AboutI'm a human person, I like doing human things such as consuming flesh of quadrupedal creatures after laying it on a metal grid atop a flame and drinking fermented sugar made in a place called Tennessee by a certain person by the name of "Jim".
LocationChilling in your closet
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It's the 5th day of my holiday, circa 10.20 AM. So far I've spent around 30h programming, and learned React (already having experience with the other 2 major ME*N stacks I decided it was time to give it a go), made a small 2D platformer with Unity and realised I really like writing unit tests. Maybe next I refactor the app I just made to use GraphQL and TypeScript next, since I'm in the mood of trying something new.
Funny how my significant other thought being on holiday actually would mean a break from programming - no, it means more time to spend learning and trying things you don't have the time or energy to after a working day of Vue/C#!
(To clarify, I would not spend this much time programming on my holiday, if my better half wasn't away from home for this week - won't probably spend nearly as much time on it for the remaining 4 weeks...)2
Never realized with a industry that changes by the second how relevant and timeless a single book(set) can remain. 52 year old book.
The work that knuth put into this collection to keep it timeless and language in-specific keeping it to theory rather than details of syntactical details is amazing.
Sure there are other timeless classics out there.. the algorithm book, K&R C, the dragon books, the wizard book.
But I think this single book outweighs them all in the abstraction point of view... AND it’s abstraction in the “opposite direction”... abstraction to a machine language architecture that is purely theoretical... brilliant.15
This is gonna be a long one....
A lesson I learnt the hard way - never go out of your way to help friends with their coding. I helped her always, sat with her on the phone and explained and taught and solved her problems for hourssss while delaying my own work, while losing my sleep, even during pregnancy, I helped somehow as much as was possible even when I was drowning in my own work, even when I’m was not okay myself. But, once in a while I am too full, I also have work, now I also have an infant to take care of as well, and yeah sometimes I CAN be too busy to help!!!!! I have my own life too!! At these times she says “oh you don’t help me anymore”. It’s so annoying seriously What the fuckkkkk and after this shit happened a few times, I expressed my annoyance and she says, oh it was a joke. But then repeated it. And I still feel bad in refusing to help when asked. But lesson learnt that I won’t put myself behind, I’ll help only when I have nothing else to do.2
Every time user complains about high latency in my Android Audio app:
User blames -> Me
Me blames -> JUCE
JUCE blames -> Google
Google blames -> Phone manufacturer
Manufacturer blames -> Users for not paying enough
my ECC project is taking a while so sorry if anyone is still interested and waiting!
but I am trying to work out the bugs and maybe layout the frame work for anyone else who likes cryptography for fun and is just starting
tests? ain't nobody got time foh dat. my brain already does all the job. it assumes and says to myself "all tests passed ✅" whenever i make quick changes
i like to live dangerously 😂
Well after years of programming, I've hit my first runtime error that provides no info , the code fails prior to being able to generate an error so this is fucking fine :-)
And of course, the one time I need stack overflow, it tells you to initialise the class with data... Yet the class doesn't contain a fucking constructor... Smiley face7
So yeah, apparently i am supposed to take part of 'meating'.
I would love to say its joke/meme but no, not really, that happened.9
We have a customer that doesn't have a SINGLE linux admin. So now I have to fight with Docker EE on Windows Server 2019 (linux containers). Just fucking kill me already. Nothing works and when it does it just seems so shaky. Not like I didn't try to tell my team that linux containers on Docker EE for windows aren't officially supported and highly experimental.
But wtf do I expect from someone that STILL sells SAP and from someone that is stupid enough to buy it.2
Mornings before starting office work
During start of lockdown: Wake up early, freshen up, do daily exercise, get sunlight from the window, write an article or work on side project for an hour, then start off to work...
5 months after lockdown: Wake up just 5 minutes before office work, brush my teeth and start off with office work...6
What can I build on a weekend which I can add in my portfolio and also learn golang. I am a web developer with sound knowledge of react, vue, node, django. I am learning golang.
PS - please suggest the project even if the project is not is golang. I want to improve my current skills also.6
I help maintain software that services thousands of users across millions of dollars of infrastructure.
My resolve is stronger than steel during a production outage.
Plex goes down for 1 minute at home and my toddler loses it, and I'm a fucking wreck.
Wtf is wrong with me?!6
Old but gold:
Devs: Please give us an option to silence warnings. They are spamming the console.
Maintainer: I don't like that
Devs: Can you at least make them actual warnings instead of printing them as errors?
This is an old one that I have hacked about to make it fit, so I hope it still works..
There were a business user, a B.A. and a developer on a road trip in the UK when they crossed the border into Wales. (This was antevirum, so that kind of behaviour was allowed back then).
They saw a sheep on a mountainside.
The business user cried out "Look! All the sheep in Wales are black!"
The B.A. tutted and said "Actually, all we can say is that there is at least one sheep in Wales and it is black down one side."
The developer woke up from nursing his hangover in the back seat, peered out of the window and said "How do you know its a sheep?"
Taken partly from an article I just read.
Russels paradox is a problem discovered by Bertrand Russel in 1901 when studying set theory.
He describes a set that contains all sets which do not contain themselves. The set of all pornstars does not contain itself for example, so it can be include in Russel's set, as well as many others.
But what about Russel's set itself? It doesnt contain itself so shouldnt it be included as well? But that would mean it DOES include itself which means it DOESNT belong to the set. And it would keep switching like this, monotonically, forever. Hence the paradox.
If it is monotonic then where we begin in the sequence doesnt matter. So lets do away with that bugbear.
Now if russels set IS the set of all sets that dont contain themselves then we get a paradox.
However if russels set merely *has* as a single subset, all sets that dont contain themselves, then shouldnt russel's set with one level of indirection, contain itself?7
Just an FYI for those that don't know. You can send poop to anyone in the world. There are vendors that do this as a service.
For example: https://poopsenders.com/
Then I realized this is SAAS, Shit As A Service.8
A web developer has started working on my windows.
How should I communicate with it that I don't want a website outside my windows? Will this be considered a covid layoff if I just throw it off the said window? 🤔
P. S. I'm talking about a spider, icymi.17
Sometimes your greatest fears can become your greatest allies.
I'm 54 y.o.
I do understand software development, agile, web application development, linux server, basic/moderate AWS skills, etc.
Now they laid me off instead of including me in the evolution of version 2 of the software. Maybe covid, company had almost no cash-flow. Well they have now...So basically they fired me to find money to rewrite the application.
I feel without hope at my age.
I'm a generalist.
I can understand fairly well everything you'll throw at me, reactnative, angular, nosql, python, but I have little first-hand experience.
I don't have a lot of management skills, even if I've given frequent presentations to C-roles and board, and I implemented a whole agile methodology in my team.
I don't know what to do.
The amount of technology to study is huge nowadays. When I was younger I could get away with some php and java.
Full-stack developer is a big word for me. Maybe I could handle a full stack web application, but not from scratch.
I feel at my age, I'll compete with 20-something guys with better skills and lower salary requests.
I don't think I can pull a night anymore.
I'm trying to shoot high to management positions with no much success.
I'd like to go on developing, I know that there are 50-something developer out there, but who managed to find a new position at 55? at 60?
As soon as I finish the few money I spared, I'll be on the street, I'l be the "website for food" guy.59