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Author: Pam Selle

Chesterton’s Fence and Maintaining a Codebase

One of my colleagues casually referenced Chesterton’s Fence when discussing a potential change, or asking “Why is this here?” —…

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Refactoring legacy code with simple design (video reaction)

I’d bookmarked this video to watch when I got back from break, as it seems some more of my work…

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2019 in review (bullets)

It’s the end of 2019, and here’s my annual bullets.txt review. This year, I’m mostly going to write about burnout…

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Things (in Go) I’ve been learning this week

Earlier this week, I was replicating an issue that involved creating 1000 Terraform workspaces in S3, and I ended up…

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Papers We Love Conf 2019

It’s Monday after flying back from St. Louis yesterday, I had jury duty, and Strange Loop ended Saturday afternoon. Which…

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Using “replace” in go.mod to point to your local module

If you want to say, point to the local version of a dependency in Go rather than the one over…

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Thoughts on Emergent Strategy

I thought Emergent Strategy was a business book, or maybe a management book, likely because I saw that the Software…

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Notes from the North America GDE Summit

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Collaborating on live code audio using Troop

Whilst in Argentina, I asked the TOPLAP (the international organization around live coding) chat about live code in Argentina, and…

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I went to a hackerspace in Argentina and heard about cool art and tech things!

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