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I Learned Coding Mostly From Porn
General Programming Topics

I Learned Coding Mostly From Porn

I still remember the first line of code that I changed: a single integer increase to make bigger explosions in

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Beginner Coding Projects To Make Money From
Making Money

Beginner Coding Projects To Make Money From

Spreadsheets How in the world are spreadsheets relevant here, you may ask, and featured so prominently, even? Well, to understand

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What I Learned During My Programming Job Hunt In The Middle Of A Pandemic
General Programming Topics

What I Learned During My Programming Job Hunt In The Middle Of A Pandemic

I am now four months into my new programming job, and it’s been a joy ride so far. I also

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How I Have Made Side Income As A Programmer
General Programming Topics

How I Have Made Side Income As A Programmer

During the day I am a programmer, but over the years I have found quite a few fun and unique

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How I Got Started In Freelance Writing (About Programming Topics)
Real Life Stuff

How I Got Started In Freelance Writing (About Programming Topics)

I am a programmer by trade, and writer by night, both on my own terms and for others. I can

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Selenium Is Not A Sedative
Python

Selenium Is Not A Sedative

Scripting and automation have long been favorite pastimes of mine, Selenium and AutoHotkey in particular. If you have never worked

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Critical Lessons From Fixing Bugs In Production For Years
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Critical Lessons From Fixing Bugs In Production For Years

I have two more days on my current job and I already know I’ll be missing it as much as

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The Types Of Programmers I Don’t Want To Work With Again
General Programming Topics

The Types Of Programmers I Don’t Want To Work With Again

Programmers are mythical creatures, ancient beasts and often enough the villains of their own stories. Over the years I have worked with

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I Use Excel To Write Code. Sue Me
C#

I Use Excel To Write Code. Sue Me

I have done some weird things in my day, some of them I would not admit to freely — but

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How To Become A True Keyboard Warrior And Stop Using Your Mouse
Writing

How To Become A True Keyboard Warrior And Stop Using Your Mouse

I’m sure you have seen this interesting rift between programmers that goes beyond the friendly competition about who favors which IDE or which programming

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How To Write Log Files That Save You Hours Of Time
C#

How To Write Log Files That Save You Hours Of Time

I need to rant a bit here: The program I maintain at work has many cute quirks. “An error has

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People Are Really Just Json Files
Real Life Stuff

People Are Really Just Json Files

The pandemic has taught us all a thing or two about life — such as that people are really just

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Why I Wouldn’t Buy A Camper Van Again
Real Life Stuff

Why I Wouldn’t Buy A Camper Van Again

I had a camper van for two years, and I loved it. As you can see from the title image

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The Coding Interview Questions Asked By All 10 Companies I Applied For
General Programming Topics

The Coding Interview Questions Asked By All 10 Companies I Applied For

Recently I went through a total of ten job interviews in the span of two weeks, that was a wild ride that

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What Programmers Can Learn From Sherlock Holmes
General Programming Topics

What Programmers Can Learn From Sherlock Holmes

As you, my dear reader, will have undoubtedly deduced by now, I am back on the train to work, back

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