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Get off the tightrope

by Tom Stuart

Published November 16, 2017 in Technology

Do you feel stressed when you’re trying to hold a big problem in your head? Do you get frustrated when someone interrupts you and you have to start all over again? Those emotions are inevitable if you’re in the common habit of treating each programming task as a long, precarious, all-or-nothing tightrope walk. But it doesn’t have to be that way! In this talk I’ll explain why the tightrope walk is so harmful and show you some practical techniques for avoiding it.

Given at RubyConf 2017 (http://rubyconf.org/). A video and transcript is available at https://codon.com/get-off-the-tightrope.

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