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I’m a web developer and I’ve been stuck with the simplest app for the last 10 days

I’m a full time developer. Most of my work is developing web sites full-stack. Sometimes I write backend servers in <b>Python</b> or <b>Ruby</b>, sometimes I work …

Heisenberg Developers

TL:DR You can not observe a developer without altering their behavior.<p><b>First a story.</b><p>Several years ago I worked on a largish project as one of a team …

Coding Horror

Fixing Spaghetti: How to Work With Legacy Code

What is Legacy Code?<p>Legacy code is software that generates value for a business but is difficult for developers to change. The terms "code rot" and …

Object-Oriented Programming: A Disaster Story

<b>[Edit: I’ve greatly expanded on these ideas in a</b> <b>45 min. video</b><b>.]</b><p>Over my whole programming experience, I've gone back and forth on the question of …

On Staying Focused And Productive In The World Of Programming

Ben Nadel shares his strategies for success when it comes to ColdFusion, JavaScript, programming, and the life-long journey towards mastery....

JavaScript

Why developers should be allowed to roam free

Most everyone now seems to subscribe to RedMonk's "developers are the new kingmakers" thesis. Sadly, very few software companies understand how to …

Roam

In Defense of Service Locator

<i>Zhong Yu, 2015-12-20</i><p>The consensus is that <i>Service Locator</i> (SL) is really bad. It's forever associated with the title <i>anti-pattern</i>, in order to warn off …

JavaScript

Mature Developers

Written by Benjamin Reitzammer on May 12, 2015 <br>9 minute read<p>Some time ago, as I started to spend more time on growing our tech team at vaamo again, I …

Leadership

Confidence Through Feedback, or Why Imposter Syndrome is the Wrong Metaphor

Imposter syndrome is often presented as a personal failing. A lack of confidence, our wrong-headed beliefs not matching the reality of how competent …

Gender

The psychological battle of big refactorings

We usually talk about refactoring code with the same kind of pedantic approach we do with all other kinds of software writing. We come up with …

Domain Name For Sale | Undeveloped

Buyer Protection Program<p>Undeveloped safeguards your purchase. You never have to worry! We protect every transaction through a careful escrow process, …

Mergers & Acquisitions

The Importance of Writing Consistent Code

One of the tips experienced chefs give, is to work clean while cooking. Which means to keep items you work with organized and the working environment …

Software Development