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The ultimate guide to writing self-documenting code

Tired of having to write comments in your code? Well stop doing it, write self-documenting code instead.

Why senior engineers hate coding interviews

Imagine that you’re a principal at a small K-8 school who’s looking to hire a new teacher. As you have less than 20 teachers, you have to ensure that each person you hire can teach any of the grades. Adding to the complications, you’ve recently lost one of your best teachers, someone with 15 years of experience, and a mentor to many of the more junior teachers. How can you replace her?

Speeding up SQL queries by orders of magnitude using UNION

SQL is a very powerful tool for querying data. It allows you to write queries against your relational data in a declarative manner, letting you describe what data that you want to retrieve without having to describe how to retrieve it. In most cases, this works very well, and the query optimizer in many database engines will create an efficient query plan.

How to deal with difficult people on software projects

You can explore these Problem Personalities with the interactive infographic.

Fontemon: World's first video game in a font!

You read that right! It's a video game in a font! A font as in "Time New Roman". The entire game is enclosed in fontemon.otf, no javascript, no html, all font.

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