“[Younger programmers] might insist that everything is new and different nowadays, that the rules of the past are past and gone. If that is what they think, they are sadly mistaken. The rules have not changed. Despite all the new languages, and all the new frameworks, and all the paradigms, the rules are the same now as they were when Alan Turing wrote the first machine code in 1946. But one thing has changed: Back then, we didn’t know what the rules were.”
[Today Reading] Strategies for Handling Unplanned Work During Sprint
Biggest design trends for 2020
Figma: the collaborative interface design tool
[Today reading] How to Write Good Error Messages
"Before you begin anything else, summarize your ideas in an issue and share it. It’s such a simple rule, but the impact is huge."
A system’s being “fail-safe” means not that failure is impossible or improbable, but rather that the system’s design prevents or mitigates unsafe consequences of the system’s failure. That is, if and when a “fail-safe” system “fails”, it is “safe” or at least no less safe than when it was operating correctly.
[Today reading] DESIGN THINKING - A 5 Stage Process:
SOLID Principles-simple and easy explanation -> https://medium.com/better-programming/solid-principles-simple-and-easy-explanation-f57d86c47a7f
"By bootstrapping your app with a fully coded mobile app template, you can save months of development and tens of thousands of dollars."
"Everything starts with an idea."
"When you're a "maker" instead of a manager, you are focused on your individual projects and tasks. When you enter into a leadership role, those things are no longer your priority. You. Must. Let. Go."
Mobile Technical Lead at RTA