The Life of a Programmer

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Be a good mentor, not a dickhead

I’ve worked with a lot of people of varying skill levels, from superstar programmers to not-sure-how-they-got-the-job types. Integrating and working with new people is always

Where the wild code grows

Sometimes I just like to sit back and code something. Free from deadlines. Free from requirements. Free from issue systems and planning teams. It’s so

Stop signing crappy contracts

Just because you’re given a bad contract doesn’t mean you have to sign it. I was recently offered a programming position that came with a