AboutTwenty-odds male, turned programming from hobby to profession two years ago. Still not disappointed.
LocationSão Bernardo do Campo, Brazil
Joined devRant on 12/2/2016
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I honestly thought spending a full vacation away (fifteen days) from a certain platform would make it feel better to use. As If I was overreacting due to fatigue. Maybe that platform is not slow :you are tired.
Back to work, code and design in a satisfactory time, all is well. Except until building. That. Took. Five. Minutes. THIRTY.
Yeah, Xamarin ios still is a raging bullshit.
Best : creating a fully customizable, performance-oriented ETL service from ground up.
Bad : developing in xamarin forms in Android .
Worse : porting said xamarin forms app to ios.
So my boss asked me to create an integration with a governamental program. This integration consisted in a text file being sent in a monthly basis.
Months later, he asked a coworker to automate the process, since the appointed user was finding the work too..."tedious",and asked me to check on the former regularly.
Thing is, everytime I checked, I saw a change being done in the core of the business layer, and I intervened, saying that those changes were either unnecessary or wrong altogether.
After three of these interventions, said coworker asked my boss to "ask" me to stop, and let him do his work. The boss concedes.
At the end of the week, my boss asked me to review the final product, and assert whether it conformed to our patterns.
After said review, he asks me why I've denied the work, to which I answer "a) the rules were changed by (the coworker), and are no longer correct, b) the the automator still requires a user intervention, and c) it threw an exception in the first time I (and I guess we) tested".
The job was placed in my time line the following day.
Just spent literally six hours trying to get my aunt's enterprise-grade 20 mb fiber optic Internet back on tracks.
Two hours trying to reach the technical support, two hours to explain that I was "unexpectedly" hung up by the previous attendant, and honest to hell, two more hours trying to explain what "latency" is.
Seriously, how much do they pay these technicians nowadays?4
What is the problem with nowadays colleges? So many of the programmers I know know absolutely nothing regarding encodings and such.
It's pretty nice to see people resorting to hexadecimals to show their Latin characters in HTML instead of simply learning about bloody UTF8
"Isn't that Java?" - bypassing stranger who happens to look over your shoulder when you're coding in public.9
My boss called my team for a meeting, where he pointed out the difference between "doing what we can" and "doing our best".
He later said he was dissatisfied with our lack of commitment with our latest, biggest project , and expected an improvement.
That would be all fair and well, were it not for the fact that, because of his delivery date of said project, we returned home four times. In the previous two weeks.
That we awesome moment when you want to know your bus' ETA at the official government website and...
September : started programming in xamarin Android. Slow, buggy and undocumented as hell.
October :getting used to Android. Might be nice after all.
November :started programming at ios.
December 2nd:still can't comment on it. Program hasn't finished compiling yet.
Let's agree on something :when asking your coworker for help, follow stack overflows guidelines, and we will all be happy. No one should guess about a certain linq that failed to filter with a "It's not working".
Started programming with asp classic. Will never forget the first time I ever managed to dump a post request on screen. Oh, the childhood of it...