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Like I said in the title: Margaret Hamilton is more badass than you will ever be. Now what were you over tired toddlers saying about how women aren’t meant to be programmers? Protip: if you were a) a grownup or b) good at your job, you wouldn’t be so scared of the possibility of a female programmer being better than you.
There is an amazing, near magical word that can save projects, hit deadlines, prevent burnout, and gain the respect of your team. Sadly, few project managers seem to know it. What’s this magical word? “No.” Really, it’s that simple. Just saying no (respectfully, in the right situation) can do all of the amazing stuff I listed. It’s not a guarantee of success, but it will give you a fighting chance… Read More
I was reading John Sonmetz’s post 11 Rules All Programmers Should Live By and I wanted to expand on 2: Clever is the enemy of clear. In some cases, you do need to write clever code. If you’re working on something that absolutely must be optimized as much as possible, fine, get clever. If you’re working on something that’s actually hard, like cache invalidation, knock yourself out. But if you’re working on plain.. Read More
How does biology explain the low numbers of women in computer science? Hint: it doesn't. from Terri Oda If you follow the link for the love of god do not read the comments.
When you add a new dependency to a play project, run play eclipse to update the eclipse project so your imports work. Play clean compile will not do that no matter how many times you run it :(