Everything I Know About Development in 2019

13 mins

I’m starting this series so that I can track how far I’ve gone in my career as an engineer.

In true Dan Abramov style I’ll be listing what I don’t know as well, so that I can concentrate on learning those things in the future.

SBT Tricks

2 mins

I was recently upgrading a library at work from using Scala 2.11 to 2.12. Here are some sbt tricks that I picked up while trying to perform the migration.

Scala, Six Months In

5 mins

After switching jobs, I was introduced to Scala at my new workplace. I’ve compiled a list of things that I have learned until now. I’ve kept the comparisons to the languages themselves, instead of functionality that can be provided by libraries.

The in keyword of Python explained

6 mins

When learning Python, one of the first things we do with lists, dictionaries and other iterators1 is something like the following:

(All examples are in Python 3.6.6)

for i in mylist:
        do_something(i)

This loops through each element in mylist and calls the do_something function on it.

  1. iterator 

Initial Commit

2 mins

Finally - a use for my personal domain name bought since - wow, 2010 but never used.

Potential topics I may or may not cover here:

… depending on what I feel like.