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Stage. Commit. Push. A Git Story (Comic)

If you're a lazy postcard mailer like me, you can also do e...

Being disrespected 🤬 / ignored 😶 in an IT job. What do you do?

In my opinion you can easily become a "senior" regarding a ...

I keep feeling demotivated when I realize how deficient my knowledge is.

I think specialization is key. It's easy to get lost in all...

Enough with the User Stories already!

Fully agree with you on that. What I mean was: It's not t...

Enough with the User Stories already!

I disagree. Refinement is the usual scrum process in which ...

You don't know TDD

I tend to ignore most of the talk about how one should test...

Is Haskell bad for FP?

For me, Haskell is an exercise language. I used it professi...

Is Haskell bad for FP?

To me, the biggest entry barrier was indeed cabal, but also...

Please don't "overchain" array methods

You are right that it doesn't take three times as long, my ...

Please don't "overchain" array methods

Waiting 1m is still better than waiting 3m. Disregarding th...

Please don't "overchain" array methods

isn't exactly the most beginner-friendly code. (...) Pipes...

Please don't "overchain" array methods

I've often heard "there will never be more than 20 items on t...

Why Are Some Developers so Allergic to IDEs?

Because IDEs are opinionated, and devs love customization a...

PHP Typed Properties: Think Twice.

Exactly! Docblocks have always been an abomination in my op...

Stop trying to be so DRY, instead Write Everything Twice (WET)

For me, personally, it depends on whether the non-dry stuff...

Keep learning, should you invest your own time?

Many of the things Uncle Bob says make sense, but the endea...

Demystifying the Long Arrow "Operator"

Certainly! But with Javascript not having an int type, it c...

Demystifying the Long Arrow "Operator"

Watch out with that notation though, it's best to only use ...

Haskell by example - Utopian Tree

This example of the underscore-hole-hoogle technique is awe...

The Most Important Non-Programming Skills for Programmers

Some people are generalists, others are specialists. But no...

Do you consider yourself fluent in your favorite programming language?

"hello world" is literally the dev equivalent of learning こ...

Vim won't make you a more productive developer

I'm on the fence about this as well. I think every develop...

What are the hardest programming languages you have ever learned?

I think that's a shame — both Haskell and Rust certainly ma...

What are the hardest programming languages you have ever learned?

I feel like ES6 did such a good job of making JavaScript mo...

What are the hardest programming languages you have ever learned?

I think the necessity of strict typing correlates with fast...

acme/acme2k: A lesson in sane IDE defaults.

I passionately disagree with the notion that syntax highlight...

The New Golden Rule of Programmers

I disagree, I don't focus well with headphones/music on. A ...

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