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This is a list of blog-posts that I occasionally reference as a short-hand when I’m trying to explain something.
The Moderately Enthusiastic Programmer
http://devblog.avdi.org/2014/01/31/the-moderately-enthusiastic-programmer/ Really good explanation about the use of the word passionate in job adverts.
Don’t Write Code You Won’t Get Credit For
http://nikwakelin.com/blog/2013/04/24/dont-write-code-you-wont-get-credit-for/ Basically “why you should do things lean”, but also applies to open-source projects too.
Getting help on IRC
https://workaround.org/getting-help-on-irc I usually ping this over if someone’s getting into using IRC and how to use it to ask questions, especially the old classic “Is it ok to ask a question?” that drives so many crazy.
This is Phil Fish
http://kottke.org/14/09/this-is-phil-fish Great deconstruction of how internet over-reaction and hyperbole and how it works.
Poor UI Design can kill
Things you should never do Part 1
http://www.joelonsoftware.com/articles/fog0000000069.html Why you shouldn’t throw it all away and start again: you’ll probably end up in the same place…