Category Archives: Programming

Kinda a big announcement – Joel on Software

I took a few stupid years trying to be the CEO of a growing company during which I didn’t have time to code, and when I came back to web programming, after a break of about 10 years, I found … Continue reading

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Nine things we learned from the Epic v. Apple trial – The Verge

It’s particularly notable since some people are worried that macOS is inching toward the iOS model, making it a little more difficult to install unauthorized software with each new version. If you were already anxious about the Mac ecosystem closing … Continue reading

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Time Tracking Web Apps

I work for a tech outsourcing firm, but I’m fully-subcontracted to a Fortune 250. My company recently switched away from their home-brew time tracking tool (which wasn’t completely terrible) to Workday. The transition was rough. You had to click several … Continue reading

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TECH | Stop using JPA/Hibernate · Blog de Laurent Stemmer

Here an example of a JPA entity (using Lombok for “simplicity”): <sarcasm quotes mine> Source: TECH | Stop using JPA/Hibernate · Blog de Laurent Stemmer Through a very long series of unfortunate circumstances, I was backed into using Java/Spring/Hibernate/Angular in … Continue reading

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Build Your Own Database Driven Website

I don’t remember what prompted me to remember this book, but it was, perhaps, the biggest influence which has shaped my career. I had already been a programmer since I was a kid, and I had already written a couple … Continue reading

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What I wish I had known about single page applications – Stack Overflow Blog

I settled on JHipster, a development platform for building web applications using modern technology: Angular, React or Vue for the client side, and Spring plus Gradle or Maven for the server side. It’s been around for years, is very well … Continue reading

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Programming Feels

Sure, sex is great, but that feeling when you get when that program you’ve been working on for 3 weeks starts showing results? Awww yisss.

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CADT Model in Action

JWZ, the arguably-most-infamous developer of Netscape, has a theory called the CADT: Cascade of Attention Deficit Teenagers. I got an email this morning as another example of the model in action. I posted the problem to serverfault.com and opened the … Continue reading

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My Pre-Ruined Programming Typing

I use a “grip” on the keyboard that’s off-by-one. My right index finger hovers over the K key instead of the J. I can touch type if I concentrate, but this is just how I learned on the Vic-20, when … Continue reading

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Rules of thumb for a 1x developer | The Other Mickey Wiki

But I’m feeling ambitious. I would like to become a 1.1x developer. I’m trying to figure out how to get there. Source: Rules of thumb for a 1x developer | The Other Mickey Wiki

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