Not much to talk about today! But you can find relevant links to what I talked about here.
Two playgrounds, two different yet similar feature sets. Which is right for you?
Books in my Reading List (not all of them because, well, there are too many to list!):
This week: What I’ve been doing this week (killing code, that’s what), women and minorities in tech and the fact that maybe there just isn’t any real interest in this in these demographics, and great news for this podcast and blog.
Women in Tech? Here are some articles on the topic.
Code & Supply is an AWESOME resource for Pittsburgh developers.
You can find out more about C&S here
No external links today. I thought about talking about functional programming and I did, but cut it– I only had a shallow understanding of it and didn’t prepare to talk about it by writing or outlining the points I wanted to make– a fatal flaw for a good recording. I’ll talk about it later, after I’ve prepped better.
Code Newbies has an awesome to-do app we\’re working on. You can find the repository on GitHub
What is TDD or Test-Driven Development? Here are some great articles to get you started:
An interesting take (by interesting I mean a strong opinion laced with profanity but I enjoyed the conjecture) on TDD and why it doesn’t work.
Do you have perfectionitis? I do. Here is a book I\’m reading on the topic:
Are you getting outside?? GET OUTSIDE!! It’s summertime! Go for a stroll, go to the gym, go biking or running but get out. Here is a song I love to listen to in the summer, when it is warm and there is a cool wind blowing:
The “I AM BUILD!” is a reference to Pittsburgh’s beloved hockey star Geno Malkin (Evgeni Malkin from Russia). He says sometimes, “Geno is score”, or something like that.
Running through ruby-monday on Code Newbies Slack Channel we came up with an idea for an app and I get to build! Listen to the podcast to find out more.