Lol never heard this - thanks for sharing.
re: Scrum Is The “Motor” Of Your Software Project, But Who’s Steering?
I’d agree for the most part. In general I was trying to mak...
re: CI/CD with Drone, Kubernetes and Helm - Part 1
Anytime - great content, I ❤️ DevOps/CD 😀
re: CI/CD with Drone, Kubernetes and Helm - Part 1
Good walkthrough. I think you repeated your content and did...
re: Pobody's Nerfect
Great mindset! Thanks for sharing.
re: How can we stop age discrimination in tech?
This is absolutely the case at some companies. I still have...
re: How can we stop age discrimination in tech?
I agree. Older devs need to be willing to try new approache...
re: Does The Industry Want Us To Think There’s A “Formula" For Helping People Be Agile?
Glad you enjoyed it. I definitely didn’t always feel this w...
re: A Tale Of Software Development Culture Change - Gone Wrong!
Ouch, sorry that sounds miserable. Maybe you can pick one o...
re: What feature(s) made dev.to finally stick for you?
Video uploads!
re: A Tale Of Software Development Culture Change - Gone Wrong!
Thanks Phil! Even the staunchest stoic should be permitted ...
re: Can We Stop Pretending Planning Software Development Can Be “Certain”?
Thanks Martin, I like your attitude!
re: Can We Stop Pretending Planning Software Development Can Be “Certain”?
I wish this always worked! Unfortunately I’ve seen tasks ta...
re: Demoting My Career To Be A Social Agile Coach
I’ll check it out. Thanks Jan!
re: Why Do Leaders Treat Programmers Like Children?
LOL! Nice. Really trying not to bash management with this o...
re: Why Do Leaders Treat Programmers Like Children?
I would have to agree. I actually was going to use “manager...
re: Why Do Leaders Treat Programmers Like Children?
I can only speak for myself, but when I’ve had sleep proble...
re: Why junior devs should review seniors' commits
Love it. Great way to challenge traditional power structure...
re: Why Do Leaders Treat Programmers Like Children?
Hey that’s great, companies can really use PMs who are ex d...
re: Healing The Rift Between Programmers And Managers
Happy to, if I can help even one person avoid some of these...
re: Healing The Rift Between Programmers And Managers
I've been one of them! I try my best to be honest about my ...
re: Healing The Rift Between Programmers And Managers
Hey Joshua thanks for your insight. That’s a good point. I’...
re: Daily Scrum Meeting: A Status Meeting In Disguise?
Thank you, that makes sense. I want to do what's best for ...
re: Daily Scrum Meeting: A Status Meeting In Disguise?
Hey Jess! Thanks for that. I noticed it doesn’t handle lin...
re: Welcome Thread - v11
Hello folks :) Thanks for this amazing community, I just f...
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