Why would they do it that way?

By Josh Sherman
3 min read
career
developer etiquette
retrospection

I’ve been a professional software engineer for just shy of half of my life. Along the way I’ve had the opportunity to work with a ton of different people and personalities. A common theme with most developers is that they really like to do things their way. This tends to […]

Posting code snippets to Slack

By Josh Sherman
2 min read
development
slack

A buddy of mine recently asked me how to post code to Slack and make it look good. It wasn’t the first time this has come up either. Different folks have asked, not like the same person keeps bugging me about it :P Trying to explain things to him reminded […]

The Good Book

By Jenny Sherman
5 min read
personal finance

Happy 2019 everyone! It’s thatgirljen, aka the wife, once again with another guest post. It’s a new year, and I don’t really do that whole resolutions thing. I think it’s kinda silly to make a proclamation about how “I’m going to do this one thing this year.” What I DO […]

How to List Installed Packages on Linux

By Josh Sherman
1 min read
linux
arch linux
debian
ubuntu
opensuse
slackware
red hat

Originally I was going to talk about how to list installed packages on my desktop distro of choice, Arch Linux. Then I remembered that not everybody is as enlightened as I am, so I should probably cover other distributions as well ;) And really, it’s really not a distro-centric situation, […]