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  1. Dependency management in code files is not great - 2021 January 03

    Managing dependencies via executable code files seems OK but actually turns into a massive pain, here's why.


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  2. Please stop making arbitrary password restrictions - 2020 November 08

    Making arbitrary length limits on passwords is not good for your users and makes the overall internet less secure. If you do this please stop and fix your systems, if you see other people do it please encourage them to fix it. Also when you see poorly implemented password policies it is often a sign of deeper troubles existing.


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  3. Good developers care about their tools - 2020 October 15

    Good tools are important and organizations that shut down progress on this front don't succeed longer term.


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  4. Default parameters and sentinel objects - 2020 August 18

    How you can use sentinel objects to define default parameters in Python without running into the mutable default parameter pitfall.


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  5. Fixing the bug with the series sort order - 2020 July 12

    The plug in I was using to make series of posts on here doesn't actually sort them the way I'd want so I made some changes to fix this.


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  6. Natural sorting and pelican series - 2020 July 12

    Looks like the plug in I was using to make series of posts on here doesn't actually sort them the way I'd want.


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  7. A handy git command - 2020 July 11

    git pull --rebase is quite a useful command, I use it a lot when I'm working on this blog.


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  8. Git preview for a single file? - 2020 June 21

    I'd really like to be able to give people access to a single file in a Git repository without having to share the whole repository with them. This would really help in situations where people are looking for feedback on something.


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  9. PHP turns 25 - 2020 June 08

    PHP is now a quarter of a century old!


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