Nowadays, developer and stress seem to be strongly linked together. However, do we really need a minimum of stress to be effective and productive? What's stress, exactly? Should we get rid of it? I share many actionable tips to help you deal with stress in your daily work.
Global variables are common pitfalls many developers fall into. Indeed, difficult to scale and maintain an application crippled with globals. Why is that? Isn't it convenient to be able to access variables and their values everywhere? The global state problem is only part of a bigger one, namely leaking states and the lack of encapsulation.
Simplicity is one of the most important concept to understand and apply as a developer. This article will first define what simplicity and complexity mean. Then, I will explain why simplicity is really important, to finally go over the main practices you can apply to make your codebase simpler.