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Month: October 2017

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Why your voice UI likely sucks

This sheep thinks your voice UI sucks. Image: Sheep looking through fence at camera with a serious expression. Source: Pixabay Your voice UI likely sucks. When using voice recognition becomes a common trope for comedy, you know you have a problem….

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GGU x PWN = Future Female Leadership

Girls Gearing Up ambassadors, co-founders, and directors meet the president and members of the Berlin chapter of the Professional Women’s Network The Professional Women’s Network (PWN) Meets Girls Gearing Up (GGU) To Offer a Look at Authentic Global Sisterhood Back in…

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Should Kids Learn How to Code?

There is a debate going around in the tech sphere about whether kids should learn to code. One faction believes that kids couldn’t possibly comprehend the complexity of coding at such an early age, and hence trying to learn would…

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Product Priority — How to Pick the Right Features for Success

The impossible deadlines, the unforeseen risks, and the utmost despair when it comes to prioritizing what should be done first are typical examples of mountains that Product Owners and their teams must overcome. Prioritization is the issue that enchants me…

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This is hackathon harassment

I was nervous about my first hackathon, but not for the usual reasons. One year ago, I left the industry because of negative experiences with tech culture. This hackathon was my first time dipping a toe back in, and I was…

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How To Setup Your MacBook For Web Development

When I got started with web development, I had NO IDEA what I was doing. It was super hard to get things installed or let alone knowing what to install. It was definitely a painful experience back then but it…

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Priorizando sem trauma — como ordenar seu backlog de produto

Existem algumas dores que todos os Product Owners e times que trabalham com projetos vivenciam. Os prazos impossíveis, os riscos imprevisíveis, e o absoluto desespero na hora de priorizar o que deve ser feito primeiro são bons exemplos. De todos…

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Is it better to bake cookies in a toaster oven?

My husband and I disagree about whether it’s more energy efficient to use the toaster oven or regular oven for baking. He believes the toaster oven consumes less energy, since the internal volume is much smaller. I believe the oven…

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Staff Stories

Stories from the Editors of Code Like A Girl Photo by Patrick Tomasso on Unsplash We have a pretty awesome Staff at Code Like A Girl. Many of them have written amazing stories. Here are their Code Like A Girl Profiles so…

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Welcome to Olivia Mischianti

We are excited to announce the addition of a new english editor to Code Like A Girl. The volume of stories we are gettin continues to increase and Sean Yo and I are having a hard time keeping up. We are…

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Perfecting user stories into products

User stories are a foundational piece of agile software development and product development. They lay out the product’s requirements, but also allow each requirement to have a back story. Using the standard story format of “As a — , I want — , so…

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How we tanked our YC interview

And my Theory of Finite Failures. Holy shit. Ty and I sat in our living room facing our 27" iMac, positioning ourselves so that Michael Seibel could see both of us. I’ve never been star-struck in my life, but this…

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Adventures in Angular

This week, for one of my self-imposed learnings, I spent a bit of time trying to grasp and implement some of the functionalities of AngularJS. What: For those who aren’t familiar or haven’t worked with it — Angular is an open-source, front-end…

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4 tips to develop a focused digital marketing strategy

This week I’ll be traveling quite a bit. My itinerary is a bit out of whack: Istanbul → London → Istanbul → NYC → Istanbul. That’s way too much traveling in the span of 6 days. I’m not looking forward to…

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Utilizando Page Object para organizar os testes com Protractor

Quando falamos sobre padrão de projeto para escrita de testes, sempre ouvimos falar em Page Object. Mas o que é isso? Na interface do usuário, existem elementos com os quais seus testes interagem. Um page object simplesmente modela esses objetos dentro…

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I Did 60 Different Code Puzzles And What Happened Next Will SHOCK YOU

Around 2015 I saw an ad for hired.com, I wasn’t really looking for a job but I joined anyway. A few clicks into joining I suddenly found myself in an unfamiliar situation: a screen asking me to solve some kind…

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The Wonders of The Jailbreak

The Wonders of the Jailbreak In this article, I will discuss what jailbreak is, what you can do with a jailbroken phone, and if it’s legal or not (it is!). You’ll leave more educated and awed on the subject, and…

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I Don’t Have Any Git Side Projects

And it doesn’t make me any less of a developer, I just have other interests Source: Vitamin-ha.com Every time I interview, I always get asked for some code that they can look to. Sometimes they have me do a little…