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Non-technical ways to be a better developer

Non-technical ways to be a better developer

Hint: It's not all about the code

Marin Todorov

March 18, 2016

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  1. Every person has all of these things inside of them

    that form their entire life… — Ash Furrow
  2. Group chat is like being in an all-day meeting with

    random participants and no agenda. — Jason Fried, Basecamp
  3. Meditation app: www.headspace.com Gym app: www.gymforless.com Cooking (amateurs): www.fourhourchef.com Cooking

    (experienced): http://www.jamieoliver.com/recipes/ category/books/jamies-15-minute-meals/
  4. Our lives are not our own. From womb to tomb,

    we’re bound to others. — Sonmi-451
  5. while (self.retainCount>0) [self release]; if (a == 4 && tt1

    == “A”) throw Error(“failure”); //add tests
  6. The people you love aren’t interruptions, they’re the reason you

    work at all. Give ’em a hug. — Jason Zimdars
  7. Extra boost of love: just call your mom and tell

    her you love her Learn a language: www.fluencia.com Table rule: no electronics of any kind at dinner Scrum Master: http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/scrum- master
  8. be kind to your teammate meditate before going off to

    work cook your significant one a dinner run another 5 kilometers open source your latest project