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These are the issues I sent to my subscribers.

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  • Reading Code

    This is another email I am sending while being happily busy with our newborn. Two days ago I linked you to an article about Livable Code. Today it’s about reading code. While…

  • Surprises when starting out as a software developer

    This is another email I am sending while being happily busy with our newborn. My first job was as a software developer at Ericsson in Montreal, working with the mobile switching center…

  • Big Nerd Ranch

    This is another email I am sending while being happily busy with our newborn. Sometimes things don’t always go as planned. Code breaks, servers crash, or a product doesn’t work – you…

  • Livable Code

    First of all, sorry for not writing to you yesterday. I spent the day in the hospital with my wife. Our second daughter was born at 1:20 pm yesterday and we couldn’t…

  • My automated publishing workflow

    A week ago I mentioned my Automation project: Factory 0.1. During the last week, I managed to get it to a point where it works. Today I wanted to tell you a…

  • Books I enjoyed reading

    Since I love reading I thought I switch things up for today and share a small list of books I enjoyed (and why I enjoyed them). All links are no affiliate links.

  • Maintenance and janitorial activities

    You walk into a room. You haven’t been here before but you need to find something. Your friend told you, that you’ll find it here: “It has to be there somewhere. Please…

  • Premature optimization

    Yesterday I told you about our struggles with the new doorbell. While, sadly, this state is still unchanged, there’s another story there that relates to software development: The new doorbell needed some…

  • Spaghetti wirings no-one knew about

    Over the course of the weekend, we tried to install a new doorbell for our house. The old system is really old, falls apart and works only some days. So we bought…

  • Let’s practice together

    Where I sit writing this email, today is Friday. So tomorrow the weekend starts. Do you already have plans for the weekend? Perhaps we’ll go to the lake because it’s scorching hot…