How I Have Used Python Professionally

How I Have Used Python Professionally

I am a full-time back-end developer, and my bread and butter is usually C# and Oracle – but I still get chances to use Python all the time. While I prefer the structural elements and solid type-enforcement and debugging of

The Types of Programmers I Don’t Want to Work with Again – (But probably will have no choice but to endure at certain points)

The Types of Programmers I Don’t Want to Work with Again – (But probably will have no choice but to endure at certain points)

Programmers are mythical creatures, ancient beasts and often enough the villains of their own stories. Over the years I have worked with quite a few of them and here are some archetypes that repeat themselves and don’t get any less annoying with time. I

Oracle SQL Is The Devil

Oracle SQL Is The Devil

Generally speaking, I like working with oracle, but sometimes it makes me crawl up the walls. Over the past months I have fought battles of epic proportions against Oracle databases, and wasted countless hours on errors that were fully preventable,

The Keyboard That Honestly Changed My Life (Logitech MX Keys Review)

The Keyboard That Honestly Changed My Life (Logitech MX Keys Review)

If you asked me to describe my life in one sentence it would probably be „I sure type a lot“. I write code, I work on this website here, I write programming posts over on Medium and whenever I can

I Learned Coding Mostly From Porn

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 a game called Clonk Rage. I treasure that moment because it was the first time I looked beneath the surface of

Selenium Is Not A Sedative

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 with them it is easy to disregard or misunderstand them, which is why I want to show you all the

Critical Lessons From Fixing Bugs In Production For Years

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 I can’t wait to get out. Why? Simple, because it is unlikely that I’ll ever have this kind of personal

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

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 language has the nicer syntax — the rift that extends to the very core of how we navigate the systems in front of us.

People Are Really Just Json Files

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 JSON files wrapped in a nice frontend. Slightly confusing to look at, potentially infinite layers of hidden depth — and

What Programmers Can Learn From Sherlock Holmes

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 to scouring the 30-cents-a-book isle in our local second-hand shop for readable material, and managed to lay my hands on