I've got fresh ciabatta dough proofing on the counter. Supper will be nummy tonight!

"If builders built buildings the way programmers wrote programs, then the first woodpecker that came along would destroy civilization." -Gerald Weinberg

Understood it on the first try: good code.
Understood it on the second try: need coffee, maybe?
Understood it on the third try: rewrite the code!

What's your favorite letter case style for programming? Mine is SCREAMING_SNAKE_CASE. Just the name, really.

"Walking on water and developing software from a specification are easy if both are frozen." -Edward V. Berard

Working from home during the coronavirus scare (or usually anyway)? Learn to nip distractions in the bud!


UML and flowcharts may not be fashionable anymore, but they're still profoundly useful! Whenever you start designing a class structure, a system, or an algorithm, consider making one. It will save you HOURS of effort later!

It's a temporary voluntary quarantine, not the zombie apocalypse. STOP hording groceries and cash already! Use common sense...and maybe make this the last social media post on you read.

Instead of working a problem entirely in your head, try pseudocoding in comments.

Things Never To Say During An #297

[Candidate] "Maybe you don't know what the coding challenge you sent me was about, but..."

[Me, the interviewer] ...

What did the chicken say when she found a square egg in her nest?


RT @dhh@twitter.com

Do you know of a tech company that’s asking people who could work from home to come to the office? Reply to this thread, so we can track these irresponsible organizations, and remember their names even after this is over.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/dhh/status/1239286

Just in case you parents were starting to relax, a local daycare is happy to traumatize you all over again! (Nice there, @KHQLocalNews@twitter.com!)

This right here is BRILLIANT!

RT @NicholsUprising@twitter.com

Sicily has figured out this whole self-isolation thing.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/NicholsUprising/st

"If the implementation is hard to explain, it's a bad idea." -Tim Peters, "The Zen of Python"

Code reviews: they can help your coworkers and code improve...or they can do the opposite. Which outcome do you want?


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