PragProg’s Medium Posts

Today on Medium, Ben Cotton @bcotton suggests drawing a diagram to clarify a complex process and uncover what you might be missing:

Ben’s book is available in beta from The Pragmatic Bookshelf:

#pragprog #book-program-management-for-open-source-projects

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From the PragPub archives, June 2012, Alexander Demin talks about how Go shines when it comes to concurrency:

#pragprog
#programming
#concurrency

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Today on Medium, a PragPub article from March 2012 in which Alexander Demin walks through how to:

  1. Develop a CPU that performs only one primitive instruction.
  2. Write a non-trivial calculation in this CPU’s single-instruction assembly language.
  3. Use Ruby as a macro domain-specific language to compile it all.

This is one of those articles that we are bringing back based on a significant number of requests on the PragProg site, where it is no longer available. Enjoy!

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Today on Medium, an article by Adam Goucher from the PragPub archives on using the Page Object pattern in Python to implement smart automated checks.

#pragprog
#python

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Staffan Noteburg @staffannoteberg talks about how to nurture informal networks:

A stronger and broader informal network can offer significant competitive advantages.

Staffan Nöteberg is the author of The Pomodoro Technique Illustrated, published by The Pragmatic Bookshelf and most recently Monotasking with Simon & Schuster.

#book-pomodoro-technique-illustrated

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Today on Medium, a Go brain teaser from Miki Tebeka @tebeka about initialization methods.

Pick up all the brain teaser books from The Pragmatic Bookshelf:

#book-go-brain-teasers
#book-python-brain-teasers
#book-pandas-brain-teasers
#book-rust-brain-teasers

#go

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Article about @noelrappin’s second edition of Modern Front-End Development for Rails:

The book page: Modern Front-End Development for Rails, Second Edition: Hotwire, Stimulus, Turbo, and React by Noel Rappin

#ruby
#rails
#frontend
#book-modern-front-end-development-for-rails-second-edition

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Today on Medium, Mike Swaine @michaelswaine brings us a story about Ed Roberts and the birth of the personal computer:

Pick up Fire in the Valley for more tech stories:

Don’t forget to use your discount code, d e v t a l k . c o m to save 35% on the ebook.

#pragprog
#books

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Today on Medium, meet author Herbert Wolverson who works on all things Rust:

Books by Herbert Wolverson:

#book-rust-brain-teasers
#book-hands-on-rust
#books
#pragprog

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From the archives of PragPub magazine January 2011, one of our most requested articles by Bruce Tate on pattern matching and list comprehensions:

Grokking Pattern Matching and List Comprehensions: Two Language Features that Rock

Check out Bruce’s books with The Pragmatic bookshelf.

#programming
#pragprog

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From the April 2013 issue of PragPub, as a follow-up to “Estimation Is Evil,” Ron Jeffries explains why it is a necessary evil:

#pragprog

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Today on Medium, meet author Karl Stolley @karlstolley:

His book, now in beta:

#books
#book-programming-webrtc
#programming
#pragprog

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Today on Medium, a frequently requested article from the PragPub archives by Dave Thomas on Elixir:

Books by Dave Thomas:

Programming Elixir 1.6

Pragmatic Version Control using CVS

Pragmatic Unit Testing in Java 8 with JUnit

Programming Ruby 1.9 & 2.0 (4th edition)

Pragmatic Unit Testing in C# with NUnit (2nd edition)

Programming Ruby (2nd edition)

The Pragmatic Programmer, 20th Anniversary Edition

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We are highlighting author Dmitry Zinoviev @aqsaqal on Medium today:

Dmitry’s books
#book-pythonic-programming
#book-resourceful-code-reuse
#book-complex-network-analysis-in-python
#book-data-science-essentials-in-python

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Today on Medium, we focus on the author of Pomodoro Technique Illustrated, Staffan Nöteberg @staffannoteberg :slight_smile:

#book-pomodoro-technique-illustrated
#programming
#pragprog

Remember, you can use promo code d e v t a l k . c o m to save 35% at checkout on ebooks from pragprog.com.

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Another article from the vault today. This Haskell article appeared in the December 2012 issue of PragPub magazine, and is still one of the most searched for in 2022.

We’ll be re-releasing Part Two later this month.

#programming
#haskell
#pragprog

If you are into Haskell, check out Rebecca Skinner’s book, now in beta:

#book-effective-haskell

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Healthy teams often need to decide together. They use power-with, where people decide what to do as collaborators. When people effectively use power-with, they build relationships to decide together. They share the power.

As a team leader, do you choose power-with or power-over your team? Johanna Rothman explores this question today on Medium:

Save 35% on Johanna’s books using promo code d e v t a l k . c o m.

#agile #pragprog

Join Johanna for this meetup: Modern Agile Management: Continuous Innovation & Value Delivery | LinkedIn

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Today on Medium, we are featuring author Miki Tebeka @tebeka:

Pick up his books from The Pragmatic Bookshelf and use your Devtalk promo code d e v t a l k , c o m at checkout to save 35 percent:

Pandas Brain Teasers

Go Brain Teasers

Python Brain Teasers

#book-pandas-brain-teasers
#book-go-brain-teasers
#book-python-brain-teasers

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From the archives of PragPub magazine February 2013, “Deploying with JRuby in the Cloud:
Adjusting the Settings on Your Java Machine” by Joe Kutner @jkutner:

Joe’s books with The Pragmatic Bookshelf:

#book-remote-pairing
#book-the-healthy-programmer

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From the PragPub archives, Maik Schmidt @maik, talks about advanced programming techniques for Arduino and shows you how to set up a park distance control system (PDC) for a car:

Pick up Maik’s books from The Pragmatic Bookshelf:
Arduino: A Quick-Start Guide, Second Edition

Raspberry Pi: A Quick-Start Guide (2nd edition)

#book-arduino-a-quick-start-guide-second-edition
#book-raspberry-pi-a-quick-start-guide-2nd-edition