Dear Github Maintainers

A rebuttal to "Dear Github".

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Linux Shell Scripting Cookbook - Shantanu Tushar

GoodReads Summary: This cookbook is for beginners or intermediate Linux users who want to master writing Bash shell scripts. Intermediate/advanced users, system administrators, developers, and programmers can use it as a reference when they face problems while coding. Each recipe contains step-by-step instructions about everything necessary to execute a particular task. The book is designed so that beginners can read it from start to end while advanced users can just open it at any chapter and start following the recipes as a reference. It covers most of the commands on Linux with a variety of use cases accompanied by plenty of examples and guides you on implementing some of the commonest Linux commands with recipes that handle operations or properties related to files like searching and mining inside a file with grep. It also shows how utilities like sed, awk, grep, and cut can be combined to solve text processing problems. The focus is on saving time by automating activities with a few lines of script.

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Couchbase Example and REST

Using the example Couchbase to show how REST works.

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Agile vs Culture: The Story of Outliners

When the culture goes against agile.

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The Day I Found My Old Code

Found a piece of code I wrote 2 years ago, following a lot of linters. I'm amazed how readable the code still is.

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Object-oriented JavaScript - Second Edition - Stoyan Stefanov

GoodReads Summary: Create scalable and reusable high-quality JavaScript applications and libraries using the concepts of object-oriented programming. This book is for the beginning to intermediate web developer who wants to solve web development problems with smart JavaScript. It does not assume any prior knowledge of JavaScript programming; however even if you already know some JavaScript, there will be plenty for you to learn here.

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Oh Myyy! (There Goes the Internet): Life, the Internet and Everything - George Takei

GoodReads Summary: How did a 75-year old actor from Star Trek become a social media juggernaut? Why does everything he posts spread like wildfire across the ether, with tens or even hundreds of thousands of likes and shares? And what can other sites, celebrities and companies do to attain his stratospheric engagement levels, which hover or top 100 percent while theirs languish in the single digits?

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JavaScript Testing Beginner's Guide - Liang Yuxian Eugene

GoodReads Summary: This book is organized such that only the most essential information is provided to you in each chapter so as to maximize your learning. Examples and tutorials are given in an easy to follow, step-by-step manner so that you can see how the testing process is being carried out and how the code is being written. The source code also contains detailed explanation so that you know what the code is doing. Multiple screenshots are used in places that matter so that you have a visual sense of what is happening. Beginner JavaScript developers looking for essential ways to write, test, and debug JavaScript for different purposes and situations.

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Old Man's War (Old Man's War, #1) - John Scalzi

GoodReads Summary: Earth itself is a backwater. The bulk of humanity's resources are in the hands of the Colonial Defense Force. Everybody knows that when you reach retirement age, you can join the CDF. They don't want young people; they want people who carry the knowledge and skills of decades of living. You'll be taken off Earth and never allowed to return. You'll serve two years at the front. And if you survive, you'll be given a generous homestead stake of your own, on one of our hard-won colony planets.

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The Martian - Andy Weir

GoodReads Summary: Six days ago, astronaut Mark Watney became one of the first people to walk on Mars.

Now, he’s sure he’ll be the first person to die there.

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