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Going Deeper, Not Broader

Going Deeper, Not Broader

As a senior software engineer, I’ve had the privilege of working with various technology stacks throughout my career. From front-end frameworks to backend databases, the choices we make significantly impact our productivity, problem-solving abilities, and overall satisfaction as developers. In this blog post, I’ll delve into why it’s crucial to choose a technology stack you know well and explore the benefits of going deep rather than wide.

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Are We Working Right?

Are We Working Right?

In the realm of software development, where innovation and efficiency are paramount, one might assume that the working conditions would reflect these values. However, the reality often paints a different picture. From big corporations to small startups, there's a common thread of challenges that can hinder productivity and lead to personal burnout among employees.

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Plan Before You Execute

Plan Before You Execute

Similar to the careful planning involved in building a house, as a software developer, it's crucial to engage in thoughtful planning before writing your first line of code. Whether embarking on a new project or tackling a bug fix (unless it's trivial), taking the time to plan can yield significant benefits.

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Moving fast without breaking things

Moving fast without breaking things

In the realm of software development, testing often takes a backseat to coding. Yet, its significance cannot be overstated. Testing is not just about finding bugs; it’s about ensuring reliability, functionality, and user satisfaction. Let’s delve into why testing is paramount, the distinctions between unit, integration, and end-to-end tests, and a practical example of setting up tests in a Node.js project using Jest.

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Publishing an NPM Package: A Step-by-Step Guide

Publishing an NPM Package: A Step-by-Step Guide

Publishing an NPM package allows developers to share their code with the wider community, making it accessible and reusable by others. Whether you've developed a library, tool, or framework, publishing it to the NPM registry can greatly enhance its visibility and utility. In this guide, we'll walk through the process of publishing an NPM package step-by-step, covering everything from setting up your package.json to releasing it to the world.