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17 Years of Blogging

A huge milestone, and a great look back at the way Ton is helping to change the community for the better by promoting better practices on ownership of our data

Recommended read: 17 Years of Blogging https://www.zylstra.org/blog/2019/11/17-years-of-blogging/

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DDD East Midlands 2019 In Review

Such a great, in-depth writeup! I'd not been able to make it to many of the sessions so this is super helpful

Recommended read: DDD East Midlands 2019 In Review https://blog.craigtp.co.uk/Post/2019/11/01/DDD_East_Midlands_2019_In_Review

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Overwatch 2 Announce Cinematic | “Zero Hour”

Although I've not played for ~1 year, this is very tempting. The Overwatch team sure do know how to create an awesome cinematic!

Recommended read: Overwatch 2 Announce Cinematic | “Zero Hour” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKXS_YA9s7E

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Learn your standard library

This is such a great way to find out just how much can be done for you.

I used to do competitive programming competitions (similar to HackerRank challenges) and learning the standard library was a huge driver to finding the best solution without reinventing the wheel.

But even in the day job, knowing what to use without pulling in a new dependency can make a big difference.

This can go a little further to learning common packages that your ecosystem uses, and how best to tackle problems with them.

Recommended read: Learn your standard library https://letterstoanewdeveloper.com/2019/03/11/learn-your-standard-library/