Very recently I had to dig into jQuery a bit deeper than just copy-paste from Stack Overflow. Here is a nice tutorial that I found helpful.
Martin on something other than performance. Very interesting stuff in my view.
Not the talk you would expect on a software development conference: What the Sioux City plane crash can teach us for (crisis) management.
A few interesting examples from projects that show what can go wrong with software architectures.
Interesting thoughts about group dynamics.
And here is a bit of computer history, especially for those of us who started their programming career with Basic.
While the number of people who work remotely (usually from home) has been growing significantly for a number of years, it is still far away from mainstream. So when people are now forced to work from home entirely due to the Corona virus, it is a new experience for many. Do not underestimate the difference between doing this two days a week vs. full-blown.
Apart from individual challenges, this also means a big change for the team, we are usually a part of. People have shown quite some creativity to overcome this situation and find ways to keep bonds strong. Some folks I know have introduced a virtual morning coffee round. Others started to use video for their conference calls for the first time, although they had so far rejected it.
Below you will find a video from the team of Simon Sinek. These people have been working remotely for years and share their approach to be a team, even if they almost never meet in reality. I can truly recommend watching this video.
Sir Ken describes what makes good education – you should see this.
What could we do, if a database worked a bit more like a VCS?
(The recording is not too good unfortunately: blurred picture pretty much at the beginning for a while and only left audio for the entire video – try to ignore.)