Well, it's far enough into the new year that you probably have an idea about your taxes. And it's probably a good time to start thinking about your longer term financial goals. Whether you are trying to get out of massive student loan debt, or you are considering buying a vacation home, you should probably be periodically looking at your finances and figuring out how to optimize them.
While many software development teams have good workflows, sensible management, and good working relationships, that's not true of all teams. Some managers have a management "style" that results in them hovering over your shoulder and continually asking for updates, questioning your decisions, and generally making work more difficult than it has to be.
Here to help, the Enneagram Type 2 or The Helper is the caring, interpersonal personality type. They are generous, warm, and empathetic but can become prideful, people pleasing, and possessive if not careful.
In backlog prioritization the priority of a task is subject to change as the project progresses. However the need for the task or feature is not likely to change as often. In agile, sprint planning can employ a variety of prioritization methods.
Most of us understand object-oriented programming to some degree. We might even have a deep understanding of design patterns, refactoring, and testing. However, a lot of those understandings can fall abrupty to the wayside when you are writing code on a large team with dozens of people.
If you are like most people, financial matters are not the most comfortable thing to be thinking about. Honestly, almost all of us could do a lot better than we do. However, your financial health is intimately tied to your personal health, quality of life, and potentially the quality of life for future generations.
Some personalities can be overwhelming, especially if you don't understand them and what motivates the people with them. Understanding personality has been an area of study since before recorded history. The Enneagram is one personality test that has been around for a long time.
The current lack of personal creative outlets may lead to depression, so recovering motivation can be important to maintaining productivity.
Paradigms are ways of looking at the world around us. Programming paradigms are ways in which we look at programming styles, languages, and frameworks to classify and understand the world in which we code.
Since New Years Eve is a Thursday this year, and we're happy to see 2020 gone, we've decided to make our typical first episode of the year our last one this year.