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General articles about programming as an art/crafstmanship, best practices and tutorials for web developers. For a specific category see the Menu.

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Do not make assumptions when coding

How to avoid bugs and vulnerabilities using defensive programming.

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Developers, don’t be afraid to exit or panic

Do not stale or return the wrong result, rather tell your caller that something is wrong.

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How am I trying to mentor software developers

What exactly a developer mentor does? Good question, I am struggling myself to find out. I wrote about what exactly am I doing.

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What can you learn from a side project ⁉️ LZ78, emoji and google cloud.

I wrote about my latest pet-project: emoji-compress.com and what I have learned by doing it.

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Learn software development at scale from an AAA project

Delve into the epic journey of developing a next-gen persistent space simulator. Post for: devs, designers, devops, Q&A and writers.

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NASA coding standards, defensive programming and reliability

A summary of more than 3h of panels based on software written for NASA space exploration missions.

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Dealing with technical debt while delivering— a 3 step technique with example

Making peace with the Ghosts of Code Past while delivering new features.

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A/B tests developer’s manual

A/B tests will try to make spaghetti from your clean code. Learn from my mistakes so you don’t repeat them.

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6 productivity workflow tips for a Software Engineer

A few thoughts about “the zone”, brakes, tasks and notifications.

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8 productivity coding tips for a Software Engineer

I am lazy but I care about the most precious currency we have: time ⏰. That being said I want to share some tips that improved my…

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16 free tools&services that any developer should use

A fine list of open source or free tools and online services any software engineer/QA/devops can use.

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