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That feeling when you learn how to cook/code

Coding is like cooking: 7 ways to prove it

Coding and cooking may not have anything in common at first glance, but their similarities transpire as soon as you learn to do both. Coding and cooking bring a sense of control that other occupations do not offer, but this is not their only connection.

To be or not to be

The pros and cons of choosing AngularJS

AngularJS should be among your top considerations when choosing the right JS framework. However, in order to make the selection process fair, it is essential to take into consideration its pros and cons.

First update in the series of releases planned for 2016

IntelliJ IDEA 2016.1 has arrived

IntelliJ IDEA 2016.1 was launched yesterday —the first update in the series of releases planned for this year. This release contains several updates, including more relevant code completion in Scala and support for Git Worktress introduced in Git 2.5.

Tale as old as time

Microservices vs monolithic architecture: Which comes first?

The smoldering conflict between the cheerleaders of microservices vs monolith architecture is ongoing as industry professionals cannot decide which should come first. Some claim that one should not start with a monolith if the goal is a microservices architecture while others put their faith in monoliths. Each side has a point, but it’s time to shed some light on this never-ending dilemma.

Time is our most valuable resource

6 tips for writing more maintainable code

Unless a developer is self-employed, the code he or she writes will likely be touched by somebody else in the (distant or near) future. Not making code easily understandable for other developers will inevitably increase the cost down the line, especially if the person working on the code you wrote has no other choice but to start over from scratch.