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Dan Bader

Hey, I’m Dan and I love helping developers take their coding skills and productivity to the next level. I’m an independent software engineer, productivity nut, author, and speaker. Check out my Python tutorials and videos.

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Don’t Make This Code Review Mistake

By Dan Bader / December 22, 2016

Ever introduced code reviews to an existing code base? It can be awesome, or pure hell – On that nice Vancouver morning I sat down with a fresh cup of coffee, ready to dig in and give some feedback on a fix we wanted to ship before the end of the sprint. When I loaded […]

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Why you should do most of your text editing in Sublime Text

By Dan Bader / December 15, 2016

When 15-year old me decided to become the world’s greatest guitarist my ingenious battle plan looked like this: I’m just going to practice all the genres that I like at the same time. 🎸 That’ll give me maximum exposure and I’ll be able to rock it out in no time. So, off I went and got […]

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Getting fired for a debug “print” statement?

By Dan Bader / December 8, 2016

Did I ever tell you about that one time I took down the customer portal for a seven figure SaaS business with an accidental debug print statement? It was easily one of my most uncomfortable moments in my developer career. I had just joined this team maintaining and building a big Python web app that […]