After 100+ Interviews as a Hiring Manager in Engineering
Resumes are really important and you should make a good first impression. That’s what I thought before I started hiring and working together with overloaded recruiters/talent acquisition specialists. In fact, I believed that resumes are the one deciding factor so much that I dedicated a whole Master’s thesis to visualized resumes. My assumptions back then were that resumes are inherently flawed (this I still believe) and that most companies use automated applicant systems anyway which means your resume is rarely even seen (somewhat true).
TCP connections can break silently
Are you thinking of using Microservices? Here’s something you may not know: TCP connections can break entirely silently.
Mockito is Bad for Your Code
Mockito, a tool to make mocking easy, is actively encouraging test code. Here’s why.
What even is “Senior”?
“Senior Software Developer” — says the text on the business card. But what makes someone senior? Is it the age? Is it the years in the business? Know-how? There’s a sometimes heated and, to some extent, endless debate going on what makes an engineer senior.
Don’t Block ICMP
“Don’t ping my server!” — is the sentiment among many sysadmins, and usually leads to a full-on ICMP blocking. But, it’s a terrible idea. Here’s why.
The (painful) Enterprise Way to the Cloud
Use the cloud, they said. It will be great, they said. Why is it painful then?
Go is a terrible language
Go certainly caught a lot of attention. Let’s look at the bad parts!
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