Workaday Readings are the droll, dry, and dear pages I continuously tick through during my day.

This is shop talk, not for general consumption! (lest you want to fall asleep 😉 )

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Being Glue — No Idea Blog

“You know that thing where everyone on a software engineering team turns up and just writes code for eight hours a day and then later the project is successful? No you don’t. Projects don’t work like that! Of course coding is an important skill in a software engineering team.”


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A to Z Linux Commands

“There are numerous Linux commands out there. There are a subset of built-in shell commands like cd and then there are the ones from GNU coreutils like less. In addition to that there are additional CLI utilities like curl, wget etc.”


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The Return of Server Side Routing

“Return? It never went away. Or at least that is what some smug “told you so” is going to say. But for those who haven’t been living under a rock for the past decade, for better or for worse much of the web has been moving to client-side navigation on their sites.”


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PHP: Frankenstein arrays

“One of the core data types in PHP is the array. Mostly unchanged since the early beginnings of the language. The name “array” is a bit unfortunate, as well as the implementation. It is not really an array.”


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Choose Boring Technology

“Probably the single best thing to happen to me in my career was having had Kellan placed in charge of me. I stuck around long enough to see Kellan’s technical decisionmaking start to bear fruit. I learned a great deal from this, but I also learned a great deal as a result of this.”


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