Into the Multiverse

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February 3, 2022 · Mike Lowe

See you in a few weeks

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September 24, 2021 · Mike Lowe

Keep those PRs small!

tl;dr: Keeping your pull requests small will lead to quicker and better quality reviews, allowing you to merge your glorious code into master much sooner. Disclaimer: Many of the behaviours described in this post have been exhibited by myself. I am not directing criticisms towards anyone in particular. Storytime Picture this. You’ve just arrived at work. It’s a beautiful day, the sun is shining (not that you’ll be seeing any of it you hermit you 😉)....

December 16, 2019 · Mike Lowe

Recommendation: Seven Languages in Seven Weeks

tl;dr: Seven Languages in Seven Weeks is an awesome book that I would highly recommend to mid-level developers who’ve ever had a feeling of apprehension when wanting to learn a new language or technology. Towards the end of last year, I was in a 1-2-1 with my line manager. 1-2-1s are meetings that allow you to discuss work issues, ways in which you can improve, air any concerns you have or to just chew the fat....

June 9, 2019 · Mike Lowe