In this episode, we're talking about lessons learned and the lessons we still need to learn. Also, Michael shares some anti-monetization strategies, Allen wins by default, and Joe keeps it real 59/60 days a year!
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Exceptions vs Errors in Java
Exceptions: Unwanted or unexpected events NullPointerException IntegerOverflowException IllegalArgumentException Errors: Serious problems that you should try not to catch - generally no recovery OutOfMemoryError StackOverflowError NoClassDefFoundError What happens if your code runs in a background thread? Thread gets terminated, but the application keeps running Resources are released, dependent threads are terminated It's up to the owner of the thread to handle the situation The best practice is to attempt to handle these situations by validating at startup
Question from Twitter: (thanks jvilaverde!)
How do you guys keep up with your data sources?
Coding Blocks Slack ( /slack) Hacker News
StackOverflow Survey (thanks mikerg!)
70% of all respondents are using or are planning to use AI tools in their development process this year 82% of people learning to code plan to use AI 30% don't plan on it 40% of devs trust the accuracy of AI Highest paid languages? Zig, Erlang, RB, Scala, Lisp, F# Lowest paid? Dart, MATLAB, PHP, Visual Basic, Delphi Warning: remember the audience! Web Frameworks: React 40% Angular 17%, Vue 16% Other frameworks: .NET, NumPy, Pandas What does this tell you about the demographics? Docker 51%, Kubernetes 20%
Resources We Like
StackOverflow 2023 Survey Results ( survey.stackoverflow.com) We <3 Kubernetes ( episode 147) Is Kubernetes Programming? ( episode 141) Chik-Fil-A A Kubernetes Success Story ( appvia.io) How to write amazing unit tests ( episode 54) Zig Language ( ziglang.org) Unit Testing Principles, Practices, and Patterns: Effective testing styles, patterns, and reliable automation for unit testing, mocking, and integration testing with examples in C# ( Amazon)