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How I see developers and writing
Transcript of How I see developers and writing
I'm really proud
b: an apology
b: an apology
c: A point by point deconstruction of how the event was wrongly advertised to the company, and an invitation for everyone to debate their work priorities and how to solve scheduling conflicts
This is an
It's written by engineers
1. Start with the good
A long time ago in a galaxy far,
...no one had the patience for
It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to Heaven, we were all going direct the other way--in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only.
2. Keep sh*t
It was a
but it was also a
Goodbye, mission control.
Thanks for trying.
Brought roses home.
Keys didn't fit.
Failed class. Attempted suicide. Failed again.
3. Write the
sh*t people say
That is a rule with which
I will not
5.206 - Beginning a sentence with a conjunction
There is a widespread belief—
one with no historical or grammatical foundation
—that it is an error to begin a sentence with a conjunction such as and, but, or so. In fact, a substantial percentage (often as many as 10 percent) of the sentences in
begin with conjunctions. It has been so for centuries, and even the most conservative grammarians have followed this practice.
Start with the
Write the sh*t
go on to the end, we shall fight in France,
fight on the seas and oceans,
fight with growing confidence and growing strength in the air, we shall defend our Island, whatever the cost may be,
fight on the beaches,
fight on the landing grounds,
fight in the fields and in the streets,
fight in the hills;
We shall go on to the end, fighting in France, on the seas and oceans, and in the air.
We shall defend our Island, whatever the cost may be, on the beaches, on the landing grounds, in the fields and streets, and in the hills.
We shall never surrender
Rules of Writing
if you can tell an engineer wrote it.