News from the web #3
I hope you’re well. This time, you’ll read about useful things about databases, some dev jokes or how to make an old game look prettier.
The author describes three lessons he learned as a Junior developer. I put it here because I think those lessons are valid and worth remembering.
Dev jokes #humor
A list of dev jokes. Some of them are even funny :)
The security tag is a bit too much, probably but… The author of “I Love You virus” is known! After 20 years.
Cracking Age of Empires III over shader quality settings #gamedev #lowlevel
The guy found the time to manually change Age of Empires III code to make it look better. Very long but interesting reading.
From what we know now, nothing very important leaked but still. It shows that everyone can be hacked.
One of two interesting posts about how to add something pretty and useful to readers. I’m going to add the progress bar to my blog :) BTW, do you have any other things that make the blog more user-friendly?
Do you remember the Netflix development model? Netflix doesn’t use it anymore. Then, you (probably) shouldn’t as well.
AWS, Azure and GCP competition? Why not! Lidl’s owner is going to launch his own cloud platform. Looking forward reading more about it!
Internals are what we like the most. don’t we? This time, we have the chance to read about symbols table in Go.
I hope that everyone knows what pprof is. Is not, read the article right away. It’s not very long or deep enough but still worth reading.
Yeah, good question. What do you do while waiting? Reading a blog post, checking mail or something else? The key thing in our work is to be as productive as it’s possible. Read it while waiting :)
Almost everyone works remotely. To be hones, it’s hard, and it takes time to do correctly. You’ll find a list of tips how to boost your productivity while working from home.
A funny article that can be a template for everyone who leaves big companies like Google or Amazon for a small startup.
We are developers, right? But, we have one cons - we can see code everywhere. Sometimes it’s not the case. Sometimes it’s easier to build a blog with a newsletter and e-mail marketing without writing a single line of code.
Let’s face it - databases are hard. Differences between implementations or even versions of DB engines can be significant. The authors tells us a list of things we have to keep in mind about DBs.
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