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A Parade of Web Tech

Perhaps I wrote that I don’t know how to create a website, but glancing back, I certainlyhave built a lot. And oh boy, there’s quite

Invented here syndrome

Are you afraid to write code? Does the thought linger in your brain that somewhere out there somebody has already done this? Do you find

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

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