Dos And Don'ts In Open Source
Olafur Pall Geirsson
tl;dr: Ólafur is a prolific contributor to OS. He tries to avoid unproductive discussions and focus on work. He outlines his dos and don'ts, applicable to both maintainers and contributors.
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Good Code Is 90% Boilerplate
tl;dr: The more code you write, the more monotonous it becomes. Some languages like Java require a lot of code to be written for little functionality. In this article there is an example of writing a Java app in a "more efficient, more enjoyable way".
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How Not To Store Passwords
tl;dr: Primer on how to not store passwords. While some of these may be obvious, there are interesting examples of how companies still do this incorrectly.
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Never Feel Overwhelmed At Work Again: How To Use The M.I.T. Technique
tl;dr: M.I.T. stands for Most Important Task, a critical task that will create significant results. "Every day, create a list of 2 or 3 M.I.T.s, and focus on getting them done as soon as possible." The article details how to approach this and benefits.
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