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Permission, Approval, and Feedback

You might need permission, but feedback is more valuable.

The More Things Change

Cycle time is ALWAYS important

Built-In Functionality

Just because you can shell out and call a script, that doesn’t mean you should.

What happens when you can't even Tidy First?

What is Refactoring and when do you do it?

Best Practices and Cargo Cults

Don’t blindly copy what others, even successful others, are doing.

Monitoring vs. Observability

Monitoring and Observability are NOT the same thing.

Where do defects come from?

Is it someone’s fault, the system’s fault, or a balance of both?

Code Golf

In golf you want fewer strokes. In code, that’s rarely the case.