Adam B

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Adam B

22 minutes ago

Open source web app that saves you weeks of work when building your own SaaS product.

async-labs/saas

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Adam B

4 days ago

They are isolated, not by selective exposure, but by changes in who they accept as authorities, experts and trusted sources.

Escape the echo chamber

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Adam B

5 days ago

Workplace Wellness Programs Don’t Work Well. Why Some Studies Show Otherwise.

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Adam B

32 days ago

If you’re a parent, you can avoid dropping new hobbies as soon as they become difficult.

‘Find Your Passion’ Is Awful Advice

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Adam B

35 days ago

Is CEO needed in Agile methodology? #startup

But will that role really justify the $10m-plus salaries that chief executives often enjoy?

The fashion for agile management is spreading

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Adam B

36 days ago

“If you’re able to get great people to join the company and work together towards a common goal,” he says, “ then you will end up with a great product.”

Elon Musk says this crucial skill is what made Steve Jobs and Bill Gates successful

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Adam B

38 days ago

Key takeaway: Start by attracting cold audiences with soft-sell ads and organic reach. Then, create paid remarketing campaigns targeting people that already know about your SaaS product.

35 SaaS Marketing Lessons I Wish I’d Known 20 Months Sooner

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Adam B

39 days ago

The position lacked opportunities for growth and development (49%)
Leadership/management were bad (47%)

Why engineers leave your company: The 7 most-cited reasons

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Adam B

39 days ago

The cognitive overhead of always choosing the ideal place to hold a conversation proved to be too high.

The Manifesto

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Adam B

41 days ago

Ads simply don’t allow companies to maximize the appropriate value from their best users.

Who Has The Best Business Model (And It’s Not Google Or Facebook)

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Adam B

42 days ago

Enter CPU flame graphs and Linux Perf Events to the rescue.

Node.js in Flames

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Adam B

43 days ago

“What am I not seeing?

“What else is true?”

“What is my responsibility in this situation?”

“How is my perspective being influenced by my fears?”

Leaders Focus Too Much on Changing Policies, and Not Enough on Changing Minds

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Adam B

44 days ago

Pub/Sub Notifications
Table Inheritance
Range Queries

PostgreSQL Features You May Not Have Tried But Should

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Adam B

44 days ago

However, with null, it is a cancer that spreads to surrounding areas and starts to infect the whole codebase.

You Must Not Admit a Single Null!

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Adam B

48 days ago

A key point here is that few things in money are as valuable as options. The ability to do what you want, when you want, with who you want, and why you want, has infinite ROI.

The Psychology of Money

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Adam B

48 days ago

A key use of wealth is using it to control your time and providing you with options.

The Psychology of Money

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Adam B

53 days ago

mainstream OOP just gave people the tools necessary to put a label on their data while letting them maintain their procedural way of thinking

Dolls and Maquettes

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Adam B

53 days ago

fixed mindset can even discourage people from developing in their own interest area

Instead of ‘finding your passion,’ try developing it, Stanford scholars say

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Adam B

67 days ago

Learn The Secrets Of 3 People Who Mastered The 3 Day Workweek

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Adam B

68 days ago

I pause and ask myself, “What are you optimizing for?”, and it helps me course correct.

The one question that will change your life

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Adam B

69 days ago

On Microsoft Azure.

Moreover, that second place is largely predicated on shepherding existing corporate customers to cloud computing; it is not clear why any new company — or developer — would choose Microsoft.

The Cost of Developers

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Adam B

70 days ago

Tips for High Availability

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Adam B

71 days ago

I can’t state it enough: infrastructure is a tool to help application developers solve real users’ problems. It should optimize their efficiency and ability to deliver. The open platform that does this well will win over all others.

Will Kubernetes Collapse Under the Weight of Its Complexity?

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Adam B

74 days ago

Then he would point to one person in each session and say:

Tell me what’s not working at Pixar.

Steve Jobs’ Secret for Eliciting Questions, Overheard at a San Francisco Cafe

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Adam B

75 days ago

When a function gets created and passed around or returned from another function, it carries a backpack with it. And in the backpack are all the variables that were in scope when the function was declared.

