Little Geo Stories: Square Miles

How I sensed a bug while not seeing any, and what came of it.

Dear reader,

Today I found a place on our website where we display the size of a recreational area in square kilometers.

199 kmĀ²

I cannot fully explain what happened next, but I had a hunch something must be wrong with this feature.

Narrator: there was.

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Modularization and dependency management: three steps to better code

If you ask me, what’s a single most important thing in writing good code, I’d reply: “Modularization and Dependency Management”.

Well, actually, that’s two things. Sorry about that! But they are two sides of the same coin, and you can’t have one without the other, if you want to your code to be nice and clean.

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Prioritization for Perfectionists, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Non-Perfection

Are you a perfectionist? That kind of a person that can never say “I’m done”, “it’s ready” or “let’s ship it”? The one who can’t release the new feature unless it’s polished and perfect?

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