Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: engineering

36 bookmarks tagged “engineering

Code: Falsehoods programmers believe about email

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In the spirit of falsehoods programmers believe about names and time, here’s some falsehoods about email which are all too common.

High performance individuals and teams | Pablasso

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Growing up, the only thing that put me off while learning software development, was the common occurrence of people who cared more about one…

Pair Programming Antipatterns

tuple.app/pair-programming-guide/antipatterns
Consider reflecting with your pair or asking for feedback after each session. What could have been better?

Don't build (or build) that feature

dont.build/
A simple, opinionated decision system to help decide whether to build a software feature or not.

Stay alert - DEV Community

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A short while ago, Chrome broke the web by disabling alert(), confirm() and prompt() dialogs from... Tagged with javascript.

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 👇.

An incomplete list of skills senior engineers need, beyond coding | by Camille Fournier | Jun, 2021 | Medium

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For varying levels of seniority, from senior, to staff, and beyond.. “An incomplete list of skills senior engineers need, beyond coding” is published by Camille Fournier.

My Engineering Values | Mike McQuaid

mikemcquaid.com/2020/12/15/my-engineering-values/
I’ve been encouraged by a mentor to think about what my core (engineering) values are (in the context of being recently promoted to be a “staff engineer” and having my eyes on being a “principal engineer” one day). This felt like something that could be of wider interest so here we go:

The Art of Debating: A Useful Skill for Software Developers

thevaluable.dev/guide-debate-software-developer-skill/
The keys to debate effectively as a software developer and therefore bringing value to yourself and your company.