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Jess Lee (she/her)
Jess Lee (she/her)

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What was your win this week?

It's weekly retro time!

Looking back, what was something you're proud of?

All wins count -- big or small!

Examples of 'wins' include:

  • Getting to all your meetings on time
  • Starting a new project
  • Fixing a tricky bug
  • Cleaning your house...or whatever else that may spark joy 😄 🎉

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Jess Lee (she/her) Author

This week, I fully set up my home office!

Not a gif but...

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John Paul Ada

I want that sunlight . <3

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Smit

Yeah i miss that sunlight at my home office too!

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Michael Tharrington (he/him)

Woah! That desk is AWESOME!!

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Michael Kohl • Edited

I might be imagining things, but it looks like an old sewing machine table, e.g. a Singer one, though a bit hard to tell from this angle.

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Jess Lee (she/her) Author

that it is!

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Jess Lee (she/her) Author

with an old butcher block on top 😄

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Michael Kohl

What can I say, I know my vintage sewing machines. 😉

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Vitali Pomanitski

This week, I.... Made first commit to github after 6 years in industry!

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Ben Halpern

Nice! First times for certain events come at all different paces and different orders in our industry.

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Vitali Pomanitski • Edited

I'm from Semiconductors Industry, so working for chips where everyone speaks Electricity while you (I am) have a software specialization, yes it's pretty hard to make other commit(ment)s :)) ^^

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Jess Lee (she/her) Author

Woohoo!!

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Ben Halpern • Edited
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Anna Su**

This is a really cool initiative. Are you planning to share your traffic metrics the same way?

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morgana • Edited

This/Last week, I landed a job as an SRE at elastic.co! WHOO!

Bonus win: Cleaned up an old desktop and now I have a home server to run... something :P

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KBPsystem

Congrats!

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Molly Struve (she/her)

WOOHOO Elastic!!!! They just published a blog of mine on their User's blog space about how we have scaled Elasticsearch at Kenna.

ENJOY your new gig!

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Jess Lee (she/her) Author

whoa, congratulations!! That's a big win!!

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Glenn Carremans

This week, I made my very first blog post ever (and here on DEV)! And it got more attention than I expected.

HAPPY JONAH HILL

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Jess Lee (she/her) Author

Thanks for the contribution 🙌

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Unbounded Context

you got a link to it handy?

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Paula Santamaría

This week, I started to work on a videogame with my little sister who's a 3D modeler 😁

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Jess Lee (she/her) Author

Cool!!

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José Coelho

This week, I did fix a tricky bug... which the senior architect was not able to fix.

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Jess Lee (she/her) Author

Nice!

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Julia Torrejón

This week, I wrote and ran my first automated test script using Selenium/WebDriver!

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Rodrigo

Do you have repo for this?

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Anna Simoroshka

This week, I went to the gym 3 times after several years of failing to find a suitable way to fit it into my schedule. Late evening is the best time and the thought had never occurred to me until now.

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Jess Lee (she/her) Author

Heck yeah! I've been doing mornings a lot more but prefer evenings because I'm not rushed.

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Anna Simoroshka

Exactly! Also, there is usually significantly fewer people there. And, since I live close by, I can go straight in my gym clothes then back, take a shower home and wash the sweaty uniform right away.

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Jess Lee (she/her) Author

Ah that's so nice! I like to think I'd go to the gym more often if it was close by. My gym is a 40 min subway commute involving a very long walk in the winter or two transfers 😒

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Anna Simoroshka

I'd never go! 😅

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Antonio Radovcic

This week, I worked on the animations and overall design of DevLids.com. Mainly added a new font, Plex Mono, and tweaked the lid-motions.

https://devlids.com

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Paula Santamaría

That's really cool!

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Michael Tharrington (he/him)

This week, I returned from a ski trip where I did NOT hurt myself.

skiing

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Dan

This week, I.... actually put a small project online instead of letting it wither and gather dust in a folder. Genus Absurdus produces fake Latin names with some Latin prefixes and suffixes scraped from a few sources. It's stupid but was fun to make.

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Jess Lee (she/her) Author

Awesome, congrats!

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Josh Morel

This week, I had my last day at work after 8 years working in data analysis in a hospital. This week is the start of my career shift into software development (with a focus in freelancing/contract work). Next step: a detailed plan.

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Jess Lee (she/her) Author

Whoo!! Good luck!!

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John Paul Ada

Finally getting my inputs recognized in our project! 🎉

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Meghan (she/her) • Edited

This week, I went to a club for the first time with my friends (since coming out but also ever) and I had so much fun!!

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Jess Lee (she/her) Author

yesss!!

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Joe Hobot

This week, I was able to remove 10gb of daily logs from SumoLogic ingestion.

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morgana

Oh wow, that's a lot of $$$ saved. Nice one!

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Joe Hobot

15gb more to go. Just need to work with devs.

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Jim Medlock

This week, I and another teammate created a handbook for new team members. It is not intended to substitute having someone act as a shepard for new members. But, it is intended to help structure who we are, how we work together, and how to get stuff done.

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Jess Lee (she/her) Author

That's definitely a resource that new team members appreciate -- but is overlooked at so many companies!

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Thomas Leathers • Edited

This week, I Wrote a lossless decompression algorithm for my SBTCVM project.

To my knowledge, its possibly the first time a compressed image was ever displayed by a balanced ternary computer, virtual or not. :D

Its nothing too fancy, just a basic Run-length encoding, but it did cut the size of a test image from 1350 Nonets to just 434. 866 Nonets when you include the decoder.

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Sanzeeb Aryal • Edited

This week, I reached office on time.

Monday- 9:31
Tuesday - 9:34
Wednesday - 9:37
Thursday - 9:31
Friday - 9:29

Yes

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Martin Huter

This week, I restarted diving deeper into vim!

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Roy Honders

This week, I completed my first school document at the internship.

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Matthew Wood

This week, I.... managed to get a massive project to UAT a week a head of schedule!