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Niko Heikkilä

A blog powered by coffee, VS Code, and Gatsby.

Quoth the Raven, Virtualize Your Stand-Ups

How asynchronous communication drives success in the time of Coronavirus

Being a Good Developer: Six Tips for a Painless Code Review

Walk another mile and make the code review a joyful experience.

The Five Ideals of Developer Experience

Assessing the anti-patterns and embracing the remedies.

Checking a Web Page for Dead Links

A Golang Command-Line Tutorial

Death of the Production Line and Factory Workers Attitude

Whether you're a practical nurse, a salesperson, or a senior software architect, it all begins from the community (and a head full of strong will).

Customizing Your Shell Prompt for Productivity

To developers, command line is a natural environment for daily work. It makes sense then to customize it to be as helpful as possible.

Why I'm Quitting Twitter

Recently I ended a long relationship with Twitter, and I'm relieved.

The Definitive List of Things I Don't Know

We have a serious problem and we as professionals are responsible for fixing it by admitting the world that you don't need to know everything.