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What it took to propel a career in tech in five years

Estimated read time: 5 minutes

Learning is an eternal path. I have been sharing my own adventure primarily for the following practical reasons: to help me remember what I have been working on technology-wise and to help me practice a technique known as spaced repetition. This has been a summary to motivate myself to keep on track, to practice consistent self-reflection and to be reminded as often as possible to stay a bit more humble. In the process, I hope you may found some inspiration too.

Git the gist of it: common commands for a working workflow

Estimated read time: 30 minutes

Git is such a fascinating piece of software. It is not the only distributed version control system out there, but it is certainly ubiquitous in that category and has become a tool that must be mastered by any software developer in the modern era.

Using Google Sheets as a database to extract data converted to Markdown

Estimated read time: 6 minutes

Using Google Sheets API, this little tool reads a spreadsheet, extract relevant data and converts it into Markdown so it can be repurposed, in the example given in this article to generate an HTML output for this website with Pelican, a powerful static site generator.

Book summary: Letters to a New Developer

Estimated read time: 26 minutes

If you are still early in your career as a software developer (or not so much!), I think you might enjoy reading Letters to a New Developer: What I Wish I Had Known When Starting My Development Career written by Dan Moore, who also features a very insightful blog.

Managing multiple tmux sessions at once

Estimated read time: 7 minutes

Open and close projects with tmux sessions in a breeze via two keyboard shortcuts.

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