Raquel Vélez

Raquel Vélez



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On-Boarding Driven Development

Optimise your code for a better onboarding experience Raquel Vélez looks at how an onboarding-focused approach to development can help get new coders started as efficiently as possible Your newest teammate has just pulled the codebase onto their machine for the first time. Unfortunately for them, everyone is away at…

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Help

I constantly struggle with asking for help, but I’ve found that I’m more productive when I ask for help at the right time. When’s the right time? GREAT QUESTION! The balance is tricky and I’m constantly figuring it out, but here’s what I’ve learned…

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Chapter 5: And Now For Something a Little Different

For those of y'all just joining in on the fun, I've been writing a look-at-all-the-stuff-that's-going-on post every New Year for the past four years. I had a proper recap of 2014, which links to all the other posts I've done since 1 January 2012. It's hard to believe I've been…

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Exercise

Important to the Internet Age Disclaimer: I'm not a doctor. I won't even pretend to be one. TCW: I talk about cancer, which sucks. Fortunately, I haven't been diagnosed with cancer, so there's that. About a year ago, I started practicing yoga regularly. Last winter, I started skiing. When the…

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