Saeed Gatson

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Software Soup

Software Soup

Today you can add Google maps to your application with a few lines of code. Just think about how crazy that is?

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Remembering how to listen as a tech community

Have you ever talked to someone who’s not listening to you?

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What Software Developers Can Learn From Naruto Uzumaki

I believe that you can learn from everyone even if they’re a fictional character. If you have no idea who Naruto is then you’re definitely in for a treat.

This is another post in a series that I’m writing on what software developer can learn for the lives of others. I’ll cover a mix of both fictional and real life mentors. I wanted to do this more after seeing the reaction from another post on Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Today we’ll cover the character Naruto Uzumaki.

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Programmers tricked into playing the wrong game

Just because you’re in the game doesn’t mean you’re playing the right one.

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Software that’s complicated to test can’t maintain quality

I recently watched an episode of FunFunFunction by MPJ. He was talking about why settings are evil.

There was one concept from the video that I found interesting. The idea is that software that’s complicated to test can’t maintain quality.

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The 2016 JavaScript ecosystem just isn’t for me

After going to a Eugene Web Developers meetup, I decided to pick JavaScript back up again.

But I have a feeling that the current state of the JavaScript doesn’t fit with my personality type.

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Breaking into tech startups without tech skills

First off, it’s hard to get non-technical jobs at a tech startups. I’m just basing that off of my experience trying to get testing jobs at tech companies.

Software testing is technical but you don’t see job openings for it until the company has at least 20 people. It can be pretty challenging.

It feels like in the early days of a tech startup, most of the open position are technology focused. You’ll see positions for programmers, engineers, data scientists, developer operations, things like that.

There just aren’t a lot of non-technical jobs available. So through basic supply and demand you can see why the jobs are always difficult to get into.

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