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My walk through the Git book


I’ve been experimenting with git for about the last year, but most of the work I did with it so far was in the “single developer, hack some stuff, push to github” mode of operation, which is very superficial. Now that I’ll be working with it full time (git is one of the “semi wildly adopted” SCMs at Google), I ...

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On the importance of communication in the workplace


When I just started learning how to program, I thought programming as a profession was about code, design and algorithms – after all, these are the courses that are taught in university, so this must be the most important skills for a programmer, right? Wrong. Over the years, I have discovered that effective communication is at least as important, if ...

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This comes BEFORE your business logic!


This is post originally published by Ron Gross one of our JCG partners. It focuses in .NET technologies at times, but the underlying principles apply to all programming languages. So I guess hard-core Java developers will have to bear with it at moments. Enjoy! I thought it might be worthwhile to formulate a technical checklist for a software project – ...

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