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I'm a creative programmer and puzzles designer. I cook monsters.

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System Architecture for Edaqa's Room

System Architecture for Edaqa's Room

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Highly inefficient invisible animations (CSS/Firefox/Chrome/React)

Highly inefficient invisible animations (CSS/Firefox/Chrome/React)

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High-Throughput Game Message Server with Python websockets

High-Throughput Game Message Server with Python websockets

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Designing a Snacking Bear Puzzle

Designing a Snacking Bear Puzzle

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What I look for while play-testing

What I look for while play-testing

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Edaqa's Room: Removing Red Herrings from Carnival

Edaqa's Room: Removing Red Herrings from Carnival

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Edaqa's Room: Sound and Music using WebAudio

Edaqa's Room: Sound and Music using WebAudio

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How to write a custom selector in React

How to write a custom selector in React

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I Wrote an Online Escape Game

I Wrote an Online Escape Game

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How I Evaluate You in a Code Interview

How I Evaluate You in a Code Interview

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Merge Sort Quick Reference

Merge Sort Quick Reference

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Insertion Sort Quick Reference

Insertion Sort Quick Reference

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Your 30th Year in Code

Your 30th Year in Code

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Checkers Interview Question: Moving a Piece

Checkers Interview Question: Moving a Piece

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Checkers Interview Question: Data Modelling

Checkers Interview Question: Data Modelling

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The Wasteland of Wordpress

The Wasteland of Wordpress

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Essential Interview Code for Maps and Dictionaries

Essential Interview Code for Maps and Dictionaries

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Why switch is better than if-else

Why switch is better than if-else

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Don’t say negative things in an interview

Don’t say negative things in an interview

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Nested lists and continued paragraph support in MDL

Nested lists and continued paragraph support in MDL

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Creating a custom author box on WordPress

Creating a custom author box on WordPress

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How to install Python 3.8 on Ubuntu?

How to install Python 3.8 on Ubuntu?

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A Failed Experiment with Python Type Annotations

A Failed Experiment with Python Type Annotations

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Listen carefully to your interviewer

Listen carefully to your interviewer

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FreeCodeCamp's Copyright Infringement

FreeCodeCamp's Copyright Infringement

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Programming interview preparation

Programming interview preparation

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A Parade of Web Tech

A Parade of Web Tech

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What do you code to relax?

What do you code to relax?

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Lists and backtick parsing (MDL Log #5)

Lists and backtick parsing (MDL Log #5)

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Terrible interview question: Swap variables without a temporary

Terrible interview question: Swap variables without a temporary

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What do you think of an #offthecuff tag for stories written spontaneously and without editing?

What do you think of an #offthecuff tag for stories written spontaneously and without editing?

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Already know the interview code question? Don't admit it!

Already know the interview code question? Don't admit it!

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3 tips for delivering more value

3 tips for delivering more value

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How do you feel about chasing internet points, badges and the gamification of everything?

How do you feel about chasing internet points, badges and the gamification of everything?

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A programmer's introduction to user portraits

A programmer's introduction to user portraits

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Lessons learned from recording my first class

Lessons learned from recording my first class

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Parsing footnotes and code blocks (MDL Log #4)

Parsing footnotes and code blocks (MDL Log #4)

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A comment feature for author markings (MDL Log #3)

A comment feature for author markings (MDL Log #3)

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A user story for my markdown parser (MDL Log #2)

A user story for my markdown parser (MDL Log #2)

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The Internet Lottery™ for content creators

The Internet Lottery™ for content creators

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Essential Python 3 code for lists

Essential Python 3 code for lists

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Invented here syndrome

Invented here syndrome

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Time to build a markdown parser and processor (MDL Log #1)

Time to build a markdown parser and processor (MDL Log #1)

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Essential code for lists and vectors in an interview

Essential code for lists and vectors in an interview

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Stop waving the wand of magic numbers

Stop waving the wand of magic numbers

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Do you like mailing lists? And perfecting the podcast.

Do you like mailing lists? And perfecting the podcast.

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How to fail a programming interview

How to fail a programming interview

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What is self-hosting, and is there value in it?

What is self-hosting, and is there value in it?

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Learn to build a web site without using any frameworks?

Learn to build a web site without using any frameworks?

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Of course HTML is a programming language

Of course HTML is a programming language

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Do you recognize your code 6 months later?

Do you recognize your code 6 months later?

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Would you program a human?

Would you program a human?

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Should code be like poetry?

Should code be like poetry?

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Do novices make quick fixes and experts clean changes?

Do novices make quick fixes and experts clean changes?

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Sometimes, the elegant implementation is just a function

Sometimes, the elegant implementation is just a function

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The User

The User

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What is your tale of lasagna code? (Code with too many layers)

What is your tale of lasagna code? (Code with too many layers)

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What would you like people to know about programming?

What would you like people to know about programming?

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Does programming require empathy?

Does programming require empathy?

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We don't need a ternary operator

We don't need a ternary operator

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