The Art of Coding


What to do when you are asked to build the world

A while ago I saw a post on Radar of a developer who was given the task to replicate Woo-commerce and was given two months to do so, he was having problems digesting the task. This is a very common problem in contract work. I

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Don't over think things... It is not hard to make a difference

My friend Ben and I have a running joke. We frequently send each other links to stories or products that are making a ton of cash but doing something technically straight forward. We usually precede the link saying something like "Why do we think too

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You are not your code

At my first job out of college, It was normal to hear someone exclaim out of frustration when they ran into some poorly constructed code. Most developers on the team were quick to throw out disclaimers on how they have never touched that part of

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Coding music: Part 2

Similar to the first post I wrote about, movie soundtracks that are great for developing software. This is a list of albums that are chill, futuristic and melodic. The tracks in these albums are ambient and in the background in order not to distract you

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How to be disastrous at programming

Chess is my favorite board game of all time! Growing up I played a lot of Chess. From time to time, all that thinking gets a bit tiring and sometimes I just want to play the game but in a different way. Suicide Chess is

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