The Life of a Programmer


All of the things labelled as Posts, so that crawlers have a place to find them.

How to fail a programming interview

“I’ve conducted many interviews. There are many reasons why I reject people, but there are recurring themes. I want to give a list of the

The User

Thinking that programming is about programmers is the worst mistake you can make. The single most important aspect of programming is the user. Keep this

Would you program a human?

With tales of Crispr babies in the news, I’ve been pondering the implications of programming human beings. This may or may not have been spurred

We don’t need a ternary operator

A staple of compact code, the ternary operator ?: feels like it’s earned a place any programming language. I use it often; you should use

ELI5: Algorithmic time complexity

Our favourite hobbies, like baking cookies or painting pictures, take time. Let’s ask a question though, does it take longer to bake one cookie or

I don’t know how to create a website

The web has been part of my career since the beginning. I’ve created several sites, including apps and games, hell, I’ve even created web development

How I write my blog?

  In a distant memory I typed some text, pressed “Submit”, and had a blog post. Though simple, it lacked finesse; the articles lacked polish.

What is responsive layout?

  A good UI design must accommodate the various device formats and resolutions that users have. Element placement cannot be absolute, but rather be constrained