After watching my few week-old newborn for 7 hours, I was drained. I’m not going to sugarcoat it — I was going through hell as he was fussing, crying, and intermittently sleeping.
I like using Typhoeus for making API calls in Ruby on Rails because the interface is simple. Here’s how I use it.
All the jobs I’ve held as a petroleum engineer came from direct referrals. After I was laid off from my first job, I filled out a boatload of online applications to work at oil and gas companies.
Story time — I saw hundreds of thousands of dollars thrown away on a prematurely acquired software product that was eventually killed off.
I used to be a Windows guy. I had to switch over to Mac for software development. I disliked iOS. It took about a year of installing the right apps and getting used to the Mac.
Bottom Line — Find an online forum for your industry and decide whether the degree is worth your time. You won’t get the whole picture about your industry on a college campus.
I think the advice — the first to give a number loses — doesn’t make sense. Better said — It’s nuanced.
Do not disturb means calls are ignored (except starred contacts). Text messages and alerts are silenced.
Twelve engineers agreed on a tech stack. Two engineers are fiercely fighting against it. Is the fight worth it?