Ionică Bizău

Programmer, Pianist, Jesus follower

How I npm

I write a lot of code every day, publishing my code on GitHub and npm. Each tiny package I create does something, and in most of the cases it's a module which can be used in other applications. 🍀

💭 What is npm?

In case you don't know, npm is the default package manager for Node.js. Note that there we can publish modules which are not Node.js specific.

Its name stands for * need pray more* (or nuclear pizza machine, or npm's pretty magical etc etc).

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What to Do When Your Website is Broken

Our job as developers is to break and fix stuff every day. Sometimes, some of us even do it on production servers. But during emergencies, they just tend to apply a quick fix which may not actually fix anything at all— in fact, it could even make things worse.

On some days, it works! But it's still very dangerous:

website is broken
This is a good example of fixing a bug on production with a happy ending. [[source]](http://imgur.com/vWkPc1m.)

These things happen. But when they do, how can we address these issues with confidence and in the best way possible?

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The Amazing Tangram Square

I was 7 years old when I first found out what the Tangram Square is. I saw it in a Maths book and I quickly started to have fun with it.💫

The Tangram is a Chinese geometrical puzzle consisting of a square cut into seven pieces:

  • 2 large right triangles
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