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WRITING JAVASCRIPT THAT ACTS LIKE JAVASCRIPT

(reading time 15 min)

Behavior Delegation  – OLOO (objects-linked-to-other-objects) pattern.

Some time ago I wrote this tweet:


I’d summarize it like: Thinking JS has classes is like believing the engine of your car has real horses in it. I hope I got it right 🤓


Reading the You Don’t Know JS (YDKJS) book series leaves something inside you, especially when you have been in the front-end dev world for so many years.
It is a mix of amusement, inspiration, and sense of chaos about what web dev is, and what it has been for Javascript development in this specific case so far.
So sometimes you want to throw some message in the air, to externalize such feeling.

I personally found what I tweeted, quite significant so I decided to share it in other places, included Linkedin.
There a guy, front-end dev like me, showed his appreciation for my post and suggested to read a post he wrote on the topic.

I read it very carefully, this subject passionates me and it was a quite interesting post.
But at the end, the way the issue was tackled gave me this feeling, it was saying something like “ it would be interesting in theory, but do it this, instead, because everybody does it this way/this is the real trend”. Continue reading

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The importance of the social life in Remote Working

When I worked in an office environment, I could be passive about social interaction because it was an inherent part of my day.

In a remote world, you have to be intentional about in-person socialization.

One of the best things about working remotely is that it leaves me the social energy for the times I want.

Prioritize your social activities, because they are a form of self-care.

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Some guidelines for smart working application

An activity of National Research on Innovation about smart working in Italy.

Very interesting view on the internal perception about privilege and potential issues on the carrier on the other hand.

There is a constant in all this case studies, that is the fact that smart working spotlight the weakness of a company, giving the opportunity to improve and fix a lot of aspects. That’s why it could be a great opportunity as also a great cultural obstacle to overcome.

The post is only in Italian

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The future of work

The idea of working five days a week with two day weekends and a few weeks of annual holiday is just something people accept. For some reason, it is considered set in stone by most companies. There is no reason this can’t change. In fact, it would benefit everyone if it did.

As Larry (Page) said: “The idea that everyone needs to work frantically to meet people’s needs is just not true.”  We all need to work smarter, not longer.

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The importance of smarter working practices in government

Uk Government experience, very useful example of Countries that are started an innovation process in the way of manage work and resources, for several years now and with a relevant success.

The Government Hubs Programme will reduce the government estate from around 800 to 200 buildings by 2023, saving approximately £2.4 billion over 10 years. These spaces will support new and developing ways of working, allowing staff to work from a variety of locations, including hubs.

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Project Managers vs. Developers, how to Close the Gap

Very interesting post about a real hot topic, that could be so determinant about the quality of the service delivered.

It’s no secret that developers and project managers don’t always see eye-to-eye. In fact, many developers will tell you that their PM simply sucks.

While these sound like surface level complaints, they represent the core problem: disconnect between software engineers and project managers.

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CHATBOT: What it is and why you will soon need one for your business

(overview(): 2 min –  reading time 10 min)

INTRO

The purpose of this post is to explain in a very simple and easy way to non-tech-experts how they can take advantage using this new tool called chatbot or chat bot.
What it is and which are its potentials for business activities, even for small ones.
The very good news is that, in this start phase, it doesn’t take so much money or so much time to be the first one to offer this service to customers.


HIGHLIGHTS

It’s gonna be brief and easy, the purpose here is to give you a quick yet useful overview.
The first section is about what a chatbot really is.
The second explains the reason why it is becoming a key tool for communication with customers.
The third is a list of main applications for business.
Titles () summarize the concept so you can have an overview at a glance.  Continue reading

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Easy and free professional website. What you really buy with a service like Wix.

(overview(): 2 min – reading time 8 min)

INTRO

This post has just a simple purpose, helping non-developers understand what a service like Wix truly gives you.
I am a web developer, so I can see that a website made with Wix, 1and1 etc. is everything but professional and why.
If I am looking for a business on the web and I land on that type of website, the message I get is “we don’t really care about quality and professionality”, so I go over.
But I am aware that not everybody can see what I see and understand what exactly is wrong with those websites.

Here’s what I found on the internet and not only there, concerning the reasons which are easier to understand for non-developers as well.
Wix is one of the most famous, so I focused on it.
This is an attempt to make this topic clearer, in a easy way, for everybody and also for those who were maybe thinking to buy a service like that. Buy? Is it not for free?.. No! Ok, we can go straight to the first point I guess.

HIGHLIGHTS

It’s gonna be brief and easy, the purpose here is to give you a quick yet useful overview.
Titles () summarize the concept so you can have an overview at a glance. Continue reading