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As I lay here on my sofa, nursing my wounds. You know those kinds that seem like they would never heal? Addictions! Those stuffs you know are bad for you and you should leave… But each time you try, your strength fails you. Yes, you got addicted to the wrong person.

So as I sit here contemplating my predicament, over there standing three feet away from me in my living room, excited for no sane reason, smiling showing all thirty four dentition, is… You guessed right! My STUPID FRIEND. Cursed with great dexterity when it comes to playing the piano, and blessed with the most horrendous voice on earth. Even don jazzy sounds better! Makes me wonder what was going through the mind of his Creator on the day he was created. …


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Normally when working on projects, especially when collaborating with others, we usually don’t work directly on our master branch.

We checkout to a new branch(create a new branch) to develop the particular feature you are working on then push to the online repo and create a “pull request”. Whoever is in charge of coordinating the project, reviews your code and once he/she is sure that everything works fine. They merge your code into the main branch.

A “pull request”, is like saying “Hey! …


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My dreams of becoming a reputable civil engineer who worked with one of these multinationals had crashed with the falling oil prices in 2015. The oil companies and oil servicing companies I grew up around in the then oil city of Warri had pulled away and scampered off to safer environments.

Now I as stood here 3 years later with Uloma, gazing into her beautiful eyes, something else warmed heart, in the distance a light was flickering, and it wasn’t her beauty, well at least not today. …


We are consistently making changes to files as programmers. You add new lines of code, you pull out old ones or refactor them. With this comes a risk, you could eventually mess things up and want to go back in time to a point where everything worked perfectly. Well you could probably have decided to “ctrl + z ” till whenever that was. But why would you want to kill yourself?

Behold Git. See the light.

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So what the heck is Git?

Git is a version control system used for tracking changes made to files. Although largely used by programmers, git can be used by virtually anyone…even your village people (ask Nigerians.), …

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Rukee Ojigbo

In real life I love to write, tell stories and madly enjoy reading screenplays. I’am Currently Training as a Software Engineer at Decagon Institute

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