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Sheldon Hull

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Here you’ll find mostly tech talk and musings, with other topics periodically. If you want to stay in touch, look at the bottom for the curated newsletter I send out.

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Go R1 Day 28

progress Solved [Hamming Distance] on exercism.io Simple problem, but reminded me of how to use string split. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 diffCount := 0 aString := strings.Split(a, "") bString := strings.Split(b, "") for i, x := range aString { if x != bString[i] { diffCount++ } } Reviewed other solutions, and found my first attempt to split the string wasn’t necessary.

Incremental and Consistent

Saying that we do knowledge work but have no time for learning is like saying we do farm work but have no time for planting. — Allen Holub (@allenholub) February 13, 2021 It’s really hard to prioritize when life gets busy, but it’s important that continued improvement is a priority. Great at Work: How Top Performers Do Less, Work Better, and Achieve More was a really interesting book. The fact that small incremental improvement done daily can make such a difference is pretty interesting.

Nativefier

Ran across this app, and thought was kinda cool. I’ve had some issues with Chrome apps showing up correctly in certain macOS windows managers to switch context quickly. Using this tool, you can generate a standalone electron app bundle to run a webpage in as it’s own dedicated window. It’s cross-platform. For a site like Azure DevOps, you can run: 1 2 3 4 $MYORG = 'foo' $MYPROJECT = 'bar' $BOARDNAME = 'bored' nativefier --name 'board' https://dev.