What I'm Reading
(Pulled from the Pocket API. Some titles may be wonky!)
Excerpt: "GitHub is home to over 28 million developers working together to host and review code, manage projects, and build software together."
Work-Life Balance: Time Management Skills That Work
Excerpt: "In an age of 24/7 connectivity, achieving work-life balance is more challenging than ever. Perhaps it’s no coincidence that Millennials, the most digitally connected and largest segment of today’s labor force, place such a high premium on their personal time."
We Don’t Just Develop Software, We’re Developing Careers, Too
Excerpt: "It hopefully doesn’t come as a huge shock that we, the technology department at The New York Times, want our people to develop. We’re not just talking about software; We want our colleagues to develop their careers in meaningful ways."
Killing the Coding Interview
Excerpt: "Note: This blog post is based on a talk given at RailsConf 2018. Video here. Slides here. I’m available to give an updated version of this talk at your conference, company, or child’s birthday party. Contact me for details."
Making Data Viz Without SVG Using D3 & Flexbox
Excerpt: "Bye bye tricky alignments. A few months ago, my co-worker Matt and I were collaborating on a project. I had been building a stacked bar chart in D3.js, and was seriously struggling to get the bars to stack on top of each other nicely and to animate from the bottom of the graphic instead of the top."