Tag: workflow

Sometimes, I need to calculate the aspect ratio of an image to make sure I resizes it correctly and because I'm to lazy to actually do the math (but I ended up doing it anyway!) or use something found on the web, I decided to build an aspect ratio calculator, because why not. Enter arca - a simple aspect ratio calculator. I built this project in the course of a few weekend hours, and during this time I've cemented my own basic workflow and deploy process. For the rest of this article I'm going to talk more about the stack...

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So, you decided that it's time to change teams, and by that I mean you decided to either leave your current job and pursue another one or within the same company you're switching teams. Whatever maybe the case, you'll be faced with some decisions and things that you'll need to deal with. If you've done this before then you know what I'm talking about and maybe you'll want to continue reading about my experience. If, on the other hand, this is the first time you're doing this then I'll try to explain what challenges you'll face and what things to...

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A few weeks ago, I had the unfortunate chance or let's say "opportunity", of working on something without going through my usual workflow. And what did I learn from that experience? Well, that you are as good as the tools you use and the most important thing, that stuck with me, is that the whole process sucked. And when I mean it sucked, I mean it was so horrible that I felt I was in the middle ages, where they had to copy books by hand. I mean not only was I out of my comfort zone, but...

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You, me and your weird cousin that thinks he can make websites out of macaroni, well we're developers (At least some of us are!). We rely on some sort of service or tool to get our work done, right? Right! Sometimes the tools we use are super complicated IDEs or maybe their just plain old simple Notepad. Whatever maybe the case, we're as good as the tools that we use. If a tool is well-built, it performs as it should, it helps boost your productivity, and is constantly improved then I say it's definitely a tool worth keeping. Along my...

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