GitHub Keyboard Shortcuts

Just a very brief post, as I just found out that GitHub offers quite a few nice keyboard shortcuts. Official GitHub Keyboard Shortcuts Documentations It’s a long list which I find feels overwhelming so I rarely actually pick up any and just close the page. To counter this, here are a few I found quite […]

Stop Naming Systems “Legacy”

While according to Merriam-Webster “legacy” is described as “relating to, or being a previous or outdated computer system” and Wikipedia adds “yet still in use”, I feel like we software developers and especially software architects are too hastily in naming a system or sub-system legacy. From a high-level architecture point of view, which spans across […]

Do You Care…?

…about the people you work and for whom you develop software for? Or how Allen Pike put it, do you deliver: » Giving a Shit as a Service I think too often and too quickly we get lost in our own problems, be it code-wise or management-wise that we end up forgetting about the bigger […]

Code and Run Apps with WSL2

Switching between VMs, dealing with the unfamiliarity feeling of the different OS and windowing system, and having your work-in-progress source code spread across multiple systems can become rather annoying and easily lead to a loss of motivation. For quite some time, I’ve been trying to get the Scancode feature finalized for SFML and experienced the […]

Informational vs Emotional Receiving

From a totally unrelated Hacker News discussion thread, I got a link to a quite enlightening display of how communication can be received in different ways. It reminded me of the German book “Miteinander Reden 1” by Friedemann Schulz von Thun that we’ve read in school many years ago. As such the topic wasn’t completely […]