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December 22nd, 2020

@Syr00p Ik herinner me gelijkaardige opmerkingen van u uit onze laatste podcast 😂 Ook zo uit die strekking… Ge de..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…s0

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Too many people talk about the end of 2020 as if all the shit is gonna stop… Did y’all forget that a decade takes..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6A

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@studio_caro Gaat het hier over random mannen? Of heb jij een geheime goudmijn gevonden van allemaal fascinerende,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vW

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@tekkie Thanks for the kind words. It’s a shame that companies approach software development in such a way. I’ve wo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TZ

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@kvandenhaute There’s no point in further confusing them. They already have very little understanding of what the w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jb

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@tekkie Dude, I can’t believe that I have to actually explain myself in a meeting like that. Meetings like that hav..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nO

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A year later, you’re sitting in a meeting talking about a new feature that needs to be built. You tell management t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YV

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You tell them what has gone wrong and why this is a real problem. They decided they don’t want the feature after al..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pm

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At some point in your career your boss will have acquired another company and they want to merge both codebases. In..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CE

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When you explain them that either one of the codebases must be ported (read: “built from scratch in the other codeb..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8o

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So then they turn to their recent team of 50 cheap developers and ask them if they can “just mix these features tog..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vj

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Once you get the green light, you do what is necessary: You add codestyle and design rules so that all developer sh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Nv

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Then at the end of the year, you get an email, congratulating the entire company for another year of hard work. “Sp..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vE

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Not long after you’re sat in a meeting discussing hiring some developers from India. “They are much cheaper and can..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WO

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As a developer, you’ll start noticing broken patterns in the codebase that doesn’t match with how the company works..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cP

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Changes like that typically are not greeted with a big fanfare since this is a cost that will not yield immediate r..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Us

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So you have to actually make your case for some know-it-all in management. Somebody tell me again why management ha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7k

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A good developer will get paid. If you have A-list clients on your resumé, you will get paid slightly more. Nobody..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tz

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Truth be told, both actually mean shit: I’ve seen the codebases of some prestigious companies that looked terrible..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2A

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If the client is mad enough to hire you (and your uncompromisable desire for high-quality work), they’ll tell you w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zl

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Sometimes I wonder why I tried to be a good developer. It’s the most useless stupid pointless idiotic thing ever.

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A bad developer who just copy-pastes code from stackOverflow will get paid. Everything is just a problem that requi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zg

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I have a meeting this afternoon with management where I have to explain why moving our internal configuration appli..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pi

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@studio_caro Zeker? Anders kunt ge misschien binnenkort iemand een vaatwas cadeau doen voor kerst? 😁😉

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@studio_caro Vragen aan een maat die geen van die producten nodig heeft om mee te doen in uw plaats? Maar is dat we..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…p8

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