Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: development

137 bookmarks tagged “development

How finishing what you start makes teams more productive and predictable

lucasfcosta.com/2022/07/19/finish-what-you-start.html
Let’s be honest. When you read this post’s title, you thought it was obvious. Yet, most people don’t follow this simple piece of advice. You know that too, a...

UX patterns for CLI tools

lucasfcosta.com/2022/06/01/ux-patterns-cli-tools.html
Most technical people choose GUIs not because GUIs are the best tool for the job. People choose GUIs because the CLI alternatives usually suck.

Developers spend most of their time figuring the system out

lepiter.io/feenk/developers-spend-most-of-their-time-figuri-9q25taswlbzjc5rsufndeu0py/
What does it mean when we say that developers spend most of their time figuring the system out? Why is it important? And how else could we look at this problem?

Pikuma: Isometric Projection in Game Development

pikuma.com/blog/isometric-projection-in-games
Isometric games are extremely popular. Let's learn the theory behind isometric projection and how it is used by gamedevs to write isometric-looking games.

Normalization of deviance

danluu.com/wat/
At large company B (LCB), ICs agreed that it's problematic to reward creating new features more richly than doing critical grunt work. When I talked to managers, they often agreed, too. But nevertheless, the people who get promoted are disproportionately those who ship shiny new things. I saw management attempt a number of cultural and process changes at LCB. Mostly, those took the form of pronouncements from people with fancy titles. For really important things, they might produce a...

Bulletproof Font Tester

bulletproof.italic.space/sentences
Test your local fonts with a proofing tool developed for type designers. Check kerning, OpenType features, and language coverage. Variable fonts supported.

Stay alert - DEV Community

dev.to/richharris/stay-alert-d
A short while ago, Chrome broke the web by disabling alert(), confirm() and prompt() dialogs from... Tagged with javascript.

My Heroku values

gist.github.com/adamwiggins/5687294
My Heroku values. GitHub Gist: instantly share code, notes, and snippets.

Always be quitting - jmmv.dev

jmmv.dev/2021/04/always-be-quitting.html
A good philosophy to live by at work is to “always be quitting”. No, don’t be constantly thinking of leaving your job 😱. But act as if you might leave on short notice 😎. Counterintuitively, this will make you a better engineer and open up growth opportunities. A thread 👇.

5 steps to faster web fonts /// Iain Bean

iainbean.com/posts/2021/5-steps-to-faster-web-fonts/
Fine-tune your font files and optimise your loading strategy for maximum speed + minimum FOUT

136 facts every web dev should know before they burn out and turn to landscape painting or nude modelling – Baldur Bjarnason

baldurbjarnason.com/2021/100-things-every-web-developer-should-know/
Everything I’ve learned about web development in the almost twenty-five years I’ve been practising. All boiled down into a neat little list that I put together over a week. I’m Icelandic, so I’m prone to absolute statements. It’s a cultural thing. No, I’m not going to explain any of these. There are exceptions to most rules. Web development becomes more complicated the more you pull it apart and less so the more you step back.

Those pesky pull request reviews – Jessitron

jessitron.com/2021/03/27/those-pesky-pull-request-reviews/
No one wants to review pull requests. This is a sign of a deeper problem than "people aren't following the process"