As I talk to different teams about their management roles, I realize that I haven’t actually interviewed for a manager role before. I underestimated the amount of preparation and failed to present myself in the clearest and best way. In fact, I’ve received one feedback saying I should have prepared more. There weren’t that many resources available online, but I found one at Exponent and will give that a go.
Software Engineering ⚙️
GitHub announced a VS Code extension that could produce simple functions based on the context. The webpage sure looks impressive. But I don’t have access, so I do not know if it works well yet. Even if it does, I wonder if it has a risk of leaking the proprietary code to the outside.
I liked how the author solved eventing by wrapping GraphQL resolvers with common data registration. I wonder how to scale if the number of live queries grows too big.
Putting myself out there has the potential to disappoint. I heard from my top-choice role that they wouldn’t move forward with me. It hurt then and still does. But as the article says, “although disappointment is inevitable, being discouraged is always a choice.”
LinkedIn allowed a malicious actor to scrape data off of its API. While LinkedIn asserts that it’s technically not a breach, it still doesn’t put my mind at ease.
No explicit takeaways, but I liked reading an indie developer’s experience releasing an Android port of their iOS app.