Today I (re)discovered the Google C++ Style Guide. There are other Google Style Guides.
Monthly Archives: May 2021
Some professional advice via r/programming today: My Personal Creed of Employment and All the best engineering advice I stole from non-technical people.
Learn X in Y minutes
Today on r/programming: Learn X in Y minutes — looks like a great resource! I read the PHP notes, they were good. Comprehensive and to the point.
The puzzle of motivation by Dan Pink
An old TED Talk: The puzzle of motivation:
Laws of UX
Today I stumbled upon: Laws of UX. It has Jakob’s Law.
Alda for music programming
Alda is a text-based programming language for music composition. Interesting!
There’s lots to know about Voice/SIP for VoIP.
Unicode Regular Expressions
Found some good info on Unicode in regular expressions: Unicode Regular Expressions. Particularly some good doco about Unicode Categories and how to indicate them in regular expressions.
No meta characters in regex character classes
Today while reading Writing better Regular Expressions in PHP I learned that meta characters are treated as literals in character classes. So
'/^(\d[.]\d)$/' will match
'1.2' but not
'1x2'. Who knew!?
String validation in PHP
Learn about character type checking and filter_var. I bumped into these while reading Writing better Regular Expressions in PHP.