Shitposts Weekly (2018/12/29)

Medium articles neither rare nor well-done for the week ending 29 December 2018.

🎵 It’s the end of the year as we know it, and I feel fine… 🎵

Happy New Year, folks. Drive safely, take an Uber or Lyft if you drink too much, and remember that companies like AAA offer free towing on New Year’s Eve.

The most important lessons I’ve learned after a year of working with React: A webshit claims to have learned some lessons while working with a webshit that helps make websites party like it’s 1999. There’s nothing useful here.

Concepts to become an advanced React developer: A webshit shits webshit, starting with a blatant lie. I’m sure this is useful for webshits, but please just write native applications instead. Users will thank you for not having to deal with webshit that takes a minute to load.

Military Fanboys Are Obsessively Reenacting America’s Next Civil War: A writer investigates a bunch of fuckwits who sincerely believe they will be able to stand up to the US Army for longer than it would take to drop a few cluster bombs.

Rare articles which are well-done.

Top 12 Things That Destroy Developer Productivity: A developer posts a listicle the assholes who made it necessary will never read.

Inflamed Bodies, Depressed Minds: A psychiatrist takes a look at one of the lesser-known causes of depression.

We fired our top talent. Best decision we ever made.: A developer talks about the consequences of removing organizational necrosis from the company.


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