As slow and cumbersome as public discussion can be, it’s almost always preferable in the long run. Making important decisions in private is like spraying contributor repellant on your project. No serious contributor would stick around for long in an environment where a secret council makes all the big decisions. Furthermore, public discussion has beneficial […]
I just upgraded this site to use PHP7.3. So far, I’m not noticing any changes (which I would say is a good thing), but I’ll keep my eyes on my error log. I know that there is one open issue with WordPress that will flood my error logs. Something that makes me proud of WordPress […]
I’ve some a semi-annual pruning and searching on my RSS feed. Here are some of the feeds I find valuable as a developer, engineering manager, and person. Daniel Bachhuber – I’ve known Daniel for years, and his feed focuses on things that are important to him. It’s not a single topic site by any means, […]
Yesterday: “That’s an interesting idea. Let’s discuss it during a meeting tomorrow”. Send out an email with one paragraph on the idea so they are prepared to discuss it. Meeting scheduled for noon. 11am: I have a meeting in an hour. That’s enough time for me to make some good progress on this ticket. 11:45am: […]
Thirty Four was a year that I continued my growth as an artist. I regularly painted, sketched, and played with colors and shapes. I’ve started experimenting with block printing, and set up aaron.jorb.in to be the home of my art. I have art hanging in my friend’s homes. As a thirty five year old, it would […]
As great dinner sandwiches go, it is hard to beat the patty melt The Crispy Decadence of the Patty Melt
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Commit messages are user experience for developers. Both for other developers active right now and for developers (including ourselves) days/years/months from now. Think about the last time you were looking at a piece of code and asked yourself “Why is this here”. This is for you, this is your experience. I shared my four rules […]
When reading about responsive web design, you’ll often come across the term “Hamburger Menu” and it will sometimes make me hungry. But it won’t make everyone hungry. It won’t make vegetarians hungry. Nor pescetarians. We live in an omnivore normative society where the assumption is often made that meat eating is normal and all else is the […]
As someone who misspells and mistypes things all the time, I’m looking forward to trying the fuck. The creator describes it as: Magnificent app which corrects your previous console command. I already have aliases for some of my screwups, but hopefully this compliments it.