I naively thought I could apply the same complex & scalable solutions used by actual companies to my side projects. I was wrong.
DNS sinkholes like Pi-hole have to rapidly decide whether a new URL is allowed - what data structures might they use under the hood to enable quick responses?
A small collection of confessions from everyday devs at companies across the industry. When impostor syndrome strikes, they can act as a reminder that we're all human.
Finding a solution to parse unescaped double quotes in my JSON strings, with minimal tears.
Tired of hand calculating the total cost for your graduated pricing tier in Stripe? Me, too!
Widely useful skills & tools you will be asked to use in your career.
I thought sales was a distant concept from compilers and syntax errors...I've been a fool.
Lessons learned from a couple days spent debugging everything BUT the problem.
Most devs don't need a complicated setup for Python, they just need to get running. Leverage a single Docker command to run any version in isolation.
Do you want to be more than a code monkey? Learn to avoid blunders and become a superhero to your team.
It's so easy as a developer to dismiss the idea of learning no-code tools. After all, you know how to code, why spend time learning tools designed for those who can't?
Don't lose your tether to the original goal