It’s easy to fall into a habit of being comfortable. When it comes to coding, productivity can be improved in two ways — getting good at the language you’re working with or upgrading your environment and processes incrementally.
We’ve all used git in some form or another. The code versioning system is an industry staple. With over 40 million users worldwide and 190 million repositories on GitHub, git is here to stay. While the concept of git is easy - pull your code, do whatever, save, add,
Maybe it’s subjective filtering but everyone seems to be coding nowadays. You’ve got kids learning to code in school and the older folks celebrating their wins on Twitter and LinkedIn. There are learn-to-code books for babies, tweens, teens, adult learners, hobbyists, and tinkerers. There are games, learning guides,
Good code — it’s a debatable mystery that plagues developers from all programming languages. It is often highly opinionated, vague, and at times conflicting. We all know we should write good code, but what exactly does it mean? Some say to write as little code as possible. Others say to
Throughout my career as a developer, I’ve exhibited varying degrees of hubris — the good bulk of it at the beginning of my journey. I was the cocky junior dev, filled with over-confidence, and somewhat overly zealous advocation of things I thought I understood. It happens to all of us
PHP is something that we don’t really hear about in mainstream media. Angular, React, Node.js, and Python are all the rage nowadays. Even computer science degrees focus their efforts on Java and C languages. Meanwhile, PHP seems to be sitting in the corner, watching as everyone else gets