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This time we’re talking about problems with nulls, stored procedures, and impostor syndrome.
Link to Episode 43’s Full Show Notes:
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- Thanks for the awesome reviews: darkjedioverlord, Gustav, David W, XiaoHong, neoanomally, IAmAResource, alanw707, GDog, Demiera, kngtfallen, BMay1, jcook1017, XiaoHong89, Thallius, a.alhadhrami, BriCee34, iPawan85
- Great Comments on last episode’s show notes:
- Great feedback from Wesley Bakker:
- Games galore!
- Dice Tower Con – Do programmers love arbitrary complexity?
- Overwatch! Steam sale! OMG!
- Arbitrary dates vs NULLs in relational databases (thanks Steve!)
- Can be faster, and cause less errors – but it’s nasty!
- Queries in procs vs in the code
- Just use a framework?
- Proc it, so you can pawn it off on someone else!
- Only 1.5% devs responded as preferring front-end work! wow!
- Pixels matter – we joke about “only moving something two pixels” but we want no need people that care about the pixels
- Awesome things in CSS:
- Where to log and why
- It’s big, it’s heavy, it’s wood
- Impostor syndrome
- Is it the field, or the people who join the field?
- Women are particularly prone
- 23 minutes to get back on task! http://www.fastcompany.com/944128/worker-interrupted-cost-task-switching
Resources We Like
Tips of the Week
- Michael: Output Clause: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms177564.aspx
- Joe: http://capablemonkey.github.io/github-go-to-definition/