What's the last thing developers want to do when the sprint is about to end and they have some more code to write? Documentation. What if I told you that documentation, while absolutely required, is not enough?
As you embark on a new project, be it to build something new or to make incremental changes to something existing, make differences between each set of changes really small. Make small diffs, in other words.
I spent the holidays in 2018 contemplating what my career in 2019 should look like. It has become a ritual to checkpoint my career every so often and try to figure out where to take it next. It has helped me identify what I want to do and then get all the proverbial ducks in a row.
Mity (pronounced like mighty) is an idea to develop a tool to invoke workflows that are orthogonal to each other but from the perspective of a team are all related to their functions and activities.
I was fortunate to attend KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2018. Here are some thoughts as it concludes.
On July 25, 2018, Pakistan held elections. This was the second successive democratic transfer of power ever, since the country was born in 1947. Pakistanis rejected the corrupt status quo parties and their leaders. Pakistanis chose to give a chance to a popular leader who is considered a new comer even after struggling for 22 years in politics. Pakistanis chose Imran Khan to be their next Prime Minister.
International cricket in Pakistan was deeply affected by global events and regional unrest. In fact, cricket in Pakistan has been isolated for more than a decade now. Pakistan's "home ground" has been places like UAE for a long time. There have been cricketers who never played international cricket at home. The harm caused by this isolation goes deeper than most of us realize.
We agree, we subscribe to the philosophy "languages never die". There are new languages added to the mix so things become more complex. It's part of the problem we're trying to solve and help dev #gofaster
This quote is from ActiveState on Twitter. It got me thinking especially because I am -- seemingly forever -- grappling with the idea of which programming language will help my career in the future.