If you're reading this, you propably expect to get one or more tips for tools you didn't already know that make you more productive magically. In case you are a disciplined worker, you will be disappointed to read this article as the title was a little clickbaity.
There is a programming challenge called 'advent of code' where 2 programming tasks are released every day. I participated this year and here is what I learned.
During the home office times I recently figured out that my productivity correlates with the kind of music/acoustic environment I'm listening to, actively or just by background noise. I was looking for mechanical keyboard typing sound and played this in parallel to the music I'm usually listening during work.
Sometimes standard stuff sucks hard. In this article I'm describing how I use Open Source apps to enhance my android experience without feeding the data sourcing google apps massively.
SOLID is a set of programming principles and rules to write clean, maintainable, testable and readable code. Tim Corey has created a free set of videos with practical examples about the SOLID principes.
This is an extending article
I'm currently doing a Clean-Code-Developer "challenge". In this Article i'm publically documenting my experiences.
There are different grades described at this page.
From time to time I have a need to code after work. Sometimes I really like kicking off a new private project but I don't always have the right idea.
I thought about the things I learned while working from home during the lockdown. I wrote them down in a small list.
This sounds a bit more naughty than it actually is. But here's a neat tool I did not know about but find to be very useful: Microsoft PowerTools.
What kind of topic is that to post it here? Wait for it.
Currently there's a shirtstorm in the github repo of Microsoft's VS Code where a dude opened an issue claiming a santa's-hat-icon as offensive as a swastika. Because Christmas was responsible for jew genocide in his eyes, it's offensive for him to place a santa's hat icon in an open source code editor.