Hi! I’m Vlad GURDIGA. 👋🙂
It’s good to have you here. Here I’m writing mostly on thechical subjects, like UNIXy stuff, vim, and GNU make, but I also touch on productivity and personal development.
Every now and then I come across a scenario where I need to unit-test
some code that navigates across pages by directly changing location.
Some time ago I have accidentally stumbled upon a solution: the
The other day at my day job I needed to change some buttons to ask for confirmation before executing the actual action.
Last weekend I’ve watched the free introduction on Redux and I think I got it. Redux has:
At my day job we often need to write low-level JS code without any
framework or library handy, and we often end up re-inventing some of the
executeInParallel is one of those wheels:
I have a friend. He was a lawyer, but a few months ago he realized he doesn’t enjoy it, and decided to change countries and profession: he moved, and now makes wooden toys. He said he wants to try to sell his toys online and asked for advice on how to do that on the cheap.
The other day I was putting together an ad-hock
where I had just one JS file for a prototype page. I was inside a git
repo and I didn’t want to have additional files, so I kind of resisted
the idea to have a
.eslintrc file, but I can have a
Makefile — I
have that in my
~/.gitignore, so I can easily add one here and have
all the messy bits hidden inside it:
At some point I have heard Uncle Bob saying that:
I do most of my work in the console, and when I work on a task, I
usually have a task-specific
I have recently read this article
“Don’t Make Me Remember Things”
where the author complains about string’s
indexOf method having
less-than-ideal API. Specifically, about the case when the sought
substring is not found:
indexOf usually returns a nonsense value like
-1, and the developer has to remember that, which leads to
From time to time I stumble upon yet another article mentioning that humans are just bad at choices. I think accepting it as a truth is detrimental, and I’d like to disprove it.