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10 Commandments for Programmers

Do your best to follow these 10 commandments ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿฝ

  1. Make Googling a habit or thou shalt make very little progress in programming.

  2. If it works, do not touch it unless you know what you are doing.

  3. JavaScript might be well spoken of but it is not your friend.

  4. Never debug in production.

  5. Argue not about programming languages on Twitter.

  6. Do not claim you know CSS. It is a lie, we all know.

  7. Eat in the morning before you start programming. Otherwise you may not eat again.

  8. No matter how sure you are, always clear your browser cache and try again.

  9. It is easier to stay up till 6:00 AM than to wake up at 6:00 AM. Be discipline with your sleep cycle.

  10. Always hide your wifi network SSID. There are others who are more dangerous than you think.

Did you enjoy these commandments? Do you want to write yours up or contribute to these ones, feel free & hit me up on Twitter: @xSavitar.

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Conner Ow
  1. Very true about googling. I mostly look for stackoverflow through google.

  2. Maybe forking and debugging is a bit better.

  3. Javascript is my friend. I use it almost 80% of the time. Next.js, express.js, and all those good stuff.

  4. Also a very true and useful fact. Debugging in production is an absolute no-no.

  5. Lucky I don't use twitter.

  6. It's mostly python we all almost know. I guess you can say you're good at CSS.

  7. What do you mean you won't eat again?

  8. I got nothing to say ;)

  9. I tend to wake up really early and go to bed early. I function better on a fresh brain than a tired one.

  10. Amazing advice right there.

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๐——๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—”๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ถ ๐Ÿฌ

Thanks for your feedback ๐Ÿ”ฅโค๏ธ

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codingjlu

Thanks for the tips. However, JavaScript is my BFF, and it's "thou shalt", not "thou shall". (Someone coming from old English here!)

And...
I know CSS. Give me a challenge.

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๐——๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—”๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ถ ๐Ÿฌ

Thank you very much on the correction. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿฝ

I wonโ€™t challenge you on CSS, Iโ€™m not fit ๐Ÿ˜‚

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codingjlu

;) I mean then why is it a lie?

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Pandademic

Nice job! But whats #10 about?

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๐——๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—”๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ถ ๐Ÿฌ

About Wi-Fi sniffing. Always hide your SSID ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

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Andrew Clayton

Keep in mind that it's pretty easy to find hidden networks with the likes of kismet

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๐——๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—”๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ถ ๐Ÿฌ

Thank you very much for your feedback โค๏ธ

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๐——๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—”๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ถ ๐Ÿฌ

Well said Lawrence ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ˜‚

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๐’ŽWii ๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€โšง๏ธ

Do not claim you know CSS

Uh... speak for yourself there

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๐——๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ธ ๐—”๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ด๐—ถ ๐Ÿฌ

Okay ๐Ÿ‘Œ