Coding Nagger

Jean-Dominique Nguele: Writer of Code – Blogger – Podcast host – Not listed in Forbes' 30 under 30

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A code refactoring how-to: Killing unworthy software

Welcome back to the future-proof series! Today I thought I would present to you a case very close to a code refactoring I made recently during a piece of work for a client. You deserve it as it has been…

My first coding kata, maybe yours too

I have been reading a lot over the the few months. Mostly books revolving around programming principles and patterns as I figured they would help improve myself. Most recently I read “The clean coder” from Robert “Uncle Bob” Martin. It…

HttpResponseSimulator: A simple tool born over an afternoon

What is the HttpResponseSimulator? Apart from being the least original name. Well, it is a tool that allows simulating the behaviour you want from an endpoint to test an HTTP client and/or wrapper. I built it over an afternoon so…

Trying to provide helpful pull request reviews

How I unblocked a frozen pull request A few weeks ago, I saw a pull request to modify one of our web jobs which codebase is pretty old and had no tests. The pull request had no tests either. The thing…

Monster release, you’re welcome – Poetry time

I like to write poems sometimes, even though I didn’t in ages. Also, I think I never posted any here. I hope you enjoy it,  please note that any resemblance to real persons, living or dead is purely coincidental. Once…