Posts tagged 'programming'

Gianluca Fiore

Things I Know as of 2018

It honestly came as a surprise a post on Overreacted by Dan Abramov. He lists all the things he doesn't know as of 2018, in an attempt to "devalue" in the eyes of newbies any experienced developer by showing off the gaps in knowledge that usually we take for granted …

Gianluca Fiore

Responsive Web Design Certification

I had promised more frequent updates on my FreeCodeCamp adventure and here it is the first objective reached: Responsive Web Design Certification. As you can see from the certificate I completed the first part of the course yesterday. That is roughly 300 hours of coursework but it feels like 3000 …

Gianluca Fiore

Freecodecamp: There and Back Again

Well, first of all, sorry for not updating about my progresses on Frontend development through Freecodecamp curriculum but there were basically none since last May. Why? Work got in the way, with a larger role and more duties taking over little by little the energy I had to focus on …

Gianluca Fiore


Frontend development was never my area. I've always been more of a Backend/System Administrator. I've never truly grokked the idea of events, DOM, making requests elsewhere and things running outside my machine, without me giving precise instruction when to run and what arguments to accept.

Yet it's 2018 and …

Gianluca Fiore

Programming Isn't Easy

Pair Programming

I was reading, as usual, Scott Hanselman's blog and couldn't agree more on his complaining on the recent WWDC keynote asserting that programming is easy. From his post:

When we tell folks - kids or otherwise - that programming is easy, what will they think when it gets difficult? And it will …

Gianluca Fiore


This goes into the "software I'm going to hack on" category. As the author says, terminalCV is

A command line CV for sysadmins

The due screenshot

To see it in action click on the new link on the sidebar, TerminalCV. Being a lover of all things CLI, I found terminalCV …