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When multi-core computers hit the mark, developers could now scale their applications to use most of each and every CPU at their disposal. To ignore them and run only one core was an utter waste of your application.  The change to implement was worth it, the learning and the time were well spent because leveraging more of what the platform had to offer made a better story for all involved. The same with the cloud,…

… it will pour, it will sour on every idea and plan that you had that were meticulously and perfectly planned. So have a backup for what happens, when you can’t do that one thing that you had planned for. If we should have learned anything over the past few years, have a backup, always have a backup.

Are routines better than streaks? Before streaks, we had routines, things we just did every time we had to do that thing. We didn’t gamify it, we didn’t streak it, we simply knew we had to do it and did it. Are routines harder to follow when you don’t have a counter helping you?

The goal isn’t to get them to where everyone else thinks they should be or when everyone else thinks they should be there. The goal is to get them there when you think they should be there and when you think the time is right for them to be there. You can’t level up your team following someone else’s plan if you don’t believe it.  Hold strong to what you are doing, it will pay…

What you coded today will most likely be part of a different library. It might be part of a shelved feature. It’s probably had a few bigs fixed against it. Perhaps there has been some heavy work done on it by a different developer. In short, it would have changed, maybe it’s doing more, maybe it’s doing less, but it’s not what it was when you released it a year ago. So stop worrying about…