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Joined a new team at work 6 months ago. Immediately set upon by a useless PO who was somehow set in her ways while still being around 30 years old. Absolutely refused to change the broken team dynamic or processes in any way whatsoever. Made terrible tickets, never did refinement on tickets so they were always missing stuff and constantly blocked. Generally unlikeable and difficult to work with, incompetent at her job and resolutely refused to change literally anything to make the team function better.
She finally leaves after 6 months and the team dynamic changes immediately. Suddenly we are improving our processes, getting stakeholder input, refining tickets, taking reasonable amounts of work in a sprint. We have discussions without her butting in and getting frustrated when you bring up legitimate concerns. No longer do you have to tiptoe around and appease her ego if you want to point out the obvious flaws in the work she drew up or even just examine it from a technical perspective.
It's insane how much things can improve once you shed the dead weight of people that are just determined to be difficult and won't budge an inch to change their ways. Good riddance.4
Has anyone had any luck with the angular phonecat upgrade tutorial here: https://angular.io/guide/upgrade/...
I can't wrap my head around the compilation stage, it says go off and a get a tsconfig and a systemjs config file like i'm supposed to know what to put in these to match this specific app?
Am I missing something here?
I usually come on here to bitch and whine but this time I want to sing the praises of WebStorm / The intellij family of software.
Never change. continue to be amazing and absolute chock full of customisable features. Thank you.7
Holy shit has anyone ever had to use Borland Starteam? Fuck this piece of utter dogshit. I've lost count of the amount of times this POS has crapped out on me. I can't go a single day without having to kill it with the ctrl-alt-delete as it locks up for the thousandth time.
It constantly gets itself out of sync, telling me files are modified only for an 'update status' or comparison to reveal that fucking nothing has changed.
And you can't search the comment history past the last commit? Are you fucking serious? How the actual fuck is anyone supposed to work with this? It's not even like thats a difficult task. I can see the damn commit history right there so why the fuck can't I search its comments?
Probably the most frustrating piece of software i've ever used.
Update: It knows. It listens. It's not working at all now. This is my punishment for criticising it. The software is cursed.
"God we've got an awful lot of technical debt, there's no process for anything here, no one knows how to use it, how it works or what even what it really does. Should we try to spend some time documenting and fixing that since this problem is going to keep cropping up again and again and the guy who wrote it left 2 years ago"
"Nah, the execs want features, fuck the fact that we are constantly struggling to meet deadlines due to being horrendously understaffed and everything takes 3 times as long as it should due our crippling technical debt. Lets keep hacking away with our old rusty saw instead of taking 10 mins to sharpen it"5
Why the fuck do I need an Accept, A content-type AND and responseType (which, by the way doesn't go with the rest of the request headers, it has to sit outside them just to fuck you up). Just so angular will stop trying to parse absolutely fucking every request as JSON?
I'm well aware my knowledge of http protocols and angulars apis's are not the best but for fuck sake. What dark book of secrets must I uncover to illuminate the strategies behind these choices?
Why, when the Accept type is text, the Content-Type is text. When the request itself is handwritten beautifully on parchment and sent via fucking carrier pigeon to the backend and returned by horse and carriage, does ANGULAR STILL TRY TO PARSE IT AS FUCKING JSON. JUST STOP.16
Angular Cli has been fucking gaslighting me for years. It gets itself in a twist and starts complaining about everything and anything: can't find this, you didn't import that, this is declared twice. NO IT FUCKIN ISNT. FUCKING UPDATE WHEN IM WORKING YOU PIECE OF SHIT.
If killing the ng serve and restarting it fixes the 'problems' THERE NEVER WAS A FUCKING PROBLEM TO BEGIN WITH. FUCK YOU ANGULAR3
Can someone explain to me why the default selections/presets for things like custom shapes in photoshop 2020 are so insane?
For instance: the default loaded custom shapes are not something sensible/useful like say..... an arrow or a triangle. They are leaves, animals and boats, because of course photoshop, when i say i want a custom shape the most common thing i might want would be a friggin gorilla wouldnt it.
Also the default style settings for a sqaure are a a sort of tartan pattern with a dashed tartan border at 10px wide. Why are these choices so insane?6
Whoever implemented the data import in Numbers on Mac needs to be lined up against a wall and shot with needles until they wish they were dead.
Why on all of gods unholy green and shitty earth would i want data i import (EVEN IN CSV FOR FUCK SAKE) to be delimited by an arbitrary text width? WHAT THE ACTUAL FUCK
WHY WHY why would I EVER want to delimit my carefully structured data by fucking text width instead of new line or comma? AAAAARRRHHH
And what fucking big brain genius made this the DEFAULT SETTING for imported text AND CSV FILES. IT STANDS FOR COMMA SEPARATED FILE YOU FUCK BOI MAYBE JUST MAYBE I WANT IT SEPARATED BY FUCKING COMMMMMMMAAAAASSSSSS9