This is part two of and wraps up our video series on how to install a complete development environment for Python and Git on Windows. In part two, we install Visual Studio Code and the GitHub CLI.
Last week, I wrote an article about Getting Things Done (GTD) using VS Code, and one of my smart colleagues suggested I take a look at the Dendron extension. I’ve been using this extension fairly heavily since then. I’ve also been figuring out how I want to integrate it into a GTD workflow. Since Friday … Read more
I am at the beginning stages of trying to focus my work better than I have been able to do while working on my one-month goal of posting consistently on LinkedIn. This posting goal exacerbated some pre-existing issues around the organization of my work. Those of you who ever read David Allen’s popular productivity guide, … Read more
I’m not sure if FreeCodeCamp was the first outfit to get folks beavering away on Twitter under the hashtag #100DaysOfCode, but it seems to be associated with them now. This hashtag was a stroke of marketing genius. Since consistent daily coding is a fun hobby that often pays off in a solid career over time, … Read more
Recently, I have been doing a lot of work trying to understand what tools I want to use in the software development course / boot camp I’ll be teaching. I’ve had a good idea of course topics I want to deliver for some time now: Markdown, Git, and GitHub in the early lessons, so that … Read more
One of the finest “buzz words” I learned about in my career was the concept of code pride. A lot of people have their own definition of what this is, and it goes under other names as well: Clean Code, Solid Code, Software Craftsmanship. Of course, whatever you call it, virtues like this are hard … Read more