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Nobody knows what the fuck they’re doing.

Max Stoiber, on determining if you’re qualified or not for a specific (frontend) job listing: If you’ve built a side project with React.js and know your way around JavaScript in general, you’re at least as qualified as 90% of all … Continue reading

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Attention

Jason Fried, CEO of Basecamp, in an interview, answering a question on how his workspace is set up: I’m a one-computer guy—a 12″ MacBook, so I can work from anywhere. Years ago I used multiple monitors and had multiple computers. … Continue reading

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Simon Sinek on Millennials in the Workplace

A must watch (even if you’re no millennial):

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10 Career Mistakes I Wish I Had Never Made

Darius Foroux: In the last decade, I went from student to entrepreneur to freelancer to climbing the corporate ladder to blogger to teacher. Yes, that’s not a normal career path, and it’s also not what I ever expected. But life … Continue reading

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Millennials need to ditch their parents’ outdated career ladders and embrace job-hopping

(c) REUTERS/Paul Hackett Let’s start treating our careers as a lifelong experiment instead of a preordained slog. Find experiences that allow you to quickly test assumptions about your career interests. Every job, every experience, every place you travel, is a … Continue reading

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JavaScript Fatigue Fatigue

Axel Rauschmayer’s tips to fighting JavaScript Fatigue: Don’t try to know everything Wait for the critical mass. Stick to things you understand: don’t use more than 1–2 new technologies per project. Do exploratory toy projects Diversify in life When in … Continue reading

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You Can’t Get Comfortable in Web Development

Rey Bango, after having read the aforementioned “How it feels to learn JavaScript in 2016”: A lot of the discomfort we’re feeling is the belief that we need to know how to use every new framework or tool that comes … Continue reading

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How it feels to learn Javascript in 2016

In the same style as the aforementioned “It’s the future!” — A fictional conversation on web development: … JSX? What is JSX? -JSX is just a JavaScript syntax extension that looks pretty much like XML. It’s kind of another way … Continue reading

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“It’s the future!” — A fictional conversation on web development

A fictional conversation on web development: I’m building a simple web app at the moment — a normal TODO app using HTML, CSS and JavaScript, and I’m planning to use jQuery. Is that the way to go? : Oh, no. That’s old … Continue reading

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The most dangerous person in Silicon Valley

No, not The Drive-By Manager but (those who claim to be) The Senior Software Engineer: There are lots of people with the title but not the skills. They are hard to spot because they’re definitely not junior but they’re not … Continue reading

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