I never understood JavaScript closures

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Adam B

81 days ago

A Brief History of the ‘Stash: How we Saved from Zero to Retirement in Nine Years

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Adam B

95 days ago

Learning Web Development? These Skills Will Make You Stand Out

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Adam B

95 days ago

I’ve made $11,554.15 which roughly breaks down to $23 per hour for the estimated 500 hours of work.

The Economics of Writing a Technical Book

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Adam B

95 days ago

You can’t learn everything. You can’t hold every concept fully expanded in your head. And moreover, you shouldn’t.

Conceptual compression means beginners don’t need to know SQL — hallelujah!

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Adam B

102 days ago

The best part of coaching is that anyone can use these questions. And once you know them all you can experiment and get creative in how you apply them.

How to Coach: A Programmers Cheat Sheet

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Adam B

102 days ago

The goal of a coach should be to liberate our co-workers so that they can do their job, not make them rely on us to be there all the time to solve all their problems

How to Coach: A Programmers Cheat Sheet

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Adam B

103 days ago

Once you recognize the umwelt and the embrace the idea that your perception is limited, it opens up all types of new ideas.

Recalibrate Your Reality

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Adam B

104 days ago

perseverance, good study habits and the ability to collaborate -- in other words, conscientiousness

If You're So Smart, Why Aren't You Rich?

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Adam B

105 days ago

Hack #6: Success is a direct result of the number of experiments you perform

Why Successful People Spend 10 Hours A Week On “Compound Time”

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Adam B

105 days ago

A functional, lightweight alternative to bluebird.js, built with async / await in mind.

asfktz/Awaity.js

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Adam B

106 days ago

So, how do we change from thinking short-term to thinking long-term and reaping the benefits of the latter as a result?

If You Don’t Want To Regret Your Life 30 Years Later, Make This One Choice Right Now

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Adam B

107 days ago

What is missed in all of this is the mindset of craftsmanship; that one’s expertise and deliberate focus on one’s craft is actually the primary driver for success — and not some crapshoot of a series of hacks.

The alternative to the four-hour workweek mindset

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Adam B

108 days ago

Things will go wrong with programs. Being able to easily fix them when they do is a key attribute of good software.

Software Engineering is different from Programming

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Adam B

108 days ago

What problems am I trying to solve?
What else besides writing code can be done to solve them?
What can I do to make these problems easier to solve with code?

Software Engineering is different from Programming

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Adam B

109 days ago

Rather than agonizing over whether you're building the right thing, just build it. And if that one doesn't work, keep building until you get one that does.

Quantity Always Trumps Quality

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Adam B

112 days ago

The Science of Breaking Out of Your Comfort Zone (and Why You Should)

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Adam B

112 days ago

I built a PWA and published it in 3 app stores. Here’s what I learned.

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Adam B

118 days ago

Chat is a greedy mode of communication.

The War on Developer Productivity (And How I Intend to Win It)

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Adam B

120 days ago

Even if you don't know all the requirements, you can still write software that works. However, it may not have a design that will accommodate future requirements.

How To Use Technical Debt In Your Favor ?

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Adam B

121 days ago

The right goal is to allocate your year optimally, not your day.

Productivity

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Adam B

121 days ago

It doesn’t matter what system you use or if you squeeze out every second if you’re working on the wrong thing.

Productivity

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Adam B

122 days ago

This will open either all files with uncommitted changes or open the files from the last commit. There is a very good chance that my work for the day will continue on those files.

git open - A small git hack

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Adam B

126 days ago

Throughout the day, you spend 10 minutes of your life on each block, until you eventually run out of blocks and it’s time to go to sleep.

100 Blocks a Day

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Adam B

129 days ago

There are quite a few downsides to using JWT as a session mechanism, several of them being serious security issues.

joepie91's Ramblings

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Adam B

136 days ago

Redux uses `switch..case` well. I’m officially changing my advice on the matter. As long as you follow the simple rules above (keep switches small and focused, and return from every case with its own body), `switch` statements are fine.

10 Tips for Better Redux Architecture

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