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These are the issues I sent to my subscribers.

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  • Standing in for quality

    If you read these letters for a few issues, you might have already noticed that I like quality in software engineering. I try to optimize for quality and enhancing the quality of…

  • Again, why are we doing this?

    Imagine you have a team member that always criticises your work. You make commit after commit and put your best effort forth, you try to find the best names for variables and…

  • Art

    The other week I went on vacation with my family. We flew to Switzerland and had a really great time. I took the big camera to make gorgeous shots of my wife,…

  • Where’s your GPS

    Imagine you are about to go on a trip. Perhaps with your partner or some friends. You want to take the car into the woods, to a place you have never been.…

  • The four types of documentation

    You probably already noticed from the title of this letter, the topic of documentation is still important to me. Now that I began spending time with it I notice the many different…

  • Code Quality through high-quality docs

    Hi friend. I am going to drum the quality drum again. This is a big topic and I know for a fact that I haven’t even scratched the surface of what there…

  • Processes for achieving quality

    Hi friend. So I’ve been busy at my client’s today. I had to implement a sidebar navigation with React. I did something like that a few years ago already and could now…

  • Quality

    Hi friend. If you buy a piece of furniture, like a chair, you can compare it with all the other chairs in the exhibition. You can sit on them and compare how…

  • Trade-offs

    When developing software you usually optimise for some aspect of the creation process. There are many things when considering a software development project like accessibility, usability, user satisfaction, delivery/deployment speed (release cycle),…

  • Lazygit

    Today I want to share a small utility with you. I am a heavy user of Git, for years now. I am confident to use it on the command line, yet I…