Things I Learnt The Hard Way - Nothing More Permanent Than A Temporary Solution

Depending on where you look, "Nothing more permanent than a temporary solution" is either an old Russian proverb or a quote by Milton Friedman. Thing is, temporary solutions, unless you think about the future to fix them, will become permanent.

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Things I Learnt The Hard Way - You Always Have The Time

You may think "Alright, I have a list of things I don't know, but I have no time to learn those things!" You do have time.

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Things I Learnt The Hard Way - Blogging About Your Stupid Solution Is Still Better Than Being Quiet

You may feel "I'm not start enough to talk about this" or "This must be so stupid I shouldn't talk about it". Don't.

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Things I Learnt The Hard Way - ... Unless That Code Style Is The Google Code Style

An "hero project" is a project/spec change that you personally think will solve a group of problems in your project. It could be a different architecture, a new framework or even a new language.

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Things I Learnt The Hard Way - Don't Confuse Hero Project With Hero Syndrome

Someone that suffers from Hero Syndrome will claim that things won't work unless they are carefully watching over everything.

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Things I Learnt The Hard Way - Create Libraries

I've tried to go paperless many, many times. But keeping a notepad and a bunch of post its in my desk has been one of the most helpful tools I ever got.

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Things I Learnt The Hard Way - Blogging About Your Stupid Solution Is Still Better Than Being Quiet

You may think "This project is so small and so focused on whatever I needed, I should never post it on Github. What would people think?" Github is not for that.

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Things I Learnt The Hard Way - Toxic/Aggressive People Are Not Fixable

Instead of taking the blows and keep moving, maybe it would be better to your own health to simply quit.

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Things I Learnt The Hard Way - I.T. World Is Really Small

We have two expressions here: "The world turns around"; it means whatever you do, sometime in the future, you'll face the consequences of it. Another expression is "The world of something is an egg"; because the world turns around, if the world is an egg, you'll face the consequences sooner than you think.

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Things I Learnt The Hard Way - Keep A List of Things I Don't Know

Richard Feymann, famous physicist, kept a notebook with the title "Things I Don't Know".

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