Tag: code

Engineering Mantras

Like everyone else, I have a list of favorite quotes that have influenced me or that I have found especially compelling. In the technical world, these sometimes become mantras, guidance, or even best practices. Briefly, here are some of my favorites. A prototype is worth a thousand meetings. This one…
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Rainbow Parentheses in Vim

Vim doesn't support rainbow parentheses highlighting, out-of-the-box, for anything except Lisp. Rainbow highlighting is pretty awesome though, so if you want it for something like C or C++, a plugin is your best option. I had been using kien's plugin for the last few years, and was generally happy with…
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Cheat Sheet for git Submodules

I use git submodules pretty often. Usually, I interact with them while maintaining my configuration files ('dotfiles'), which you can find on Github. I have 45 submodules in that repository. Pretty epic. If you are looking for a full tutorial, I highly recommend the git-scm page on this. So, cheat…
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