Thinking of customers like a CEO: lessons learned along the way

The story I’m going to talk about is not related to my current job, anyway.

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Tips & Tricks from my linux experience

This article is the summary of a talk I gave for Linux Day Avellino 2019. Slides are here.

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How internet ads work

Since money was invented, people felt the urge to advertise their products to others. I live very near to Pompeii (Italy) and if you visit this incredible town you’ll discover that in 79 a.D. there were a lot of ads painted on walls, trying to sell you wine, prostitutes, or ask for a vote.

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Jest and Puppeteer from the barricades

When I started my career as a software developer I immediately become “friend” with the concepts of unit testing and integration testing. At the time (2012) the backend was written in Java and the frontend was written in GWT, a Java framework to build UIs that is compiled to JS.

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What is the difference between var, let and const in Javascript

I did some interviews in the last few days, the role we were searching was “super-duper senior javascript master” so I asked this very simple question as starter:

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Detect network issues from your pc to a remote url

Suppose you see that a website, or a URL, that seems to be unaccessible.

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Typescript, Babel, Webpack, ESLint: my configuration

The purpose of this post is to give you, dear reader, an example of the configuration I use on some projects. Configuring the whole stack is sometimes frustrating. Here’s what works for me.

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Typescript: why so complicated?! (A list of my preferred options)

Hey there, after digging about how Typescript settings mesh together, I decided to write my article about what I found the hard way, hoping to clear the path for newcomers.

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I work remote, I do two video meetings per day

Do you love meetings? Do you enjoy taking a break from your work and talk - ehm, listen to your managers, stakeholders, customers, peers? I suppose you not. If you’re like me, 99% of your work life meetings have been a total waste of time.

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SSH cheatsheet (from zero to hero)

SSH is one of the basic commands you need to master, no matter what’s your platform of choice. Because you’ll always end up working on some random server, and you’ll have to login to see logs or restarting services. Also, you’ll never see it as a skill to show because it’s implicit that you have to know how to use it, at least for logging in to some website.

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