The Overflow #134: Avoiding the difficulty bomb
From the blog
How Stack Overflow is leveling up its unit testing game stackoverflow.blog
We neglected unit tests for a long time because our code base made them difficult. But now we're putting in the work to change that. Here's why.
Why Perl is still relevant in 2022 stackoverflow.blog
While Perl might seem like an outdated scripting language, it still has plenty of relevant uses today.
Skills that pay the bills for software developers (Ep. 460) stackoverflow.blog
We explore recent research that connects a key suite of skills with highly compensated IT roles.
Developers vs the difficulty bomb (Ep. 459) stackoverflow.blog
Developers on a deadline. Failure to ship means an explosion of complexity. Finish the project…or just find a way to delay the boom.
A Beginner’s Guide to DevOps for Small Businesses promotion
What is DevOps, and how can it benefit you and your team? Learn more about DevOps technologies, industry shifts, and best practices for getting started in DevOps.
WHY does awk -F work for most letters, but NOT for the letter “t”? unix.stackexchange.com
If the 80s have taught me anything, it's that you don't mess with T, mister.
Why does bash treat undefined symbols as true in an if statement? stackoverflow.com
Who knew Bash was such an existentialist?
The Unreasonable Ineffectiveness of Mathematics in most sciences philosophy.stackexchange.com
When dealing with the real world, most mathematical models are a little bit wrong.
Could there be consequences for Googling how to do something that is normally a crime? law.stackexchange.com
Web searches aren't criminal unless you stole the computer first.
Links from around the web
Lea Verou | CSS Variable Secrets | CSS Day 2022 www.youtube.com
Here's a deep dive into the brand new CSS custom properties!
Learn how to build, test, and deploy a bookstore app with React 18, Vite, and Netlify functions labs.pineview.io
Want speed? With the latest React, Vite, and serverless functions, you can build a zippy app in no time.
How to write a fuzz test | Demo www.youtube.com
Have you heard of "fuzz tests"? Here's how to write them with Go.
A blast from the past: How to write an effective developer resume: Advice from a hiring managerTags: newsletter, the overflow
Yes this is annoying to read.
Any chance to fix this blog post? Thanks!