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Brett Slatkin
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Going forward, when people tell me they want to be an engineer, TL, or manager, I plan to share these cautionary lists with them so they can be more well prepared.

I wrote a post that attempts to apply the best practices of  #Python  to #golang . It's called: "Translating Effective Python into Go: Know When to Use Channels for Generator-Like Functions"

http://www.informit.com/articles/article.aspx?p=2359758

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This answer to "What is the appeal of dynamically-typed languages?" is great. I think the argument also carries over to Go because Go's type system is so much simpler than that of other statically typed languages.

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If you're going to #EuroPython  you should vote for my talk and many other great submissions!

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Yet another lesson I've had to learn the hard way: A little bit of future-proofing goes a long way.

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Some thoughts on the impact of static types on building software. In reply to another post you should read (linked within).

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I made some improvements to my perceptual diff tool, Depicted.

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Here's the video of my #PyCon  2015 talk from yesterday! Amazingly it's already uploaded and has closed captioning.

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Today only to celebrate  #pycon ! Get 50% off the digital edition of Effective Python by following the link below:

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Some thoughts on writing code to solve a problem for the first time.
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