I’m a software engineer living in New York City. I build award winning solutions for companies like IDEO, Thomson Reuters, and beIN Sports. I founded JAKT, a leading design and development consultancy that uses technology to solve problems for entrepreneurs and corporations. I also started the proposal for what would become The Workplace. Continue reading.
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A look at comprehensions as a language feature and what they can do. Targeted as a beginner level how-to for those who haven’t used or explored comprehensions in Python.
Python allows nested variable expansion, which is perfect when enumerating in a for-loop or inside a comprehension. This took me 10 years to notice.
Keurig machines and comparisons to disposable lifestyles.
I do not share Marco’s polarized opinions but I respect his open concession that the good outweighs the bad.
Altering table structures in PostgreSQL are safe, with some exceptions around what locks transcations have running. The access exclusive lock will wait for any transaction to finish and block other transactions from starting.
Make rebasing an indispensable part of the development workflow.
“Case against” and a rebuttal.
How to reverse a discount being applied by calculating a new number which when discounted is the original number.
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