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This weekend's so-called hobby project was updating my CV.

I know, it sounds dreadful if you think about the old-fashioned way of opening a Microsoft Word and filling tables with summer gigs. I've never been that guy, so I made a web version of my resume as a Gatsby single-page app with continuous serverless deployment (of course). The coolest feature is fetching my open-source repositories from GitHub API.

Maybe save the link for later and get in touch?

cv.nikoheikkila.fi/

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🔥Some people are often puzzled about my setup – and the font I use – or just want to hear my recommendations for a given task. Check out my personal /uses page for the tools I use.

nikoheikkila.fi/uses/

There's some great stuff coming to the JavaScript Internationalisation API in ECMAScript 2020: diary.braniecki.net/2020/02/14

Intl.RelativeTimeFormat and Intl.ListFormat look particularly useful 👏

if u divide flatbread by zero that generates a signalling NaaN

"Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn."

-- Benjamin Franklin

Me to people who return to Mastodon whenever Twitter fucks up somehow

Did you know that you can hide stories from certain accounts in Instagram? I didn't.

No more need I skim through your videos having whatever the hell lottery boxes spin over your heads. Begone!

"The Zen of Go"

Ten engineering values for writing simple, readable, maintainable #golang code:

the-zen-of-go.netlify.com/

There are software companies out there that prohibit their developers of deploying changes to production because it's a security risk.

Granted, humans shouldn't do deployments by hand because it's a responsibility of the CI/CD pipeline. Nevertheless, actively limiting people's role in the technology value stream for weak reasons is a thing I strongly detest.

I hope those companies don't boast themselves having a culture of trust.

Just realized the Windows Terminal now has an experimental flag for turning a nice CRT-style scanline effect on. I might keep it on!

`"experimental.retroTerminalEffect": true`

Takes a while to get on the same train with Taika Waititi but once it happens you won't regret the journey. Go see Jojo Rabbit (2019) now. It's a film that can only be described as rich.

When a developers says they can "see how to build that" it really means that they can envision the happy path. They almost assuredly have not considered all the edge cases.

I blogged what I learned about developer experience after having read The Phoenix Project and The Unicorn Project. Read on if you're managing a development team struggling with general unhappiness in your technology organisation.

nikoheikkila.fi/blog/the-five-

The video card on my Windows PC fried. It was overclocked and thus pretty unstable, anyway. Luckily other components seem to be well so I just had to reset BIOS settings by unplugging the CMOS and plug displays to the integrated card.

In other words, what's a quality video card for lightweight gaming and watching videos in 2020?

A: dns record
AA: battery
AAA: battery
AAAA: dns record

Christmas and negativity. 

Got a report that the #Finnish translation of Mastodon had some inaccuracies (presumably machine-translated by someone), if anyone who speaks 🇫🇮 wants proofreader privileges on Crowdin, let me know

crowdin.com/project/mastodon/f

#i18n

OK #TwitterExodusScotland - waiting in #TwitterExodusCymru and/or #TwitterExodusWales ....

Please check out mastodon.scot - you can move your account there if you haven't found it already!

I suggest not watching The Rise of Skywalker unless you're a very forgiving fan. Even so, you would find yourself between being confused of the jumpy script and cringing at stupid characters (except maybe Robert E. Grant).

For once, I would have hoped JJ Abrams to go full-on fanservice mode and not trying to be original.

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