Symptoms of lacking software quality

What makes up good software quality is different from person to person, making it somewhat subjective and hard to define measurably.

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2020 in retrospect

This post is about me. By me, for me.

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Realtime DB synchronisation to frontend

I’ve set out to solve: How to synchronize “low volume” parts of a database to a frontend in realtime exclusively for reads. In this scenario, “low volume” means few entries with a low update frequency. Let’s say we’re talking about less than a thousand entries affected by fewer than ten updates every minute across all entries.

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Why do we allow poor software quality?

Work environment and software

As a professional, you need to have a good work environment for optimal performance. As a software developer, this goes beyond the desk, chair, computer, and colleagues. The entire toolchain like editor, CI/CD, project management, etc., is a big part of this environment. Regardless of these tools being virtual or not countless hours are spent here. Sadly, we often neglect one of the most critical parts of our work environment: The software itself.

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How to write concise code in Clojure

During code reviews I’ve seen the following repetition pattern a lot. I am going to use Clojure to illustrate, but it also happens in other programming languages:

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