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    Swizec's articles in the "thoughts" category

    I aim to write mindblowing emails with real insight into the career and skills of a modern software engineer. "Raw and honest from the heart!" as one reader described them.

    Below are 28 articles filed under thoughts. Enjoy ❤️

    Software Engineering Lessons from Production

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    Why other people's code looks weird

    Are you an organizer or a searcher? What about your team?
    January 22nd, 2022

    When it’s okay to work overtime

    Not all overtime is bad overtime
    December 11th, 2021

    What's your code for?

    Perfect code that doesn't solve the problem is useless. Perfect metrics that don't serve the user are a distraction.
    November 6th, 2020

    How to lie with facts


    June 5th, 2020

    This kid is amazing


    January 25th, 2019

    Coding is bad for you


    March 16th, 2018

    Software Engineering Lessons from Production

    Join Swizec's Newsletter and get insightful emails 💌 on mindsets, tactics, and technical skills for your career. Real lessons from building production software. No bullshit.

    "Man, love your simple writing! Yours is the only newsletter I open and only blog that I give a fuck to read & scroll till the end. And wow always take away lessons with me. Inspiring! And very relatable. 👌"

    ~ Ashish Kumar

    Join 15,883+ engineers learning lessons from my "raw and honest from the heart" emails.

    ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️✨
    4.5 stars average rating

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