Wannabe Elixir Engineer - podsumowanie eksperymentu

Wannabe Elixir Engineer - podsumowanie eksperymentu

99% of articles on this blog are in English, but this one is explicitly aimed at local, Polish community, so to lower the entry threshold for readers, I've decided to make an exception and use Polish. Sorry for inconvenience. To nie ja wymyśliłem Elixira w Shedulu. Stało sie to rok przed moim przyjściem do firmy, czyli ok. 2.5 roku temu i ojcem pomysłu był Karol - ówczesny CTO, a obecnie Architekt w firmie. Pomysł był zdecydowanie z kategorii tych odważnych - technologia młoda, mało kto o niej słyszał, nie stoi za nią żaden prężny koncern, praktycznie nie ma jej…

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Untrained (programming) muscles are prone to atrophy

Untrained (programming) muscles are prone to atrophy

This blog post is all about: why I gave up on Grammarly, what's the difference between ReSharper-aided Visual Studio and Sublime Text or Vim, did VS cripple generations of software developers and why I'm skeptical of modern IDEs (hint: they are not solving the problems they should be solving ...)I do write a lot. Mainly in English. I've got a lot of practice, so in my case, the process of writing is quite fluent, but it still takes some time - structuring thoughts, adding content, proof-reading, polishing, etc. That's why all the ideas or tools that could help me save…

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Idiomatic - the word every dev should befriend

Idiomatic - the word every dev should befriend

TL;DR - learning new programming language's syntax doesn't make you able to properly (& fully) utilize its potential as each language comes with something much harder to learn: its own idiomatic identity - unique expressive power that determines constructs & patterns strongly preferred (optimal by design) in this particular language. These are great times for being a software engineer. There are so many ways to solve problems, so many platforms, languages & tools to crack the obstacles & make a difference. You can quite likely deliver similarly satisfactory business effects by using Node.js, ASP.NET Web API, Go,…

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