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Matthew Schwartz

Managing development teams and writing software for 25+ years. Owner of SocialSentiment.io.

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Forget pay cut, give me a raise to work remotely

I agree with all except the last point. Access to jobs acros...

"Django Hosting Options"

I've been a Linode user for many many years. It's a great se...

As a developer, what problems do you face during job search? 🤔

Many recruiters reach out to me with roles that are far below...

As recruiters, what do you want to see on a GitHub profile readme ?

As a hiring manager I go to someone's Github profile to see w...

How Dev Bootcamps Are Failing Their Students

I just finished teaching a 24 week full stack (MERN) bootcamp...

What's your ideal interview process?

This is almost exactly the same process I follow as well. My...

Language Review: Python (Episode One)

I've been using Python for many years and I don't think I've ...

2020 Trends in Technology Workforce(so far)

I would refuse to work for a company that performs that level...

The Future of "View Page Source"

I've been a web developer for 15 years. The modern web is ki...

Which is better for a CRM? Django with PSQL or NodeJS with MongoDB?

I would almost always pick Django with Postgres first but you...

My monolith doesn't fit in your serverless

You're exactly right. Human time will almost always cost mor...

How do you keep notes?

I run VPN software directly on my router, so no port forwardi...

What was your win this week?

This week the students of the full stack web dev bootcamp I t...

What are your favorite cloud services?

I like AWS but I had terrible performance problems with Dynam...

How do you keep notes?

Note taking has been a huge burden for me for many years. Th...

What's new in PHP 8 and what does that mean

Finally adding some of the features I've loved about Python ;...

Security on localhost?

I don't worry about security on localhost because I block all...

Testing apps with third-party integrations

I'm a fan of API mocking for unit tests and calling sandbox o...

Popular web APIs you should know about

I run a very specialized API that returns social sentiment of...

🧠 🤖 📈 How to approach a Machine Learning problem?

Initially solve what is possible Excellent and often overl...

Why do all the dynamic languages catch name errors by default?

The simple explanation would be that all runtime errors shoul...

Effective Refactoring of Heavy Database Interface

I've done a lot of refactoring of huge projects. Your tip of...

Free online GPU resources for your next machine learning project

This might be really handy for experimenting improvements to ...

How to protect your Django Secret and OAuth Keys

Good tip. My solution is to commit a settings_base.py file w...

What type of position (job) is best for me?

I find the best developers have a broad understanding while b...

Jack of All Trades, Master of Some

Absolutely agree. I also started back before Google when boo...

Stop 'using' "useless" "\"QUOTES\""!

I have to disagree with this one. One reason browsers are so...

Why not to create db asset from code

This is an excellent point. All security, for every system i...

How did you start your career in tech?

While studying computer science I got an internship at a fina...

Well... This is It.

I teach a full stack web dev bootcamp and one of the most imp...

Javascript fatigue

What you've just learned is exactly the right approach, in my...

I don't remember birthdays (for a reason)

Homer: Every time I learn something new, a little of the ol...

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