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When I started my career as a software engineer, I was young and inexperienced. I was not sure what I needed to learn, how to do my job, and I was missing information that could help me. I didn’t have a mentor or a coach, nor did I have senior engineers that could guide me easily; they were very good at their job, but they couldn’t explain why. I always wished there was a guideline or a rulebook that I could follow so I could improve myself and my work. I searched the internet for articles and books with opinions and experiences from other engineers. …


I started working with PHP many years ago. I was 15 years old, and I didn’t have any formal education or knowledge about programming or engineering. I was just curious about it. Initially, I used it to send emails with the help of mail() function, and then I started to work with forms and slowly learned control structures. …


You’ve just joined a new team or company. Or maybe your team starts working on a fresh project. Or maybe there is a strong business need to deliver a piece of software quickly. Whatever the situation, for some hard-to-understand reason, your squad is not doing automated tests. …

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Dan Gurgui

Software Engineer and Technology Enthusiast