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Why Get Into Competitive Programming?

Why Get Into Competitive Programming?

Update: 2021-08-30
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We step away from our microservices deployments to meet around the water cooler and discuss the things on our minds, while Joe is playing Frogger IRL, Allen “Eeyores” his way to victory, and Michael has some words about his keyvoard, er, kryboard, leybaord, ugh, k-e-y-b-o-a-r-d!

The full show notes for this episode are available at https://www.codingblocks.net/episode166.

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Water Cooler Gossip > Office Memos

  • Are you interested in competitive programming?
  • Michael gives a short term use review of his Moonlander.
  • Spring makes Java better.

Resources We Like

Tip of the Week

  • Learn C the Hard Way: Practical Exercises on the Computational Subjects You Keep Avoiding (Like C) by Zed Shaw (Amazon)
  • With Windows Terminal installed:
    • In File Explorer, right click on or in a folder and select Open in Windows Terminal.
    • Right click on the Windows Terminal icon to start a non-default shell.
  • SonarLint is a free and open source IDE extension that identifies and helps you fix quality and security issues as you code. (SonarLint.org)
  • Use docker buildx to create custom builders. Just be sure to call docker buildx stop when you’re done with it. (Docker docs: docker buildxdocker buildx stop)
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Why Get Into Competitive Programming?

Why Get Into Competitive Programming?

Allen Underwood, Michael Outlaw, Joe Zack